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Years running: 22 (since 1997)

Flying Broom International Women's Film Festival

Annual event celebrating women's contributions to filmmaking.

About

The purpose of this festival is to evaluate cinema from a feminist perspective and to create a space for the discussion of women’s experiences and they are faced with as well as to introduce female directors, both Turkish and foreign, to the festival audience.

Section:

  • Full length movies;
  •  Documentaries (till 60 minutes);
  •  Shorts; 
  • Animation.

Panel discussions and thematic exhibitions are includes  .

Awards

  • FLYING BROOM Honourary Award,
  • Theme Award
  • Bilge Olgaç Achievement Awards, 
  • The film to win the FIPRESCI Award given to one of the films competing in the “Each Has A Different Color” section of the program will be screened after the Closing Ceremony on May 18th for the third time. 
  • Young Witch Award. 

 

 



 

Rules

  • All films should be directed by women or co-directed by at least one woman, or director may apply to films with women.
  • The films produced in 2014-2015 are eligible.
  • You can send your completed application form with a preview DVD copy of the film festival 

Screening formats - FEATURE FILMS: 35 mm, DCP (Digital Cinema Package)

Screening formats - SHORT, ANIMATION AND DOCUMENTARIES: BLU RAY (PAL), DVD

Applicants are requested to send the following materials for pre-selection:

  • A completed and duly signed entry form;
  • 4 individual DVD copies of the production (in MPEG format),
  • Credits of the film
  • Synopsis of the film in English (maximum 100 words)
  • A complete dialogue list/subtitle list in English
  • Trailer of the film
  • Detailed bio-filmography of the director
  • Photograph of the director / hard copy or jpg in high resolution (300 dpi)
  • Stills from the film / hard copy or jpg in high resolution (300 dpi)
  • Posters (at least 3), brochures (at least 10)
  • Press reviews and additional publicity material (if available)

Additional Information

  • Shipment costs of prints both to and from the festival will be paid by the festival only if the prints are sent from and returned to their sources. In case the print is shared with another festival, Flying Broom Women’s Film Festival will pay for the return transportation charges only. The films must be sent prepaid by the other festival;
  • The Festival is responsible for the insurance of the prints selected, from the moment they are received by the Festival to the moment they are collected by the forwarding agent.
  • Please mark the postage: “NO COMMERCIAL VALUE- NOT FOR SALE- NON PORNOGRAPHIC MATERIAL”.

Audio language: original

Subtitles language: english

Premiere Requirements

No premiere requirement

Jury and Organizers

Halime Güner (chair-woman).

Documents

Place

Turkey
Ankara

Official website

festival.ucansupurge.org

Contacts

Address:

Büyükelçi Sokak, No: 20/6,
Kavaklıdere-06700 Ankara
Türkiye

Tel: +90 312 427 00 20
Fax: +90 312 466 55 61
Email: ozlem@ucansupurge.org

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Dates & Deadlines
  • Deadline
    February 15, 2016
  • Event dates
    5 — 12 May 2016
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