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One of the most prestigious cinema events of Turkey’s arts and culture scene, the ‘53rd International Antalya Film Festival, will be held from 16th to 23rd October 2016. With the support of Antalya Metropolitan Municipality, the Festival is organized by the Antalya Culture and Art Foundation (AKSAV). Antalya International Film Festival, held annually since 1963 is the most important International film festival in Turkey. Taking place amongst the palm lined boulevards, and sun drenched avenues of beautiful city of Antalya, the Festival will offer numerous exhibitions, retrospectives and opportunities to discover new trends in World Cinema and it is determined to be the best yet in 2016.
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New initiatives at 53rd Antalya Film Fest

2016 sees the International Antalya Film Festival celebrating its 53rd edition; it continues to be the most important calendar fixture for Turkish cinema. Taking place in the ancient city of Antalya – renowned for its feasts, celebrations and festivals for over 2,500 years – the festival will once again host national and international cinema professionals and cinephiles between the 16th and 23rd of October. The Festival’s press conference was held in ...

Twelve nominees are announced for the 53rd International Antalya Film Festival’s National Feature Film Competition category.

The 53rd International Antalya Film Festival kicked off yesterday, October 16. The Festival, co-hosted by Menderes Türel, Mayor of Antalya Metropolitan Municipality and Festival President, and Elif Dağdeviren, the Festival’s Director, twelve films – including two documentaries – will contend for the Golden Orange award in the festival’s National Feature Film Competition category.   Featuring both internationally- and nationally-acclaimed films, this year...

Overview of ANTALYA Hotspot of the Turkish Riviera

With its palm trees, year-long warm climate and roughly 200 Blue Flag-certified beaches, Antalya is one of the most popular tourism destinations in the world. But there is much more to Antalya than sea, sun and beach. Whether you are a history buff or an avid golfer, Antalya will offer you a peerless experience. Discover #Turkey #HomeOf #Antalya. Be our guest! ...

Work in Progress Platform Selections at the Forum

The Antalya Film Forum will be held between 19-22 October 2016, with Fiction Pitching, Documentary Pitching and Work in Progress platforms, panels, Master Classes and Case Studies. Held on 19-22 October, the 3rd Antalya Film Forum Work in Progress Platform projects have been selected. The Platform will take place on 20 October 2016.  We congratulate all selected projects. 1) Adem's Hand - Director: Aydın Ketenağ / Producer: Bilal Bağcı 2) More - Director: Onur Saylak / Produ...

Feature Documentary Pitching Platform Selections at the Forum

  Held on 19-22 October, the 3rd Antalya Film Forum Feature Documentary Pitching Platform projects have been selected. The Platform will take place on 21 October 2016.  We congratulate all selected projects. 1) I'm Also Here - Director: Kıvılcım Akay Doğan / Producer: Aslıhan Altuğ 2) Turn Me On - Director: Deniz Gürgen / Producer: Erkut Ertürk 3) Muhammed Ali - Director: Ümit Köreken / Producer: Nursen Ç. Köreken 4) Under The Radar - Di...

Feature Fiction Pitching Platform Selections at the Forum

PITCHING PLATFORM Feature Fiction Pitching Platform Selections The Antalya Film Forum will be held between 19-22 October 2016, with Fiction Pitching, Documentary Pitching and Work in Progress platforms, panels, Master Classes and Case Studies.   Held on 19-22 October, the 3rd Antalya Film Forum Feature Fiction Pitching Platform projects have been selected. The Platform will take place on 20 October 2016.  We congratulate all selected projects. 1) Three Sisters From Ç...

Presenting The Antalya Film Forum

The Antalya Film Forum will be held between 19-22 October 2016, with Fiction Pitching, Documentary Pitching and Work in Progress platforms, panels, Master Classes and Case Studies. The Antalya Film Forum is a co-production and project development market established with the aim of expanding co-production opportunities primarily in Turkey, as well as in its neighboring territories and around the world, encouraging producers and directors to produce new films, and ensuring the recognition of th...

From the Venus Statuette to the Golden Orange Award

    International Antalya Film Festival, celebrating 53rd year this year, takes place in the ancient city of Antalya which is known for feasts, celebrations and festivals for 2,500 years. It was first launched in 1964 and it became the most important and iconic cinematic event in Turkey. Its famous statuette is inspired from the most beautiful woman of the mythology; Venus symbol of beauty, love, prosperity, fertility and femininity. Its second inspiration comes from Antalya’s...

Perfect Finale to the 50th Golden Orange Film Festival

    The awarded films of the 50th International Golden Orange Film Festival were announced at the festival's glorious closing gala on the 11th October at the Glass Pyramid in Antalya. Ten national feature films competed during the week – some of which were directors’ debuts. It was a significant night for Ramin Matin’s “Kusursuzlar” – The Impeccables and Ferit Karahan’s “Cennetten Kovulmak” – The Fall From Heaven. Bot...

Manaki Brothers films come to light

The Balkans first filmmakers Yanaki and Milton Manaki Brother’s  full set of restored films  were shown  in Turkey first time ever at the Golden Orange Film Festival’s ‘In Search of Celluloid’ program. Filmed at the end of the 19th and the early 20th centuries, their films reminded audience of the great photographic and film opus and undeniable photographic and aesthetic values of the rich treasury of the brothers Milton and Yanaki Manaki. The audience a...

50th Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival has begun

50th International Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival  (4- 11th October 2013); organized in collaboration with Antalya Metropolitan Municipality and the Antalya Culture and Art Foundation (AKSAV) unwrapped with a spectacular reception at Harrington Park Resort on Friday the 4th of October, followed by a grand opening ceremony at Glass Pyramid last night. The Mayor of Antalya City and the Honorary President of AKSAV; Prof. Mustafa Akaydın and The President of AKSAV Tufan Dağıstanlı w...

National Feature Films to compete for the Golden Orange

National Feature Film Competition  50th International Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival (4- 11th October 2013); organized in collaboration with Antalya Metropolitan Municipality and the Antalya Culture and Art Foundation (AKSAV) continues to bring the most impressive directorial debuts and the examples of the impressive Turkish Films to the cinema industry. The pre-selection panel for the festival evaluated 62 films for the National Feature Film Contest. The films selected to compete ...

International Competition Jury and the Thematic Sections of the 50th Celebrations in Antalya

Turkey's most prestigious, biggest and longest running -50 years- cultural event, International Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival celebrates its semi-centennial anniversary between the 4th and 11th of October 2013. The Jury In previous years, International Competition Jury was chaired by renowned names such as; István Szabó, Marleen Gorris, Paul Verhoeven, Jafar Panahi, Krzysztof Zanussi and Bahman Ghobadi.  This year, internationally recognised Turkish director Ye...

50th Antalya Golden Orange’s International Competition Films are announced.

The 50th Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival  has announced ten awe-inspiring films for its International Feature Film Competition.   The festival will be held from 4th to 11th October 2013 and will be celebrating its 50th edition bigger than ever before. The festival is organized by the Antalya Culture and Art Foundation (AKSAV) and Antalya Metropolitan Municipality. The event is held annually since 1963 and it is the most prestigious international film festival in Turkey. Inter...

Golden Orange Film Festival Winners Announced

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We Will See Good Days The awarded films of the 48th International Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival were announced at the festival's glorious closing gala on 14th October. ‘And the Women touched the World’ main themed festivals, all women consisted juries awarded the ‘Best of 2011’. Thirteen feature films competed during the week of 8th-14th October – nine of which were directors’ debuts. It was a significant night for M.Caner Alper, Mehmet Binay’s ‘ZENNE DANCER...

Short Film Competition ‘People’s Orange’ Opening to the World

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Organized in co-operation with Antalya Metropolitan Municipality and the Antalya Culture and Arts Foundation ‘People's Orange Short Film Competition’ now opening to the world. The Competition is held for the third time this year and it is preparing to call for entries from all over the world to exceed Antalya borders. The competition is open to everyone who is interested in the film making. It gives a great opportunity for those to showcase their talent and explore the possibilities ...

World Premiere from Török Ferenc at Golden Orange Film Festival

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The world – renowned Hungarian director Török Ferenc’s latest feature film ‘ISTANBUL ’ had  its World Premiere at the 48th International Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival. (8th-14th October 2011). Director, screenwriter Török Ferenc is a prominent figure in the young generation of Hungarian filmmakers. His first feature fim ‘MOSCOW SQUARE’ (2001) was one of the most important cult films in Hungary after the change of the regime, and it was screened at numbers of intern...

Lazar Ristovski at the Golden Orange Film Festival

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  The famous Serbian director, actor, producer and writer Lazar Ristovski is at the 48th International Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival for the special screening of his latest film, ‘WHITE LIONS’. Ristovski who has become world-renowned actor,  after appearing the award-winning Emir Kusturica film, “Underground”, will  get together with the audience for the Q&A session after the screening of his film.  Ristovski will also hold a worksho...

International Competition Jury Press Conference

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International Feature Film Competition Jury will meet with members of the media at the press conference on Tuesday, October 11 at 10:00 am Hillside Su Hotel. The Mayor of Antalya City and President of the Board of Directors for the Antalya Culture and Arts Foundation; Prof. Mustafa Akaydın, Dutch director and the president of the jury  Marleen Gorris, and the jurors; successful Iranian director and actress Niki Karimi, the Georgian National Film Center director Tamara Tatishvili, Turkish ...

Turkey’s oldest and the most acclaimed Film Festival has begun

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48th International Golden Orange Film Festival has started with a magnificent ceremony last night at the Glass Pyramid in Antalya Turkey. Important names from the cinema, art and media world attended to the Red Carpet Ceremony. At the opening cocktail reception prior to the Opening Gala, a ‘Freedom Corner’ was opened for imprisoned or banned Iranian directors Jafar Panahi and Mojtaba Mirtahmasb. The petition letters for their freedom will be posted to the Iranian embassy during the f...

New Short Film Competition from Golden Orange and Shorts TV

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48th International Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival (8- 14 October 2011); organized in collaboration with Antalya Metropolitan Municipality and the Antalya Culture and Art Foundation (AKSAV) continues to bring new names to the Cinema Industry. The Golden Orange Film Festival which is held annually in Antalya since 1963 and the Shorts TV; world’s leading network devoted exclusively to short films and entertainment, are together holding a competition during the festival ‘Fikrini Anlat! / ...

Golden Orange’s International Competition has begun

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Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival has announced its jurors for International Competition – a diverse and talented group of five women, including award-winning filmmakers, journalists and media pioneers - will select the winners among the ten competitive festival films. The ‘48th International Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival, will be held from 8th to 14th October 2011. This year the festival is organized by the Antalya Culture and Art Foundation (AKSAV) and Antalya Metropolitan Mun...

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