The seventh edition of the Antalya Film Forum, the co-production market and project development sidebar of the 57th Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival (3-10 October), will be held from 5-7 October, entirely online. Spanning five different platforms, and introducing one new one intended for series development, the Antalya Film Forum invites 29 projects at various stages of production to come and be presented. Headed up by Olena Yershova Yıldız, it seeks to bring together independent directors, producers and screenwriters from Turkey with professionals from the international film industry, and to create funding opportunities for new and emerging film projects.
In the Pitching for Feature Films in Development platform, eight projects (from among the 60 or so submitted) that are currently at the development stage, and have a director and producer from Turkey attached, were selected to be presented. Two of them will receive cash awards, worth TL 30,000 (€3,400) each, while one more will be given the Film Standartları Post Production Award. The selection of the platform comprises the following projects: