MEETINGS ON THE BRIDGE CINEMA TALKS
April 11-15 2022
APRIL 11 MONDAY
Netflix Case Study – “Uysallar”
The story of Uysallar, a Netflix production and a Günday&Saylak product, will be shared by its creative team and actors and actresses beginning from its development phase to its screening on Netflix.
With: Hakan Günday (Writer), Kerem Çatay (Producer), Onur Saylak (Director), Öner Erkan (Actor), Pelin Diştaş (Netlix Turkey Content Director), Songül Öden (Actor)
Moderator: Aslı Ildır (Film Critic )
Working Methods of OGM Pictures: Developing Series for Digital Platforms and TV
Founder of OGM Pictures Onur Güvenatam will be talking about the difference between developing content for traditional television channels and digital platforms while also explaining the dynamics of the industry that remain changed and unchanged at the same time.
With: Onur Güvenatam (Founder and Executive Producer)
Moderator: Ekrem Buğra Büte (Film Critic)
From Blockchain to Cinema
With Wideangle team, we take a look at the world of Blockchain, exploring the multi-layered nature of the platform and the new relations and advantages to be established with the film industry.
With: Ç. Umut Tanyolu (Founder), Engin Altan Düzyatan (Co-Founder), Birand Tunca (Co-Founder),
Moderator: Bülent İpek (Media and Public Relations Consultant)
APRIL 14 THURSDAY
YAPI KREDİ KÜLTÜR SANAT
From Short Film to First Film
Having produced their first feature film after their short films, directors will be sharing their experiences in this journey.
With: Eren Danışman (The Last Birds of Passage), Gizem Kızıl (Tell Me About Your Darkness), Nazlı Elif Durlu (Zuhal), Tareq Daoud (Yaban), Ziya Demirel (Ela and Hilmi with Ali)
Moderator: Engin Palabıyık (Producer)
Taylan Brothers: Series for TV / Series for Digital Platforms
Durul and Yağmur Taylan Brothers will be talking about developing series content for TV and the transition process of developing content for digital platforms. They will also talk about the creative processes during the production steps.
With: Durul Taylan (Director), Yağmur Taylan (Director)
A Camera on Its Own: How Mountains of Material Became “Eat You Catfish”?
Senem Tüzen, the producer and director of "Eat Your Catfish", having also participated to Meetings on the Bridge, will be telling the story of their project before the premiere of the film at Istanbul Film Festival.
With: Senem Tüzen (Director and Producer)
APRIL 15 FRIDAY
YAPI KREDİ KÜLTÜR SANAT
Creative Solutions for Distribution and Marketing
Film distributors and sales executives will be with us to share their suggestions on creative solutions for distribution and marketing.
With: Bérénice Vincent (France – Totem Films), Ersan Çongar (Turkey – Bir Film –Distributor), Hermione Efstratiadou (Greece – ASTERISK – Film Marketing Executive)
Moderator: Armağan Lale (Producer)
Co-Production with Europe and the Neighbours
Film fund and co-production market representatives from Europe and neighboring countries will inform us about co-production, requirements for participation and potential opportunities.
-How Co-Production Works with Bulgaria and Croatia/Slovenia
Kamen Balkanski (Bulgaria – Creative Europe MEDIA desk - Bulgaria), Sinisa Juricic (Croatia/Slovenia – Nukleus Film – Producer Managing Director), Vanya Rainova (Bulgaria – Portokal – Producer)
-How Co-Production Works with Netherlands and Germany
Digna Sinke (Netherlands – Producer/Director), Signe Zeilich-Jensen (Netherlands - Story Editor/Film Curator), Jamila Wenske (Germany - Achtung Panda! – Producer)
-How Co-Production Works with Georgia, Greece and France
Antoine Simkine (France– Les Films d’Antoine – Producer), Orestis Plakias (Greece- Foss Productions – Cinema Department Director), Vladimer Katcharava (Georgia- 20 Steps Productions – Producer)
Moderator: Aslı Filiz (Producer)
Meet the Festivals
Film festival representatives will be with us to talk about the requirements to participate and current programs of the festivals.
With: Elma Tataragic (Bosnia&Herzegovina- Sarajevo Film Festival Programmer), Martina Bleis (Germany – Berlinale – Co-Production Market), Mira Staleva (Bulgaria - Sofia Meetings - Head), Paolo Bertolin (Italia – Cannes - Programmer), Tiina Lokk (Estonia - Black Nights Film Festival – Festival Director), Yorgos Krassakopoulos (Greece - Thessaloniki IFF – Head of Programming)
Moderator: Selcen Ergun (Director)
*There will be simultaneous translation on 15th April.
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The content of this publication, supported by the Istanbul Development Agency and prepared within the scope of Innovative Workshops and Improving the Creativity and Commercial Success Capacities of National Film Industry Actors Project, does not reflect the views of Istanbul Development Agency or Development Ministry and Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts is the only party responsible for the content.