In its 16th year, Meetings on the Bridge will be taking place on 7-8-9 April, 2021 with the support of Anadolu Efes within the scope of the 40th Istanbul Film Festival.

The submissions are now closed. Thank you for your interest.

Following the declaration of World Health Organisation about COVID-19 as pandemic, Meetings on the Bridge took the necessary precautions and will keep on performing its program online taking into consideration the urgent timeline of the filmmakers attending the MoB workshops with their films and projects.

Work in Progress continues to support feature films and documentaries in post-production from Turkey and its neighbouring countries.

The application to Work in Progress is now closed.

We are happy that films that are participated at Meetings on the Bridge such as Cemil Show (Barış Sarhan), Ghosts (Azra Deniz Okyay), Forgiveness (Cem Özay), The Hunt (Emre Akay), When I’m Done Dying (Nisan Dağ), Pennybank (Ferit Karol), Miss Holokost Survivor (Eytan İpeker), It’s All About Peace and Harmony (Nesimi Yetik) and Mimaroğlu: The Robinson of Manhattan Island (Serdar Kökçeoğlu) made their world premieres at prestigious festivals in 2020.

Meetings on the Bridge will be organized with the contributions of TRT.

In order to see last year's films please visit here.

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.