The 9th edition of German - Turkish Co-production Development Fund is now open!

Application deadline is September 3rd, Tuesday!

With the aim of facilitating co-operation between German and Turkish filmmakers in the early stages of film projects, the Medienboard, Filmförderung Hamburg Schleswig-Holstein, and the Istanbul Film Festival - Meetings on the Bridge - jointly created the first German-Turkish Co-production Development Fund in February 2011.

From among the 18 completed films, Sisters premiered in Berlinale Main Competition, Albüm (Mehmetcan Mertoğlu) premiered in Cannes Film Festival Semaine de la Critique, All of a Sudden (Aslı Özge) premiered in Berlinale Panorama, Until I Lose My Breath (Emine Emel Balcı) premiered in Berlinale Forum, Blue Bicycle (Ümit Köreken) and Come to My Voice (Hüseyin Karabey) premiered in Berlinale Generation and My Father’s Wings (Kıvanç Sezer) premiered in Karlovy Vary Film Festival Main Competition, Brothers (Ömür Atay) premiered in Karlovy Vary Film Festival Main Competition. When I’m Done Dying (Nisan Dağ) is in post-production; Zuhal (Nazlı Elif Durlu) and Ela and Hilmi and Ali (Ziya Demirel) are starting the shooting this month. The fund has supported German-Turkish co-productions with 815,500 Euros until now.

The German- Turkish co-production projects that are in development stage can apply until September 3rd, Tuesday.

Applications should be done simultaneously to three institutions via e-mail and also the applicants should send a hard copy.

The supported projects will be announced in October during Hamburg Film Festival.

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