Work In Progress selection is announced

Meetings on the Bridge (MoB) is the international co-production and networking platform organized within the scope of the İstanbul International Film Festival. The 14th edition of MoB will take place on 7-12 April with support of Anadolu Efes.

Aiming to offer a support for films in post-production from Turkey, Work in Progress in its eighth year, will be presenting a selection of films in post-production on 11 and 12 April to international distributors, sales agents festival, fund representatives and broadcasters. This year 3 feature films and 2 documentaries are selected for Work in Progress from Turkey and 3 feature films from Afghanistan, Greece and Romania are selected to Work in Progress Neighbours.

Films selected for Work in Progress from Turkey:

  • The Hunt (Director: Emre Akay, Producer: Diloy Gülün – Karma Film)
  • La Belle Indeference (Director: Kıvanç Sezer, Producers: Kıvanç Sezer, Kanat Doğramacı, Tolga Karaçelik – Zebra Productions, Asteros Film, Karaçelik Film)
  • It’s All About Peace and Harmony (Director: Nesimi Yetik, Producer: Betül Esener – Özminimalist Film)
  • Miss Holocaust Survivor (Director: Eytan İpeker, Producers: Yoel Meranda, Eitan Mansuri, Katrin Pors – Kamara Film, Spiro Films, Snowglobe)
  • Queen Lear (Director: Pelin Esmer, Producer: Dilde Mahalli – Sinefilm)

Awards to be presented to the selected films from Turkey:

  • Color Up Post-production Award
  • Başka Sinema Award
  • Paz Digital Communication Award
  • Daire Creative Key Art Design Award

Work in Progress Neighbours Selection:

  • Greece / Entwined (Director: Minos Nikolakakis, Producers: Minos Nikolakakis, Lilette Botassi, Panos Bisdas, Giorgos Georgopoulos, Kostas Koutsoliotas – Inkas Films, Authorwave, Multivision, Melancholy Star)
  • Romania / House of Dolls (Director: Tudos Platon, Producers: Ada Solomon, Alexandru Solomon, Carla Fotea, Tudos Platon – Micro Film, Film Cartel)
  • Afghanistan / Yaban (Director: Tarq Daoud, Producers: Xavier Derigo, Çiğdem Mater – IDIP Films, Ret Film)

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