Applications for the EAVE TRT Scholarship 2023 Have Started

What is the EAVE TRT Scholarship?

The cooperation that TRT has signed with EAVE (European Audiovisual Entrepreneurs), the most important producers network in the world, continues. With this cooperation, a producer from Turkey qualifies for an EAVE TRT Scholarship. The selected producer participates in the 2023 EAVE Producers Workshop, which will last for a year. Then, they graduate from EAVE at the end of the year.

Application deadline: September 12th, 2022 (11:59 pm)

What does being an EAVE Graduate bring to a producer?

Becoming an EAVE graduate means for a producer to be involved in a network where relationships are maintained with managers of international film organizations, producers from different countries, directors of sales and distribution agencies, and film festivals.

EAVE graduates join a unique network of European producers that form one of the backbones of the world film industry. In addition, EAVE participants and members can benefit from the partnerships that EAVE maintains with Europe’s leading film festivals and markets.

What is EAVE?

EAVE (European Audiovisual Entrepreneurs) is one of Europe’s leading producer education programs, made up of a unique network of over 2200 producers. In recent years, EAVE has been constantly reviewing its training activities and preparing new workshop programs in order to continuously strengthen European independent productions so that they can compete successfully in Europe and in global markets, and to contribute to the sustainability and competitiveness of the producers by reinforcing their creative, managerial and financial skills. Collaborating with a wide network around the world, EAVE participates in programs organized for producers in Europe, South America, the Arab World, Asia, Africa and Russia. Founded in 1988, EAVE aims to create professional training opportunities and facilitate co-production relationships by bringing together producers from different parts of the world.

How Does the Process Work at the EAVE Producers Workshop?

Half of the participants selected for the EAVE Producers Workshop attend the course with a project; they develop their projects with other producers and experts in intensive meetings that take place throughout the year. The other half join EAVE to develop their companies and careers. Most of the producers with projects attend the first two meetings with their scriptwriters; holds one-on-one meetings with script consultants.

The other half join EAVE to develop their companies and careers. Most of the producers with projects attend the first two meetings with their script writers; holds one-on-one meetings with scenario consultants.

In the first two workshops, the participants work in groups with experienced producers, script consultants, experts in development-production finance and legal processes of co-productions, and experienced people in marketing, sales, presentation and packaging. In the third workshop, meetings are held with decision makers consisting of 60-70 people, including representatives of the world’s most important cinema organizations; They talk about their projects, companies and careers.

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What expenses does EAVE TRT Scholarship cover?

The producer selected for the EAVE TRT Scholarship gains the right to attend EAVE meetings and workshops for a year free of charge. These expenses generally cover the following:

  • Application and registration fee
  • Producers Workshop membership fee
  • Conference fee for each workshop (participation in events, full board accommodation)
  • Transportation costs (depending on the city where the EAVE Producers Workshop will be held)

When and where will the 2023 EAVE Producers Workshop take place?

Workshop 1 – Luxemburg, March 3-10, 2023

Workshop 2 – Alpbach, Avusturya, June 11-18, 2023

Workshop 3 – Hollanda, October 2023

For more information on the EAVE Producers Workshop, please click here.

Who can apply for EAVE TRT Scholarship?

All producers who are currently working in the film and television industry and wish to increase their knowledge and experience in international co-productions can apply for the EAVE TRT Scholarship. Candidates can apply with a fiction, documentary or TV series project they are developing, or they can apply without a project. Since all meetings and workshops will be held in English, the producer applying for the EAVE TRT Scholarship must be able to speak English at an advanced level. You can find the details for application conditions and required documents below.

How will be the application process?

Producers who want to apply for EAVE TRT Scholarship are required to fill in the Application Form at the links below and send all the necessary documents to 12punto@trt.net.tr between August 26 – September 12. Applications with missing documents will not be accepted. Applicant producers can confirm that their documents have been received in full at the phone number below. 5 applications will be selected by TRT from among the applications received. EAVE will conduct interviews with the selected candidates and select the producer who wins the EAVE TRT Scholarship in December 2022.

 

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For detailed information and questions:

12punto@trt.net.tr

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Countdown for “12 Punto 2022” Has Started!

Turkey’s biggest script development and co-production platform “12 Punto 2022”, will be held for the 4th time this year. The event, which will be held on 19th to 26th June, will bring together the leading names of world cinema.

“12 Punto 2022”, which is the first and only project for the cinema industry in Turkey, begins. The event, which will be held on 3 different platforms with the participation of directors, producers and film industry professionals from 16 different countries between 19-26 June, will bring together the leading names of world cinema in Istanbul.

TRT General Manager Mehmet Zahid Sobacı shared on his social media account that the date of the event was announced and said, “Turkey’s largest script development and co-production platform 12 Punto, organized by TRT Cinema, will be held between 19-26 June this year in Istanbul with the participation of important representatives of the cinema industry from 16 countries.”

The most important names of world cinema at “12 Punto 2022”

12 Punto 2022 will host film professionals from different geographies of the world this year. Filmmakers from France, Italy, Germany, Spain, England, Qatar, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Palestine, Sweden, USA, Bulgaria, Israel, Azerbaijan, Croatia, Macedonia and Turkey will meet at 12 Punto 2022.

Within the scope of 12 Punto 2022, masterclasses, panels and presentations with the directors of the most important institutions of the world cinema industry will be held at Feriye Cinema in Beşiktaş, Istanbul. The event will also be broadcast live on the social media accounts of 12 Punto 2022. In addition to screenings of award-winning international films co-produced by TRT, interviews will be held with the directors and producers of the films.

What will happen in 12 Punto 2022?

The owners of 12 feature film projects selected for 12 Punto 2022 between 19-26 June will hold special meetings with script consultants and attend workshops with marketing and presentation consultants. 3 projects selected by the international jury members from among the 12 finalist projects will receive the “TRT Co-Production Award”, 3 projects the “TRT Pre-Buy Award” and 6 projects the “TRT Project Development Award”. The awards will find their owners at the closing and award ceremony to be held on the evening of June 26. The “TRT International Co-Production Awards”, which will be given for the third time this year, will also be distributed at the award ceremony. This award will be given to international projects in which Turkish producers are partners.

The owners of the projects that won the “TRT Short Film Production Award” within the scope of 12 Punto 2022 will also develop their scenarios together with the leading directors and screenwriters of Turkish cinema.

12 Punto 2022 special broadcast every evening on TRT 2

“12 Punto 2022 Special” will be broadcast on TRT 2 every evening between 19-26 June at 19.00. The program will feature interviews with 12 Punto finalists, developments regarding the event, interviews and masterclasses with award-winning directors and producers of Turkish cinema.

Details on the events that address every aspect of the cinema industry such as directing, producing, scriptwriting, marketing, festivals, distribution, animation, film funds and important stages in the production process of a film will be announced at www.trt12punto.com in the coming days.

TRT Co-production “Triangle of Sadness” Wins the Palme d’Or

TRT co-production “Triangle of Sadness”, the new movie of the Palme d’Or Award-winning director Ruben Östlund, won the “Palme d’Or” at the 75th Cannes Film Festival, where it had its world premiere.

Swedish director Ruben Östlund’s TRT co-production “Triangle of Sadness” won the “Palme d’Or”, the highest award at the 75th Cannes Film Festival. The film, which made its world premiere at the festival, one of the most prestigious events in the film industry, received a standing ovation from the audience for minutes after the screening.

A satirical film where roles and classes are reversed

Ruben Östlund, one of the most important directors of our time, continues his perspective in the films “Tourist” and “Kare”, in which he achieved international success, in the film “Triangle of Sorrow”. As in his previous films, Östlund satirizes human nature in this film, and builds the black comedy world in the film on the absurd situations of the upper middle class and upper classes. Co-production of Turkey, Sweden, France, USA, England, Switzerland and Greece, “Triangle of Sadness” tells the story of young modeling couple Carl and Yaya on a super luxury cruise with billionaire passengers. After a storm, Carl and Yaya are stranded on a desert island with a group of billionaires and one of the ship’s cleaners. “Triangle of Sadness” is a satirical film where the hierarchy is suddenly turned upside down and roles and classes are reversed.

TRT Co-production “Triangle of Sadness” Premiered at the 75th Cannes Film Festival

TRT co-production “Triangle of Sadness”, by the Palme d’Or Award-winning director Ruben Östlund, had its world premiere in the main competition section of the 75th Cannes Film Festival.

“Triangle of Sadness”, a TRT co-production film by Swedish director Ruben Östlund, awarded the Palme d’Or, had its world premiere in the main competition section of the Cannes Film Festival. After the gala screening, in which TRT Deputy General Manager Ziyad Varol also attended, the film received standing ovation by the audience for several minutes. Awards at the festival, which is one of the most prestigious events in the film industry, will find their owners on Saturday, May 28.

The last film of the Palme d’Or winner Ruben Östlund‘s TRT co-production is at Cannes

The new film of Ruben Östlund, one of the most important directors of today who was awarded the Palme d’Or, had its world premiere in the main competition section of the 75th Cannes Film Festival. Ruben Östlund continues his perspective he had in the films “Tourist” and “Kare”, in which he achieved international success, in the film “Triangle of Sadness” as well. As in his previous films, Östlund satirizes human nature in this film, and builds the black comedy world in the film on the absurd situations of the upper middle class and upper classes.

Co-production of Turkey, Sweden, France, USA, England, Switzerland and Greece, “Triangle of Sadness” tells the story of young modeling couple Carl and Yaya on a super luxury cruise with billionaire passengers. After a storm, Carl and Yaya are stranded on a desert island with a group of billionaires and one of the ship’s cleaners. “Triangle of Sadness” is a satirical film where the hierarchy is suddenly turned upside down and roles and classes are reversed.

5 Awards from Istanbul Film Festival to TRT Co-Productions

The awards were given to their owners at the 41st “Istanbul Film Festival” this year. TRT co-production “Klondike” won the “Best Film” and “Best Cinematography” awards, while TRT co-productions “Empire of the Rabbits” and “Bars”, which competed in the festival’s industry section “Meetings on the Bridge”, won a total of 3 awards throughout the night.

Meeting with cinema lovers between 8-19 April, the winners of the “41st Istanbul Film Festival” have been announced. TRT co-production “Klondike”, which competed in the “National Competition” section, left the night with the “Best Film” and “Best Cinematography” awards, which are the biggest awards. In the industry section of the festival, “Meetings on the Bridge”, TRT co-productions “Empire of the Rabbits” and “Bars” won 3 awards in total. In addition, one of the 13 projects competing in the “Film Development” category was awarded the “TRT Special Award” this year, as every year.

TRT co-production “Klondike” won the grand prize “Golden Tulip”

The TRT co-production “Klondike” directed by Maryna Er Gorbach and produced by Mehmet Bahadır Er won the “Best Film” and “Best Cinematography” awards in the “National Competition” category of the festival. The film, which tells the story of Ira, a pregnant woman living on the Ukraine-Russia border, who does not leave her home despite the siege of her village by separatist groups, won the grand prize “Golden Tulip”. Director Maryna Er Gorbach, who could not attend the night, conveyed her message after it won the “Best Film Award” and thanked the Ministry of Culture and Tourism and TRT for supporting the film in Turkey, saying that they dedicated the film to Ukrainian women fighting for the lives of children in the war.

3 awards for TRT co-productions in “Meetings on the Bridge”

TRT co-productions got 3 awards from the festival’s industry section “Meetings on the Bridge. In the category of “Work in Progress”, where projects at the editing stage compete, the movie “Empire of the Rabbits” won 2 awards, and the movie “Bars” won 1 award. The movie “Empire of the Rabbits” directed by Seyfettin Tokmak and produced by Zeynep Koray won the “Anadolu Efes Award” and the “mute.istanbul Foley Award”. The film “Bars” directed by Orçun Köksal and produced by Sinan Kesova won the “Daire Creative Visual Design Award”.

“TRT Special Award” given to “Lo-Fi” project

One of the 13 projects competing in the “Film Development” category of “Meetings on the Bridge”, the industry section of the Istanbul Film Festival, was awarded the “TRT Special Award” this year, as every year. In the “Film Development” category of “Meetings on the Bridge” held on April 14-16 this year, the “Lo-Fi” project directed by Alican Durbaş and produced by İpek Erden won the “TRT Special Award”.

TRT Co-production “Triangle of Sadness” to Compete at the 75th Cannes Film Festival

TRT co-production “Triangle of Sadness”, the new movie by the Golden Palm Award-winning director Ruben Östlund, has been selected for the main competition section of the 75th Cannes Film Festival.

The films that will compete for the “Golden Palm” and other awards at the Cannes Film Festival, the most prestigious film festival in the world, have been announced. Swedish director Ruben Östlund’s TRT co-production “Triangle of Sadness” will compete in the main competition section of the Cannes Film Festival, which will be held for the 75th time this year between 17-28 May.

The last film of the Palme d’Or winner Ruben Östlund’s TRT co-production is at Cannes

One of the most important directors of our time, Ruben Östlund’s new film, awarded the Palme d’Or, has become one of the 18 films selected for the main competition of the Cannes Film Festival. Ruben Östlund continues his perspective he had in the films “Tourist” and “Kare”, in which he achieved international success, in the film “Triangle of Sadness”. As in his previous films, Östlund satirizes human nature in this film, and builds the black comedy world in the film on the absurd situations of the upper middle class and upper classes. Co-production of Turkey, Sweden, France, USA, England, Switzerland and Greece, “Triangle of Sadness” tells the story of young modeling couple Carl and Yaya on a super luxury cruise with billionaire passengers. After a storm, Carl and Yaya are stranded on a desert island with a group of billionaires and one of the ship’s cleaners. “Triangle of Sadness” is a satirical film where the hierarchy is suddenly turned upside down and roles and classes are reversed.

International success of TRT co-productions continues

TRT continues its successful international co-productions. Prior to that, being the co-producer of the films “Quo Vadis, Aida?” by Bosnian director Jasmila Zbanic and “It Must Be Heaven” by Palestinian director Elia Süleiman, TRT this time co-produced the Golden Palm Award-winning director Ruben Östlund’s long-awaited new project “Triangle of Sadness”. TRT co-production “Quo Vadis, Aida?”, had its world premiere at the 77th Venice Film Festival and won awards by competing in many festivals. The film, which was nominated in the “Best International Film” category at the 94th Academy Awards, won the “Best Film”, “Best Director” and “Best Actress” awards at the European Film Awards, known as Europe’s Oscar. TRT’s co-production “It Must Be Heaven” competed at the 72nd Cannes Film Festival and won a special mention and FIPRESCI awards.

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Finalists of “12 Punto 2022” Announced

12 Punto 2022, the biggest script development and co-production platform of Turkey, which will be organized for the 4th time this year by TRT, 12 projects that made it to the finals in the feature film category and the projects that won the “TRT Short Film Production Award”were determined.

The finalists of “12 Punto 2022”, which is the first and only project for the cinema industry in Turkey, have been determined. The preliminary jury, consisting of important representatives of Turkish cinema, evaluated the applicant projects and selected 12 feature-length projects to compete in the event. Young directors at the beginning of their careers and experienced filmmakers are among the 12 finalist projects determined by the preliminary jury. 6 of the projects that will compete at this year’s event consist of the directors’ first film project, and 4 projects are directed by female directors.

12 finalists selected from 134 feature film projects

scenarios were evaluated by the preliminary jury as a result of technical controls. In the preliminary jury of 12 Punto 2022, screenwriter Gülin Tokat, producer Zeynep Koray, director and producer Atalay Taşdiken, producer Halil Kardaş and Istanbul University Communication Faculty Cinema Department Lecturer Prof. Dr. Şükrü Sim took place. Among the 12 finalists selected by the international jury in the feature film category, 3 projects will be awarded the “TRT Co-Production Award”, 3 projects the “TRT Pre-Buy Award” and 6 projects the “TRT Project Development Award”. The owners of the 12 finalist projects will hold meetings with the world’s most important scenario consultants and develop their scenarios within the scope of “12 Punto 2022” to be held in June this year. In addition, they will meet with the world’s most important marketing and presentation consultants on the tricks of sharing their films with potential investors, partners, fund managers and decision makers of the cinema industry. While the finalist projects will meet with international consultants at the event, masterclasses, panels and interviews will be held with important names of Turkish and world cinema for film professionals and cinema lovers.

12 projects that won the “TRT Short Film Production Award” were determined

The 12 projects that won the “TRT Short Film Production Award” in 12 Punto 2022, to which 312 short film projects applied this year, were also determined by expert jury members. The winning projects were determined by the jury members Film Critic Alin Taşçıyan, Screenwriter-Director Banu Sıvacı and TRT 2 Cinematic Content Editor Mehmet Ali Karga. The owners of the projects that won the “TRT Short Film Production Award” will develop their projects with their script consultants in 12 Punto 2022, which will take place in June. The short films will be broadcast on TRT 2 after their production is completed.

12 Punto 2022 Feature Film Finalist Projects:

  • “Expectation” (Beklenti) / Director: Ali Özel / Producer: Funda Ödemiş
  • “Avalanche” (Çığ) / Director – Producer: Erdem Tepegöz
  • “After Esma” (Esma’dan Sonra) / Director: Mehmet Atan / Producer: Ahmet Edebali
  • “The Remains” (Geride Kalanlar) / Director: Mert Berdilek / Producer: Tarık Tufan
  • “Flowers For Moth” (Güve Çiçeği) / Director: Büşra Bülbül / Producer: Bekir Bülbül
  • “This Beautiful Night” (Güzel Bir Gece) / Director: Ozan Yoleri / Producer: Alara Hamamcıoğlu, Ilgım Coşar
  • “Those Who Whistle After Dark” (Karanlıkta Islık Çalanlar) / Director: Pınar Yorgancıoğlu / Producer: Bekir Açıksöz, Furkan Besli, Zeynep Ekmekçi
  • “Complex” (Kompleks) / Director – Producer: Ali Aydın
  • “Blind Night” (Kör Gece) / Director: Reis Çelik / Producer: İsmail Anıl Çelik
  • “Wait Till You Hear Mine” (O da Bir Şey Mi) / Director: Pelin Esmer / Producer: Dilde Mahalli
  • “The Farm” (Süt Çiftliği) / Director: Elif Eda Karagöz / Producer: Enes Erbay
  • “Directors Cut” (Yönetmen Kurgusu) / Director: Aydın Sayman / Producer: Haydar Işık

12 Punto 2022 “TRT Short Film Production Award” Winning Projects:

  • “Tent” (Anılar Çadırı) / Director – Producer: Ayşenur Karasu
  • “A Beautiful View” (Bir Güzel Manzara) / Director: Muhammed Fatih Andı / Producer: Uğur Veli
  • “Face ID” / Director – Producer: Enes Yıldız
  • “Your Eyes” (Gözlerin) / Director – Producer: Korhan Topçu
  • “Congratulatory Visit” (Hayırlı Olsun Ziyareti) / Director – Producer: Muaz Güneş
  • “I Haven’t Finished Writing Yet” (Henüz Yazmayı Bitirmedim) / Director: Ruken Doğu Erdede / Producer: Öykü Teoman
  • “The Shell” (Kabuk) / Director – Producer: Sema Güler
  • “Lost Notes” (Kayıp Notalar) / Director: Yağmur Kartal / Producer: Cüneyt Karakuş
  • “After Thirty Minutes” (Otuz Dakikadan Sonra) / Director – Producer: Hasan Ali Kılıçgün
  • “Gamechanger” (Oyunbozan) / Director: İlayda İşeri / Producer: Fehmi Öztürk
  • “Orange Smell” (Portakal Kokusu) / Director – Producer: Esra Genç
  • “Zahir” / Director – Producer: Dilan Ekin
TRT Ortak Yapımı Filmler 41. İstanbul Film Festivali’nde

TRT Co-Produced Films To Compete at the 41st Istanbul Film Festival

TRT co-productions and films supported by TRT will be compete at the “41st Istanbul Film Festival”. In the “National Competition” section of the festival, TRT co-productions “Klondike”, “The Last Birds of Passage” supported by TRT and “Together, We Shall Die” films, while the industry section of the festival, “Meetings on the Bridge”, TRT co-productions “Empire of the Rabbits”, “Bars” and “Hope” films will compete.

Organized by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (İKSV) since 1982, the “Istanbul Film Festival” will be held for the 41st time this year between 8-19 April. In the “National Competition” section of the festival, TRT co-production “Klondike”, and “Together, We Shall Die” supported by TRT will compete for the Golden Tulip. The film “Together, We Shall Die” will also be screened in the “International Competition” section of the festival. “Meetings on the Bridge”, the industry section of the festival, will feature TRT co-productions “Empire of the Rabbits”, “Bars” and “Hope”. In addition, the “TRT Special Award” will be given to the best project this year, as every year, at the “Meetings on the Bridge Film Development Workshop”.

Award-winning TRT co-production “Klondike”, about the Russia-Ukraine crisis, at the Main Competition

Directed by Maryna Er Gorbach and produced by Mehmet Bahadır Er, the TRT co-production “Klondike” focuses on an event in the past of the current Russian-Ukrainian war. The film tells the story of Ira, a pregnant woman living on the Ukraine-Russia border, who does not leave her home despite the siege of her village by separatist groups. It will compete in the “National Competition” category, which is the main competition category of the Istanbul Film Festival.

“The Last Birds of the Passage”, supported by TRT competes for Golden Tulip and Best First Feature

“The Last Birds of Passage” supported by TRT will compete for the “Golden Tulip” grand prize in the “National Competition” category of the festival and the “Seyfi Teoman Best Debut Film Award” given in memory of director Seyfi Teoman who passed away in 2012. Directed by İffet Eren Danışman Boz and produced by Eyüp Boz, “The Last Birds of the Passage” tells the life of Sarıkeçili Yörüks, who have been continuing the nomadic culture in Anatolia for a thousand years. The film, which won the TRT Pre-Purchase Award in 12 Punto, held in 2019, had its world premiere at the 34th Tokyo Film Festival.

“Together, We Shall Die”supported by TRT, will compete in “National” and “International Competition”

Directed by Hakkı Kurtuluş and Melik Saraçoğlu and produced by Yamaç Okur, Aslı Erdem and Hakkı Kurtuluş, “Together, We Shall Die” supported by TRT will compete in the National and International Competition sections of the festival. The film, which won the TRT Pre-Buy Award, tells the passionate and destructive love story of Mazhar and Ece.

Three films co-produced by TRT will compete in “Meetings on the Bridge”

3 films co-produced by TRT were selected in the Work in Progress category, in which projects in the editing phase of “Meetings on the Bridge”, the industry section of the Istanbul Film Festival, compete. TRT co-production films; “Empire of the Rabbits” directed by Seyfettin Tokmak and produced by Zeynep Koray, and “Bars” directed by Orçun Köksal and produced by Arda Çiltepe, Kadir Doğulu and Orçun Köksal and directed by Orhan İnce, “Hope” produced by Burak Kanisicak will compete in “Meetings on the Bridge”.

TRT Special Award in “Meetings on the Bridge”

One of the 13 projects competing in the Meetings on the Bridge Film Development category, the industry section of the Istanbul Film Festival, will be awarded the “TRT Special Award” this year, as every year. “Meetings on the Bridge” will be held on 14, 15 and 16 April this year.

“Best Director” Award from Sundance to TRT Co-production “Klondike”

TRT co-production “Klondike” directed by Maryna Er Gorbach won the “Best Director” award at the Sundance Film Festival, one of the 5 most important festivals in the world.

Awards found their owners at the Sundance Film Festival, organized by the Sundance Institute since 1981. TRT co-production “Klondike” won the “Best Director” award in the “International Competition” section of the festival, which was held online in the US state of Utah between January 20-30.

Words of praise from the competition jury

“Klondike”, which made its premiere at the “International Competition”, the main competition section of the Sundance Film Festival, where only 10 films from all over the world are selected each year, received the appreciation of the competition jury. The international competition jury of the festival presented the “Best Director Award” to Maryna Er Gorbach on the grounds that “a film that enlivens the viewer with its meticulously formed frames, elegantly woven story and beautiful performances of the actors”.

European premiere will be in Berlin

The film, which was shot by Ukrainian, Turkish, Czech, Bosnian and Georgian teams, will have its European premiere in the “Panorama” section of the 72nd Berlin International Film Festival, which will take place on February 10-20 with the participation of the team. The Ukraine-Turkey co-production film, which won the TRT International Co-Production Award in 12 Punto 2020, is directed by Maryna Er Gorbach and co-produced by Mehmet Bahadır Er. Starting with Irka, a pregnant woman living on the Ukraine-Russia border, who does not leave her home despite the siege of her village by separatist groups, “Klondike” is about Irka and her family finding themselves at the center of an international plane crash disaster.

107 Awards in 2021 for TRT Co-produced Films!

TRT co-produced films left their mark on national and international film festivals in 2021 with their success. TRT co-productions, which were deemed worthy of 107 awards from 171 festivals that they participated in in 2021, achieved great success.

TRT co-produced films won awards by competing in national and international film festivals in 2021, as in previous years. 31 films co-produced by TRT competed in festivals in 2021 and won a total of 107 awards in the national and international arena. Being a partner in quality films produced by experienced directors and young talents of Turkish cinema, TRT continues to support films in international and national festivals and distribution processes.

44 awards from the world’s major film festivals for TRT co-productions

Continuing their festival journey in the world’s leading film festivals, TRT co-produced films announced their success to the world by winning a total of 44 awards in international festivals in 2021. Films competing in important festivals such as “Cannes Film Festival”, “San Sebastian Film Festival”, “Locarno Film Festival”, “Karlovy Vary Film Festival”, “Tokyo Film Festival” and “Sarajevo Film Festival” have made their mark in international film festivals as well.

23 awards from national film festivals to TRT co-productions

TRT co-productions also deserved credit for their succes from Turkey’s leading film festivals. TRT co-production and competition with successful performances in “Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival”, “Bosphorus Film Festival”, “Istanbul Film Festival”, “Adana Golden Boll Film Festival”, “Malatya Film Festival” and “Ankara Film Festival” in 2021. TRT supported films won a total of 23 awards.

7 films co-produced by TRT made their world premieres in 2021

Being screened for the first time this year, 7 films competed in 45 festivals and won a total of 32 awards. TRT co-productions, which made their world premieres in 2021, include the films “Between Two Dawns”, “The Sacred Spirit”, “Wild Roots”, “Kodokushi”, “The Last Birds of Passage”, “Teacher” and “Corridor”. TRT co-productions in the script or editing stage, which have not yet premiered, were also featured on important platforms in Turkey and the world, and won various awards. Ten films; “Idea”, “Klondike”, “Hesitation Wound”, “11 Stars, Sun and Moon”, “Bars”, “A Hope”, “To Carnations a Song”, “Grace for Sale”, “Aqua Vita” and “Gulizar”, co-produced by TRT, participated in the co-production markets of 13 of the world’s major film festivals and received 8 awards.

TRT continued its cooperation with important festivals in Turkey and around the world in 2021

in Europe, and the “Bosphorus”, “Antalya” and “Istanbul” film festivals in Turkey. Bosnian director Aida Begic’s “A Balad” project won the TRT Award in the “Work in Progress” category of Cinelink, the industry section of the “Sarajevo Film Festival”, one of the most important festivals in Europe. The Slovak-Czechia-German co-production “Victim” directed by Michal Blaško won the “TRT Award” in the “Work in Progress” category of the industry section of the “Karlovy Vary Film Festival”, one of the most important film festivals in the world. The Swiss-German co-production ”A Piece of Sky“, directed by Michael Koch, won the ”TRT Award“ in the ”First Cut Plus” category.