Considered probably the most prestigious movie competition on this planet, the Cannes Film Festival kicked off Monday with a particular choice of 53 movies, in addition to its annual Film Market, introduced on-line this yr as a result of COVID-19 pandemic. At the competition, the Turkish cinema sector can be introduced beneath the title “Filming in Turkey.”
Titled “Cannes Online” and involving 60 nations, the competition brings collectively 8,500 cinema professionals and 250 gross sales representatives by Friday. The occasion just isn’t that includes a movie competitors this yr. The choice of 53 movies can be introduced at main festivals corresponding to Venice and San Sebastian within the autumn beneath the label “Cannes 2020.”
“Filming in Turkey” can be introduced beneath the Turkey part, organized in cooperation with the Ministry of Culture and Tourism and the Boğaziçi Culture and Arts Foundation. “Foreign Film Production Support,” which has come into pressure beneath the brand new cinema regulation and permits international filmmakers to be refunded as much as 30% of the quantity of funds they spend in Turkey, can be introduced to worldwide cinema professionals.
The “Foreign Film Production Support” regulation is predicted to spice up Turkey’s aggressive edge on this space as a rustic providing pure landscapes that make it an essential location for filming.
In the Turkey part, function movies, quick movies and documentaries which have been produced or are beneath growth can be introduced and all genres of Turkish cinema can be showcased internationally.
Sales companies within the Turkey part will current award-winning Turkish movies, together with “7. Koğuştaki Mucize” (Miracle in Cell No. 7), “Biz Böyleyiz” (The Way We Are), “Omar and Us,” “Deliler Fatih’in Fermanı” (Warrior Ottoman Riders) and “Ailecek Şaşkınız” (Surprised as a Family).
Emin Alper, who competed for the grand prize at the Berlin Film Festival in 2019 together with his newest movie “Kız Kardeşler” (A Tale of Three Sisters), will participate within the Cinefondation L’Atelier movie growth program, one of the crucial essential sections of Cannes Film Festival, together with “Balkaya,” the brand new movie undertaking supported by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism. Fifteen initiatives have been chosen for the Cinefondation L’Atelier program, which can be held for the 16th time this yr.