The Directors Across Borders (DAB) project announces a call for applications for Armenia-Turkey Cinema Platform (ATCP) Project Development workshop. All interested Armenian and Turkish filmmakers are encouraged to apply. The workshop will be held in Yerevan on July 8-10, 2013 in the frames of the 10th Golden Apricot Yerevan International Film Festival.
The workshop will consist of trainings, presentations, one to one meetings and project pitches. 10 projects will be selected for the workshop. The selected applicants will present their ideas to the international jury who will decide the winner.
The winner will be awarded a prize of 10,000 USD.
The shooting of the awarded project must start after January 2014
Filmmakers from Armenia and Turkey can apply for the workshop by May 31, 2013. Applications sent after this date will not be considered.To apply please fill in the ONLINE SUBMISSION FORM of the same section of the www.dabhub.com.
As the website is temporarily not accessible from Turkey, we kindly ask participants from Turkey to send the applications via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Travel and accommodation expenses for participants from Turkey (one participant per project) will be covered by the DAB project.
ATCP began in 2008 as a cooperation between the non-profit company Anadolu Kültür (Turkey) and the Golden Apricot Yerevan International Film Festival (Armenia). It is a common network for the filmmakers of both countries for cooperation and making films together. ATCP has supported the production of 11 films by filmmakers from Armenia and Turkey since it was established.
ATCP is part of the DAB
project supported by the European Union through the Eastern
Partnership Culture Programme and
implemented by GOLDEN APRICOT Fund for Cinema
Development in Armenia and its
Kültür (Turkey), INTERNEWS (Ukraine),
Cinema Art Centre Prometheus (Georgia),
and INTERNEWS (Armenia).
Throughout 2012-2014, the DAB project will organise a series of workshops,
trainings and networking opportunities for film industry professionals for the
EU Eastern Partnership region and beyond.