Applications continue for the “International Short Film” and “International Photography” contests to be held within the scope of the 3rd International Cinema Symposium to be hosted by the Near East University

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Applications continue for the “International Short Film” and “International Photography” contests to be held within the scope of the 3rd International Cinema Symposium to be hosted by the Near East University

Applications for the “Photography” competitions continue for the “International Short Film” and “International Photography” within the scope of the “International Film Symposium” to be held on 8-12 May 2023 with the theme of “Culture-Identity-Ideology” by Near East University Faculty of Communication Department of Radio, Television and Cinema and Communication Research Center (ILAMER).

The owners of the works that will participate in the “International Short Film” and “International Photography” competitions must complete their applications by 8 April. In the competitions where the works that made it to the finals will be announced on April 20, the winners will be announced on May 12, 2023.

The films that will participate in the International Short Film Contest will be between 3 and 15 minutes.
In the International Short Film Contest, which will be held for the second time this year, students studying in associate, undergraduate or graduate departments in Turkey, TRNC and international universities can participate. The duration of the short films to participate in the competition must be at least three and at most 15 minutes. The works that will participate in the competition will be evaluated on the basis of their originality, the content of the message given and the ease of perception, the language of expression and fiction, the audio-visual quality of the narration and the elements of creativity.

The works that will participate in the contest will be determined at the end of the evaluation of the preliminary jury, chaired by the director of photography Hayri Çölaşan. In the preliminary jury, producer Süleyman Bedri Kalyoncuoğlu, director Fehmi Öztürk and Dr. Vasfi Çiftçioğlu and academics Assist. Prof. Dr. Göral Erinç Yılmaz, Dr. Serkan Fundalar, Dr. Özgür Ipek, Dr. Azime Cantaş, lecturers Mert Yusuf Özlük, Zeyde Yalıner Örek and Halil Duranay will take place.

The winning works of the International Short Film Contest will be determined by the jury chaired by writer and director Derviş Zaim, theater actors Tamer Levent and Şenay Gürler, writer and producer Canol Balkaya, cinematographer Hayri Çölaşan, Assist. Prof. Dr. Zuhal Çetin Özkan, Near East University Communication Faculty Radio, Television and Cinema Department and Communication Research Center (ILAMER) President Prof. Dr. Fevzi Kasap, who is also the symposium president,

The International Photography Contest will be held with the titles “Light of the Republic: Top 100s of the Republic in its 100th Anniversary” and “Cultural Heritage”
The International Photography Contest, which will be held as part of the 3rd International Cinema Symposium, will be held in honor of the 100th anniversary of the Republic of Turkey, with the theme “Light of the Republic: Top 100s of the Republic in its 100th Anniversary”. The second theme of the competition will be “Cultural Heritage”.

Works that will compete in the final of the contest will be determined by the preliminary jury chared by Prof. Dr. M Çağatay Göktan. Academicians taking place in jury of the International Photography Contest will be Assoc. Prof. Dr. Asli Erciyeş Tosun, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Eren Görgülü, Dr. Sebla Selin Ok, Berrin Bayraktaroğlu, Zeyde Yalın Örek, Hüseyin Aşkaroğlu, Mert Yusuf Özlük, and photographers Hasan Bağlar and Mehmet Gökyiğit.

Among the works that have passed the preliminary jury evaluation, the winners of the contest will be determined by a jury chaired by Prof. Dr. Ali Muhammet. In the main jury, Prof. Dr. Osman Ürper from Marmara University, Prof. Dr. Osman Ürper from Ondokuz Mayıs University, Prof. Dr. Ata Yakup Kaptan from Dokuz Eylül University, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ahmet Beyhan Özdemir and Lecturer Gazi Yüksel from Near East University will also take place.