The Armenia-Turkey Cinema Platform (ATCP) project announces a call for applications for ATCP Project Development workshop. All interested Armenian and Turkish filmmakers are encouraged to apply. The workshop will be held in Yerevan on 13-14 July, 2015 as a parallel event to 12th 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 (5 from Armenia and 5 from Turkey). The selected applicants will present their ideas to the international jury.
The winner will be awarded a prize of 10,000 USD with the support of The Black Sea Trust, A Project of the German Marshall Fund of the United States.
Filmmakers from Armenia and Turkey can apply for the workshop by 10 June, 2015. Applications sent after this date will not be considered.
Travel and accommodation expenses for participants from outside Armenia (one participant per project) will be covered by the ATCP project.
Main preconditions for applying are:
Other Rules and Conditions
The following documents in English should be submitted no later than 10 June, 2015:
Application evaluation and selections
ATCP began in 2008 as 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 18 films by filmmakers from Armenia and Turkey since it was established.
The Project is financially supported by the Black Sea Trust for
Regional Cooperation and Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation.