The 8th edition of German - Turkish Co-production Development Fund supports 5 film projects

The German-Turkish Co-Production Development Fund, created through the collaboration of Istanbul Film Festival - Meetings on the Bridge, Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg, and Hamburg Schleswig-Holstein Film Funds, and with the support of the Republic of Turkey's Ministry of Tourism and Culture, met during the 26th Hamburg Film Festival for a funding session.

The selection committee, which consists of representatives from the partner institutions, decided to support 5 projects among the 15 applications with the amount of 68.500 Euro.

The full list of funded projects:

  • Ceylan Özgün Özçelik - 18+  - 18.500 EURO
    Co-producers: Armağan Lale- Filmada, Titus Kreyenberg- Una Film
  • Gürcan Keltek - Yeni Şafak Solarken / New Dawn Fades – 7.000 EURO
    Co-producers: Gürcan Keltek, Arda Çiltepe- Gürcan Keltek Films, Stefan Gieren- The Storybay
  • Ali Kemal Çınar- Normal – 10.000 EURO
    Co-producers: Sinan Yusufoğlu, Nesra Gürbüz- Layen Film, Sophia Ayissi- Klinker Film
  • Selcen Ergun- Kar ve Ayı / Snow and the Bear- 18.000 EURO
    Co-producers: Nefes Polat- Nefes Films, Jancke Johannes- RivaFilm Produktion
  • Nazlı Elif Durlu- Zuhal – 15.000 EURO
    Co-producers: Annamaria Aslanoğlu- Istos Film, Jamila Wenske- One Two Films

The Medienboard, the Hamburg Schleswig-Holstein Film Fund and the Istanbul Film Festival - Meetings on the Bridge established the German-Turkish Co-Production Development Fund in 2011 with the aim of strengthening and supporting the cooperation between German and Turkish filmmakers.

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