To be held from 24 to 26 April as part of the 43rd Istanbul Film Festival, Meetings on the Bridge’s ‘Series on the Bridge’ selection has been announced.

Meetings on the Bridge, with Anadolu Efes as the main supporter, continues to bring together producers, directors and screenwriters from Turkey with international professionals.

Series on the Bridge, sponsored by OGM Pictures, will present 6 series projects. Each team (writers, directors and producers) of the 6 selected projects will participate in the workshops curated by Meetings on the Bridge with the aim of improving the development and production of the projects. A pitch session with the participation of professionals at Meetings on the Bridge will be followed by one-on-one meetings with the jury and television professionals (producers, distributors, TV channels and digital platforms representatives). The jury comprises Ahu Türkpençe (actress), İnci Gülen Oarr (Stellar Productions) and Nilgün Önes (screenwriter). One of the projects will receive the OGM Pictures Special Award worth 60,000 TL.

Selected projects are:
· Imbros (dir. Ozan Yoleri, prod. Alara Hamamcıoğlu Bayraktar, writer Ozan Yoleri)
· Ladies (dir. Sefa Öztürk, prod. Diloy Gülün, writer Sefa Öztürk)
· Let Them Talk (dir. Ali Kemal Güven, prod. Seda Özkaraca, writers Ali Kemal Güven, Barış Gönenen, Hakan Ataman)
· Naked (dir. Biene Pilavci, prod. Max Milhahn, writer Biene Pilavci)
· Serkan (dir. Can Pehlivanlı, prod. Nesra Gürbüz, writer Sinan Berksöz)
· The Ghosts of the Burning Hotel (dir. Ahmet İlker Coşkun, prod. Deniz Bayraktaroğlu, writers Deniz Bayraktaroğlu, Ahmet İlker Coşkun)

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