28 October 2018 Sunday - 14.00 - 15.30 - Soho House Istanbul, Big Room
A distinguished director for the Ukrainian, and the world cinema in general, we will talk with Sergei Loznitsa about his latest films “Donbass”, “Victory Day” and “The Trial” with an opportunity to attend to his experiences and thoughts regarding filmmaking.
2 November 2018 Friday - 13.00 - 14.30 - Soho House Istanbul, Big Room
Portuguese producer and distributor Paulo Branco, who has worked for more than two hundred titles, will share his experiences with us based on the films he made with directors such as Wim Wenders, Manoel De Oliveira, and Chantel Akerman.
2 November 2018 Friday - 16.00 - 17.30 - Soho House Istanbul, Big Room
Almost each of his films became a cult one, we will listen to Norwegian master Bent Hamer’s conversations about the northern cinema, his own works and his relation to filmmaking.
27 October 2018 Saturday - 17.00 - 18.00 - Akademi Beyoğlu
SPEAKERS : CEMİL YAVUZ (TRT) – SERDAR CAN (CGV MARS) – BARIŞ ZAVAROĞLU (TV+)
MODERATOR : EMRAH KILIÇ
We will have an enlightening and pleasant conversation with the prominent figures in the filmmaking industry, talking about the processes of production, distribution, and communication starting with the support provided by this year’s festival.
28 October 2018 sunday - 11.00-12.30 - Yapı Kredi Kültür Sanat
SPEAKERS : KONUŞMACILAR: (BELÇİM BİLGİN, MERT FIRAT, ÖMER FARUK SORAK)
MODERATOR :İREM ŞENTÜRK
Who is an actor? How is the relationship between the director and actor established? What are the ways to interpret the character and have the right performance? Together with Belcim Bilgin, Mert Firat and director Omer Faruk Sorak, we will search for the answers to these questions and others, based on their experiences.
29 October 2018 Monday - 13.00-14.30 - Cezayir Büyük Salon
SPEAKERS: MASSIMILIANO NARDULLI, GIOVANNI ROBBIANO, SUZANNE PRADEL
MODERATOR: SELİN TUNÇ
Starting with the basic principles of screenwriting, we will have a conversation with experts on the topics such as “What is screenwriting and what is not?”, “Who is a Screenwriter”, “What are the techniques of screenwriting?’’
30 October 2018 Tuesday - 13.00-14.30 - Cezayir Büyük Salon
SPEAKERS : MATTHIEU DARRAS (TFL), HANNA ATALLAH (PLB), HAYET BENKARA (BFL)
What are essentially the project development platforms?”, “What is the purpose?”, “To whom, where and how can you present your project in an effective manner?” We will search for the answers together with the representatives of Bosphorus Film Lab, Torino Film Lab, and Palestine Film Lab.
31 October 2018 Wednesday - 15.00-16.30 - Akademi Beyoğlu
SPEAKERS: BORISLAV CHOUCHKOV, FARUK GÜVEN, ZEYNEP ATAKAN
We will attend to the basic and detailed information on co-production processes from the experienced actors.
1 November 2018 Thrusday - 16.00-17.30 - Akademi Beyoğlu
Speakers: Erkan Durdu (Trt Genel Müdür Yardımcısı), Prof. Serdar Öztürk (Trt Akademi Dergisi Yayın Kurulu Üyesi), Doç. Dr. Hasan Bozgeyikli (Erciyes Üniversitesi), Zeynep Atakan (Yapımcı), Ahmet Mümtaz Taylan (Oyuncu)
Moderator: Emrah Kılıç
Content: Based on the outcomes of Festival Audience Disposition Evaluation Study realized by TRT Academy Magazine throughout Turkey, we will evaluate the answers to questions such as "What are the expectations of Turkish audiences regarding the festivals?", "Do we need the films that are produced for the festivals or do we need festivals in supportive of the industry?"
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