FEATURES WORK-IN-PROGRESS PLATFORM LINE-UP
The line-up of Features Work-in-Progress projects selected to compete at the Forum has been unveiled. This year, 21 projects were submitted to the Features Work-in-Progress Platform of the Antalya Film Forum, a sidebar event of the Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival that provides funding and networking support to newly emerging projects. The preselection jury consisted of Netflix Acquisitions Manager Ekin Gabay; director, writer, and producer İlksen Başarır and New Horizons International Film Festival Industry Director Weronika Czołnowska.The preselection jury selected five titles to compete in the platform.
- GRACE FOR SALE Directors: Gözde Yetişkin, Emre Sert | Producers: Gözde Yetişkin, Emre Sert, Ender Sevim, Kerem Çelebi
- ON THE WATER SURFACE Director: Zeynep Köprülü | Producer: Utku Zeka
- THE CYCLE Director: Erkan Tahhuşoğlu | Producer: İris Tahhuşoğlu | Co-producers: Gazmend Nela, Selda Taşkın
- THIS BEAUTIFUL NIGHT Director: Ozan Yoleri | Producers: Ilgım Coşar, Alara Hamamcıoğlu
- THOSE WHO WHISTLE AFTER DARK Director: Pınar Yorgancıoğlu | Producers: Zeynep Ekmekçi, Bekir Yusuf Açıksöz, Furkan Besli, Dilde Mahalli | Co-producers: Vanya Rainova, Sandra Müller, Michael Eckelt
Among the selected projects, after the main jury evaluation, a project will receive the Features Work-in-Progress Platform Award worth TL 100 thousand. While one project will win the Special Jury Award worth TL 50 thousand, another project will receive the Netflix Features Work-in-Progress Platform Award worth TL 150 thousand, which will be given by Netflix for the first time this year. Also, one project will receive Başka Sinema Distribution and Promotion Award, and one project will win Bando Post Color Grading Award.