12 Punto 2022 Submissions are Now Open

Submissions for “12 Punto 2022”, which will be held for the 4th time this year by the TRT Directorate of Cinema, started today. Submissions to 12 Punto, Turkey’s largest script development and co-production platform, which is eagerly awaited by everyone interested in cinema, can be made at www.trt12punto.com until 12 February 2022.

Submissions for “12 Punto 2022”, which is the first and only project for the cinema industry in Turkey, have started. The event, which will be held for the 4th time by TRT, will bring together the leading names of Turkish and world cinema this year.

Feature and short film projects will be accepted.

Feature and short film project submissions for “12 Punto 2022” will continue until 23:59 on Saturday, February 12, 2022. Submissions will only be made through the submission form on www.trt12punto.com. After the evaluation of the feature projects by the pre-jury, the 12 finalist projects will be announced on April 12, 2022.

Among the 12 finalists selected by the international jury in the feature film category, TRT Co-Production Award will be given to 3 projects, TRT Pre-Purchase Award to 3 projects and TRT Project Development Award (50,000 TL) to 6 projects.

TRT Short Film Production Award will be given to 12 projects among the short film project submissions. Award-winning project owners will be announced on April 12. In June, script development workshops will be held. The completed short films will be broadcast on TRT 2.

International co-productions in which Turkish producers are partners with low shares (minority co-productions) will also be able to apply for 12 Punto until February 12, 2022. The TRT International Co-Production Award paves the way for Turkish cinema to gain an international identity.

Last year, nearly 500 submissions for long and short feature projects were made.

In 2021, international jury members were Oscar Nominee director of TRT Co-production Quo Vadis Aida, director Jasmila Zbanic, producer of Ken Loach’s films Rebecca O’Brien, Asia Pacific Film Awards President Tracey Vieira, Berlin Film Festival Co-production Market Director Martina Bleis and Sata Cissokho, Purchasing Director of Memento, one of the sales agencies. Last year, nearly 500 feature and short film project submissions were made in 12 Punto.

How does the submission process work for the feature projects in 12 Punto?

An independent pre-jury consisting of 5 members will select the 12 finalist projects among the submissions. The teams of the projects which made it to the finals will hold meetings with a world-renowned script and marketing consultants during the 12 Punto week which will be held in June. Then, they will present their projects to the international jury, which include the most important names of the international cinema industry.

Projects to be applied for 12 Punto must meet the submission requirements for “Feature film projects with a Turkish producer as the main producer”, “International feature film projects with a low share partner of a Turkish producer” and “Short film projects”. Submissions for feature film projects must be made by a production company, and there is no such requirement in the short film category.


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The winner of the 2022 TRT EAVE Scholarship is announced

The person who is entitled to have the “EAVE TRT Scholarship”, which is given for the second time this year, is a producer named Halil Kardaş. From 51 countries, 186 applications came to have the 2022 EAVE Producers Workshop education. Among them, 56 producers from 36 different countries, were awarded the professional EAVE Scholarships.

EAVE is one of Europe’s leading producer training programs, created by a unique network of over 2200 producers. EAVE has been constantly reviewing its educational activities in order to strengthen European independent productions in order to successfully compete in European and global markets in recent years and to contribute to the sustainability and competitiveness of producers by reinforcing their creative, managerial and financial skills; is preparing new workshop programs.

EAVE, which was founded in 1988 and participated in programs organized for producers in Europe, South America, Arab World, Asia, Africa and Russia by collaborating with a wide network around the world, to create professional training opportunities and to bring together producers from different parts of the world to establish co-production relations. aims to facilitate.

EAVE 2022 Producers Workshop will be held in 3 sessions; Luxembourg (4-11 March), Pärnu, Estonia (10-17 June) and Barcelona, Spain (17-24 October).

For further information: EAVE

TRT Co-production “Quo Vadis, Aida?” Gets 3 Awards from European Film Academy Awards

TRT Co-production Bosnia and Herzegovina movie “Quo Vadis, Aida?” directed by Jasmila Zbanic received 3 awards in different branches, by the European Film Academy Awards, known as Europe’s Oscars, as “Best Film”, “Best Director” and “Best Actress”.

The 34th European Film Awards ceremony organized by the European Film Academy was held online this year due to the new type of coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The TRT Co-Production “Quo Vadis, Aida?” directed by Jasmila Zbanic, which was awarded the ”Best Film” award”, was also the recipient of the “Best Director” and “Best Actress” awards at the ceremony. The award for ”Best Actor“ was received by Anthony Hopkins for his role ”The Father” in the film.

The Best of Europe, TRT Co-production “Quo Vadis, Aida?”

The award for the Best Film category in which the 5 best films of Europe competed this year was given to the TRT Co-Production “Quo Vadis, Aida?, directed by Jasmila Zbanic”. The film was competing with many films such as Titane; which was awarded Palme d’Or in Cannes Film Festival this year, Compartment No. 6; which was awarded the Grand Prix at Cannes, The Father; starring Anthony Hopkins, which won Best Actor and Best Adapted Screenplay at the 2021 Oscar Awards and The Hand of God; directed by the Italian director Paolo Sorrentino who won the Best Film Award twice at the European Film Academy. Director Jasmila Zbanic was connected to the European Film Awards ceremony online from Sarajevo and in her vote of thanks, she said: “This film is dedicated to the women and mothers of Srebrenica. They have found a way to build peace in a devastated country. Women have always had to find a way out of the mess created by men. I hope this award will inspire new female filmmakers and new women’s stories.”

The ”Best Director“ and ”Best Actress” awards goes to “Quo Vadis, Aida?”

Jasmila Zbanic, who directed the TRT co-production film “Quo Vadis, Aida?” won the award in the “Best Director” category, in which the 5 best directors of Europe competed this year. In the category of “Best Actress” where the top 5 female actors competed, the award was given to Jasna Duricic for her role in the film “Quo Vadis, Aida?”. In her speech at the awards ceremony, where she was connected online, Duricic said, “First of all, I would like to thank the crew of the film. I would like to thank my director Jasmila for giving me something very special by opening up a huge space where I could say what I think and feel about the former Yugoslavia. I am receiving this award on behalf of all the victims and mothers”.

“Quo Vadis Aida?” describes one of the bloodiest massacres in recent history

The film, which is a joint production of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Turkey, Austria, Romania, the Netherlands, Germany, Poland, France and Norway, focuses on the Srebrenica massacre in 1995. The film is set in the days of the genocide, when tens of thousands of Bosnians, including women and children, were killed by Serb soldiers in Srebrenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina, at a United Nations base.

Quo Vadis, Aida?” had its Istanbul premiere in 12 Punto

The director of the film Jasmila Zbanic and the producer Damir Ibrahimovi came to Istanbul in June as guests of 12 Punto, which is held for the 3rd time this year. During the 12 Punto, the Istanbul premiere of the film was held, followed by an interview with Zbanic. The film “Quo Vadis, Aida?”, competed at the Toronto Film Festival right after having its world premiere in September 2020 in the Main Competition section of the Venice Film Festival, the most important festival in the world. After Venice and Toronto, it took part in many important film festivals and won awards. The film received the Best Film Award at the International Competition at the Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival in October 2020 in Turkey.

The nominees for the ”LUX European Audience Award” have been announced: One of the three nominated films is “Quo Vadis, Aida”

During the 34th European Film Awards, the LUX Audience Award nominees were also announced. TRT Co-Production “Quo Vadis, Aida?” is one of the 3 films nominated for the LUX Audience Award, created in cooperation with the European Parliament, the European Film Academy, the European Commission and Europa Cinemas. Viewers will vote their favorite film among the 3 nominated films for the award, which aims to build bridges in Europe.

TRT Co-Production “Klondike” to Premiere at the Sundance Film Festival

The TRT Co-production “Klondike”, directed by Maryna Er Gorbach and co-produced by Mehmet Bahadır Er, will have its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival, one of the most important meeting points of American independent cinema.

TRT Co-production “Klondike” will compete at the Sundance Film Festival, which will be held this year from January 20 to 30, 2022. The Ukraine-Turkey co-produced film will take part in the “International Competition”, the main competition section of the festival, where only ten films from around the world are selected each year.

The Sundance Film Festival, founded in 1981 by the famous actor Robert Redford, is organized annually in January in the US state of Utah by the Sundance Institute. The festival will be held physically this year on January 20-30, 2022.

The film, which begins with the fact that Ira, a pregnant woman living on the Ukraine-Russia border, does not leave her home even though her village is besieged by separatist groups, Ira and her family find themselves at the center of an international plane crash disaster on July 17, 2014. “Klondike”, which was shot in Ukraine by film crews from Ukraine, Turkey, Georgia, Poland and Bosnia and Herzegovina in September-October 2020, received the “TRT Minority Co-Production Award” in 12 Punto organized in 2020.

TRT Co-Production ”Between Two Dawns” was Selected as the Best Film in Italy

The TRT Co-production “Between Two Dawns” won the “Best Film” award at the 39th Turin Film Festival, one of the most important film festivals in Europe.

The TRT Co-Production “Between Two Dawns” directed by Selman Nacar and produced by Burak Cevik and Diloy Gülün won the “Best Film” award at the 39th Turin Film Festival, one of the leading festivals in Italy. In the festival, which was held between November 26-December 4, in Italy, Turin, where 12 films took part in its main competition, the “Best Film” award was for the film “Between Two Dawns”.

“Incredible Directing Skills”

The first feature film of director Selman Nacar, ”Between Two Dawns”, was highly praised by the festival jury. As a justification for awarding the film, the jury expressed their opinion by saying: “A film that makes you laugh, feel and surprise, which manages to tell a convincing story with its outstanding writing and directing skills. It is a mature film that is directed wisely, with dignity and reveals a new great talent.”.

“Festival Journey Goes On”

The film, shot in four weeks in Uşak in July and August of 2019, is about the moral predicament that will affect the dreams, family and wife of the injured worker after a worker was injured in Kadir’s factory. The film will be screened at the 21st Eskişehir Film Festival and the 10th Malatya Film Festival in the coming days.

Awards from the Most Important Film Festivals Around the World

The film “Between Two Dawns” had previously returned with awards from the 58th Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival, the 9th Bosphorus Film Festival, the 17th Free Zone Film Festival and the 39th Turin Film Festival. It was screened at the 69th San Sebastian Film Festival, the 45th Sao Paolo Mostra Film Festival, the 32nd Ankara Film Festival, the 22nd Arras Film Festival, the 7th Lima Semana Del Cine Film Festival and the 26th Rover Festival.

 

 

 

Applications for the EAVE TRT Scholarship 2022 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 2021 EAVE Producers Workshop, which will last for a year. Then, they graduate from EAVE at the end of a year.

Application deadline: October 1, 2021

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.

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.

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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 2022 EAVE Producers Workshop take place?

Workshop 1 – Luxemburg, 4-11 March 2022

Workshop 2 – Parnu, Estonia, 10-17 June 2022

Workshop 3 – Barcelona, Spain, October 2022

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 SCHOLARSHİP are required to fill in the Application Form at the links below and send all the necessary documents to 12punto@trt.net.tr between 17 September and 1 October. 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 2020.

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Click for the application form.


For detailed information and questions:

12punto@trt.net.tr

+90 (312) 463 24 61

27th Sarajevo Film Festival Winners Announced

The winners were announced at the ceremony held at the Sarajevo National Theatre.

The winners of the Sarajevo Film Festival, held for the 27th time this year, were announced with an award ceremony held at the Sarajevo National Theatre. At the “27th Sarajevo Film Festival” held in Bosnia and Herzegovina, the awards were announced with a ceremony held at the Sarajevo National Theatre. In the festival, where 47 films competed in four different programmes, 9 feature film, 10 short films, 16 documentary film, and 12 in the student films competed for The Heart of Sarajevo Award.

“Hesitation Wound,” directed by Selman Nacar and winner of the TRT Co-Production Award in12 Punto 2021, received the Montenegro Cinelink award in the Cinelink Co-production Market prize (10,000 Euro), where projects in the screenplay stage compete. The film tells the story of lawyer Nesrin, who must confront her conscience at the sentencing hearing of a murder suspect she believes is innocent and has been defending for a long time.

The Cinelink Work in Progress TRT Award, in which films in the editing stage compete, was given to Bosnian filmmaker Aida Begic‘s “A Ballad” as part of the Sarajevo Film Festival. The film is about the story of a Bosnian woman’s daily life and her struggle to hold on to life.

“Great Freedom” by Austrian filmmaker Sebastian Meise won the Best Feature Film, while “Landscape of Resistance” by Serbian director Marta Popivoda won the Best Documentary.

Mate Urgin’s “Everything Ahead,” directed by Croatian Mate Urgin, won the Best Short Film award, while Aleksandru Mironescu‘s “Summer Planning,” directed by Romanian Aleksandru Mironescu, got the Best Student Film award. Turkish director Ahmet Necdet Çupur‘s documentary film “Les Enfants Terribles” won the Sarajevo Film Festival Human Rights Award.

Milica Tomovic of Serbia won Best Director for his film “Celts,” which competed at the festival, and Austrian lead actor Georg Friedrich of the Best Feature Film “Great Freedom” won Best Actor. In this year’s Best Actress category of the festival, Flaka Latifi, Era Balaj and Urata Shabanireceived the award for their roles in the movie “The Hill Where Lionesses Roar.”

The 27th Sarajevo Film Festival, where 18 films had their world premieres, will end tomorrow after the screenings of the award-winning films.

TRT Award for Two Films at the 55th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival!

Two film projects competing in Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, one of the most prestigious film festivals in the world, were given the “TRT Award”.

At the 55th film festival, which will be held between August 20-28 this year, the film project “Victim” in the “Work in Progress” category and the film project “A Piece from the Sky” in the “First Cut +” category were given the “TRT Award”.

Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, which is the biggest film festival in the Czech Republic, one of the oldest film festivals in the world and one of the leading film events in Central and Eastern Europe, will be held for the 55th time this year between 20 – 28 August.

TRT-Karlovy Vary International Film Festival cooperation in its second year

TRT not only supports international film festivals in Turkey, but also continues to support the most important film festivals in the world. The cooperation that TRT started last year with Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, one of the most prestigious film festivals in the world, continues this year as well. Within the framework of this cooperation, two projects in which film projects in the editing phase competed in the festival’s industry section “Eastern Promises” were given the “TRT Award”.

Projects selected in the First Cut+ category will participate in workshops on marketing, sales, promotion and Work in Progress and compete for awards that support the post-production phase.

In the Workin Progresscompetition, the TRT Award was given to the Slovak-Czech-Germany film“Victim”

The industry section of Karlovy Vary Film Festival, “EasternPromises”, is one of the largest film markets in Europe. “TRT Award” in the “Work in Progress” category, where successful and talented directors and producers from Central and Eastern Europe, the Balkans, the Former Soviet Countries, the Middle East and North Africa competed in the editing phase of new film projects, went for the Slovak-Czech-Germany co-production “Victim”. The film was directed by Michal Blaško and produced by Jakub Viktorín and Pavla Janoušková Kubečková. The director’s debut feature is supported by major film funds such as Eurimages and Creative Europe.

The plot of the Film

Irina, a Ukrainian, lives with her son Igor in a small town in the Czech Republic. One day Igor gets attacked and has a close brush with death. Irina tries to raise public awareness in order to seek justice for this attack on her son.

The TRT Awardin the First Cut+ competition was for theSwiss-German film “A Piece from the Sky

Director Michael Koch and producer ChristofNeracher won the “TRT Award” in the First Cut + category with the Swiss-German co-production project “A Piece of Sky”. The “First Cut +” competition, which includes film projects in the fiction stage that attract international attention, is also a platform where films are given workshops on marketing, festival strategy and distribution.

The film ”A Piece from the Sky” is the second feature film of director Michael Koch. The director’s first film competed in the main competition section at the Locarno Film Festival, held in 2016, and also won awards from major festivals.

The plot of the film

Anna and her husband Marco live in a remote and small village in Switzerland. As Marco becomes increasingly ill due to a brain tumor, Anna tries to make the love affection permanent on a way that leads to death.

TRT Co-production “The Sacred Spirit” Returns from Switzerland with an Award

The first feature film of Spanish director Chema García Ibarra, “The Sacred Spirit”, which won the “TRT International Co-Production Award” at 12 Punto TRT Script Days last year, won the “Special Mention Award” at the 74th Locarno International Film Festival, one of the most prestigious film festivals in the world.

Making its world premiere at the 74th Locarno International Film Festival, one of the most prestigious and important festivals in the world, “The Sacred Spirit” received thumbs up from critics and the film industry. The film, which received the “Special Mention” award at the festival held in Locarno, Switzerland, between August 4-14, attracted the attention of the jury with its unique cinematic language and universe. “The Sacred Spirit”, co-produced by Enes Erbay from Turkey and co-produced by Spain and France, is supported by the Spanish Film Fund, Valencia Culture Institute, CNC, Ministry of Culture and Tourism of the Republic of Turkey, Eurimages, TRT, RTVE, À Punt Mèdia and Movistar

Award-winning director’s first feature film

Short and medium films previously shot by Spanish director Chema García Ibarra, born in 1980; were screened at the Cannes Film Festival “Directors’ 15 Days Section”, Sundance Film Festival, Berlin Film Festival and Rotterdam Film Festival and won more than 200 awards. Local people, who are not professional actors, also participated in the shooting of the director’s latest film, “The Sacred Spirit,” which was shot in Elche, Spain. Another important feature of the film is that it was shot on 16mm and 35mm films.

The plot of the Film

Julio’s death is very bad news for the ufological association Ovni-Levante, which he heads. In particular, this news deeply affects Jose Manuel, one of the members of the association. Because he and Julio have a secret project that will change the fate of humanity. Now he has to act alone.

TRT Films in Sarajevo Film Festival

5 films produced by TRT and co-produced by TRT will be at the 27th Sarajevo Film Festival…

TRT productions and TRT co-produced films will hit the headlines in the “Sarajevo Film Festival”, which will start on 13 August this year in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Sarajevo Film Festival, which will be held for the 27th time between 13-20 August, will open with the TRT production “Not So Friendly Neighborhood Affair”. TRT co-productions “Quo Vadis, Aida?” and “Forgiveness” will be shown in the “In Focus” selection of the festival, while in the “Cinelink”, the industry section of the festival, TRT co-production “Hesitation Wound” and “To Carnations a Song” will take part.

The Sarajevo Film Festival, the most important film festival in Eastern Europe and the Balkans, will feature five films produced by TRT and co-produced by TRT this year. The festival, which will open with Oscar-winning Bosnian director Danis Tanovic’s TRT production “Not So Friendly Neighborhood Affair”, will feature the best films produced in the last year in Eastern Europe and the Balkans. In the festival’s “In Focus” selection, TRT co-productions “Quo Vadis, Aida?” and “Forgiveness” will be screened. In the industry section of the festival, in “Cinelink”, “Hesitation Wound”, which won the “TRT Co-Production Award” in 12 Punto last June, and “To Carnations a Song”, which won the “TRT Co-Production Award” in 12 Punto 2019, will take place.

The opening of the festival will be with TRT production “Not So Friendly Neighborhood Affair”

After the opening ceremony of the festival, which started to be organized in order to erase the traces of the war in Bosnia (1992-1995) and to make the capital Sarajevo a center of culture and art again, Oscar-winning Bosnian director Danis Tanovic’s movie “Not So Friendly Neighborhood Affair” will be screened. The TRT-produced film tells the rivalry of the two best cevabi (Sarajevo-style meatballs) masters of Sarajevo, who are friends and neighbors despite having very different characters. The film, which will make its world premiere at the festival, will be screened outdoors on Friday, August 13, with the participation of more than a thousand spectators.

Oscar-nominated “Quo Vadis Aida?” will be screened in Sarajevo

TRT co-production “Quo Vadis, Aida?”, directed by Jasmila Zbanic and produced by Damir Ibrahimovic, is a co-production of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Turkey, Austria, Romania, Netherlands, Germany, Poland, France and Norway. The film, which is about the Srebrenica massacre in 1995, takes place at the United Nations Base in the days of the genocide, when tens of thousands of Bosnians, including women and children, were killed by Serbian soldiers in the city of Srebrenica in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The film, which made its world premiere in September 2020 in the Main Competition section of the Venice Film Festival, the most important festival in the world, competed in the Toronto Film Festival; After Venice and Toronto, it took part in many important film festivals and won awards. In Turkey, the film received the Best Film Award in the International Competition at the Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival last October. “Quo Vadis Aida?” competed in the “Best International Film” category at the 93rd Oscar Awards, and competed in the Best Director and Best Foreign Language Film categories at the BAFTA Awards, which is considered the UK’s Oscar.

Award-winning TRT co-production “Forgiveness” in In Focus Select

Directed by Cem Özay and produced by Ömür Güner, TRT co-production “Forgiveness” is about the problems of an authoritarian father who behaves his family oppressive and unjustly. He makes living by trading wood in a mountain village. TRT co-production “Forgiveness”, which made its world premiere at the 33rd Tokyo Film Festival, one of the biggest film festivals in the world, was supported by T.C. General Directorate of Cinema of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism. The film, which won the “TRT Project Development Special Award” at the Antalya Film Forum and the “Another Cinema Distribution Award” at the Istanbul Film Festival’s industrial section, Meetings on the Bridge, will be included in the “In Focus” selection of the Sarajevo Film Festival.

TRT co-productions “Hesitation Wound” and “To Carnations a Song” are at Cinelink!

The projects “Hesitation Wound”, which won the “TRT Co-Production Award” at the 12 Punto TRT Script Days held in June this year, and “To Carnations a Song”, which won the “TRT Co-Production Award” at the 12 Punto in 2019, will take part at the Sarajevo Film Festival’s industry section, Cinelink.

The “Hesitation Wound” project, directed and scripted by Selman Nacar and produced by Burak Çevik and Diloy Gülün, was selected for the “Joint Production Market” of Cinelink, the industry section of the festival. The project, which is in the script stage, is about the story of lawyer Nesrin, who had to face her own conscience at the sentencing hearing of a murder suspect that she believed to be innocent and defended for a long time. Co-written by Bekir Bülbül and Büşra Bülbül; The project “To Carnations a Song”, directed by Bekir Bülbül and produced by Halil Kardaş, is included in the “Work in Progress” selection of the industry section of the festival, Cinelink, where films in the editing phase compete. The shooting of the film, which is about the journey of an elderly refugee Musa and his little granddaughter Halime and their struggle for survival in difficult climatic conditions, was completed in the past months.