XI. Istanbul International Architecture and Urban Films Festival

MO İstanbul 21 Haziran 2016 Salı

FESTIVAL
FILES
HALLS
SCREENING MOVIE CALENDAR
AWARD WINNINGS FILMS
FESTIVAL CATALOGS


FESTIVAL

XIth ISTANBUL INTERNATIONAL
ARCHITECTURE AND URBAN FILMS FESTIVAL
23 to 28 October 2017

PURPOSE:
Since its foundation in 1954, the Chamber of Architects has been endeavouring intensively in order to enhance architectural culture, protect historical heritage, and improve quality of life. In order to introduce a new aspect to such endeavours, the Chamber has been organizing an event named “Istanbul International Architecture and Urban Films Festival”. The event aims participation by anybody interested in that field, in particular the architects.

The festival is scheduled as a part of “Architecture and Urban Festival” organized by Istanbul Metropolitan Branch of Chamber of Architects by virtue of the “World Architecture Day”, a day widely celebrated in the world in the first Monday of October every year.

An international competition is organized and awards are delivered under “Istanbul International Architecture and Urban Films Festival”.

The festival intends to support produced films and encourage new productions that focus on the field of “architecture and urban”, as well as have acclaimed films in that field meet the audience.

SCOPE:
The festival features types of films including documentaries and animations. Domestic and foreign candidate films which pass the preliminary selection stage meet the audience, and a competition is organized among those films. Miscellaneous conversations and events may also be held to ensure exchange of ideas between participants regarding the subject matter.

CONDITIONS FOR APPLYING TO 2017 INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION:
1. Films eligible for the competition include documentaries and animations produced in the last 2 years featuring architecture and urban issues. Films should not have participated in this festival before.
2. Films participating in the competition will be limited to 60 minutes.
3. a) Foreign films which are not in English language will have English subtitles.
b) Domestic films which are not in Turkish language will have Turkish and English subtitles.
c) Domestic films in Turkish language will have English subtitles.
4. Regardless of the original format, the film should be sent to the organizer committee on DVD, SD MEMORY CARD or USB FLASH DRIVE (in MPEG2, MP4 or H.264 format).
Films can also be sent through online data transfer programs (Wimeo, Wetransfer, etc.).
Application form is available at www.archfilmfest.org; said form, accompanied with any other documents, should be returned to archfilmfest@archfilmfest.org. In case of any technical problems during preview of film, the director will be notified. The director must send a new copy no later than 48 hours. Otherwise, the film will be excluded from evaluation process.
5. Copies of film to be sent to the Organizer Committee by the competitor must be accompanied by:
a) Competition application form
b) 2 images from movie
c) 1 photograph of director
d) Turkish and English biography of directors participating from Turkey, and English biography of international directors (50 words maximum)
e) Film plot (50 words maximum). Furthermore, a 5-minute trailer copy should be provided.
f) The selection committee will have the right to exclude from competition any films which fail to duly meet application conditions.
6. Participants may participate in the competition with multiple films.
7. Films passing the elimination stage will be placed in the festival archive, and can be included in non-commercial displays upon notification to the director. Films included in festival display program can be displayed to public for education and non-commercial purposes which the film directors and producers will be deemed to have accepted and agreed.
8. Of the films that participate in the competition, the Festival Organizer Committee may include in the festival program all or some of the films passing the preliminary elimination. Such films will be evaluated by the jury, and the winners will be awarded.
9. Announcement of Competition: 1 June 2017
10. Application Deadline: 30 August 2017
Films delivered by courier must be submitted to the courier by no later than 29 August 2017.
11. Announcement of Results: Films to be displayed will be announced on 15 September 2017 while the winners will be announced in the awards ceremony on 28 October 2017.
12. The author shall be liable for any third party copyright claims which may arise during display of films.
13. If required, the Organizer Committee may change any Selection Committee members, and constitute a preliminary jury.
14. Awards:
First: Award Plaque and 5.000.- Turkish Lira
Second: Award Plaque and 3.000.- Turkish Lira
Third: Award Plaque and 2.000.- Turkish Lira
15. Board Members and employees of Istanbul Metropolitan Branch, Chamber of Architects, Union of Chambers of Turkish Architects and Engineers (TMMOB), selection committee members, those whom selection committee members provide consultancy and/or act as a business/project partner, etc., and their first degree relatives cannot participate in the competition.
16. Decision of selection committee is final. Decisions are made by majority of votes.

COMPETITION SELECTION COMMITTEE:
Süheyla Acar (Scriptwriter – Author)
Behiç Ak (Architect – Artist)
İsmail Doğanyılmaz (Architect, M.Arch.)
Yasemin Dura (Architect – Artist)
Bingöl Elmas (Documentary Director)
Hilmi Etikan (Documentary Director-Istanbul Short Film Festival Executive)
Esin Köymen (Architect)
Zeynep Talayer (Architect, M.Arch.)

ORGANIZER COMMITTEE:
Sami Yılmaztürk (Chairman – Festival Organization Secretary, Istanbul Metropolitan Branch, Chamber of Architects)
Ali Hacıalioğlu (Board Secretary Member, Istanbul Metropolitan Branch, Chamber of Architects)
Hilmi Etikan (Documentary Director – Istanbul Short Film Festival Executive)
İsmail Doğanyılmaz (Architect, M.Arch.)
Yasemin Dura (Architect-Artist)
Öncül Kırlangıç (Architect, M.Arch.)
Esin Köymen (Architect)
Merve Şen (Architect)
Eser Yağçı (Architect, M.Arch.)
Selma Erdem (Festival Secretary)

APPLICATION ADDRESS:
Selma Erdem
Union of Chambers of Turkish Architects and Engineers (TMMOB), Chamber of Architects
Istanbul Metropolitan Branch
Karaköy, Kemankeş Cad. No. 31
Beyoğlu 34425 Istanbul
Tel: (212) 251 49 00 – 205
Fax: (212) 251 94 14
E-mail: archfilmfest@archfilmfest.org – arşiv@mimarist.org
Web: www.archfilmfest.org


FILES

Entry Form

CONDITIONS FOR APPLYING TO 2017 INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION:
1. Films eligible for the competition include documentaries and animations produced in the last 2 years featuring architecture and urban issues. Films should not have participated in this festival before.
2. Films participating in the competition will be limited to 60 minutes.
3. a) Foreign films which are not in English language will have English subtitles.
b) Domestic films which are not in Turkish language will have Turkish and English subtitles.
c) Domestic films in Turkish language will have English subtitles.
4. Regardless of the original format, the film should be sent to the organizer committee on DVD, SD MEMORY CARD or USB FLASH DRIVE (in MPEG2, MP4 or H.264 format).
Films can also be sent through online data transfer programs (Wimeo, Wetransfer, etc.).
Application form is available at www.archfilmfest.org; said form, accompanied with any other documents, should be returned to archfilmfest@archfilmfest.org. In case of any technical problems during preview of film, the director will be notified. The director must send a new copy no later than 48 hours. Otherwise, the film will be excluded from evaluation process.
5. Copies of film to be sent to the Organizer Committee by the competitor must be accompanied by:
a) Competition application form
b) 2 images from movie
c) 1 photograph of director
d) Turkish and English biography of directors participating from Turkey, and English biography of international directors (50 words maximum)
e) Film plot (50 words maximum). Furthermore, a 5-minute trailer copy should be provided.
f) The selection committee will have the right to exclude from competition any films which fail to duly meet application conditions.
6. Participants may participate in the competition with multiple films.
7. Films passing the elimination stage will be placed in the festival archive, and can be included in non-commercial displays upon notification to the director. Films included in festival display program can be displayed to public for education and non-commercial purposes which the film directors and producers will be deemed to have accepted and agreed.
8. Of the films that participate in the competition, the Festival Organizer Committee may include in the festival program all or some of the films passing the preliminary elimination. Such films will be evaluated by the jury, and the winners will be awarded.
9. Announcement of Competition: 1 June 2017
10. Application Deadline: 30 August 2017
Films delivered by courier must be submitted to the courier by no later than 29 August 2017.
11. Announcement of Results: Films to be displayed will be announced on 15 September 2017 while the winners will be announced in the awards ceremony on 28 October 2017.
12. The author shall be liable for any third party copyright claims which may arise during display of films.
13. If required, the Organizer Committee may change any Selection Committee members, and constitute a preliminary jury.
14. Awards:
First: Award Plaque and 5.000.- Turkish Lira
Second: Award Plaque and 3.000.- Turkish Lira
Third: Award Plaque and 2.000.- Turkish Lira
15. Board Members and employees of Istanbul Metropolitan Branch, Chamber of Architects, Union of Chambers of Turkish Architects and Engineers (TMMOB), selection committee members, those whom selection committee members provide consultancy and/or act as a business/project partner, etc., and their first degree relatives cannot participate in the competition.
16. Decision of selection committee is final. Decisions are made by majority of votes.

 


HALLS

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SCREENING MOVIE CALENDAR

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AWARD WINNINGS FILMS

10. Festival

Documentary Branch:
1st Prize: Ocean Hill Drive – Directors: Miriam Gossing and Lina Sieckmann – Germany
2nd Prize: Exile – Director:  Renata Claus – Brazil
3rd Prize: Darkened Water – Director: Alireza Dehghan – Iran

Animation Branch:
1st Prize: Habitat – Director: Marcel Barelli – Switzerland
2nd Prize: Scale – Director: Amin Rahbar – Iran
3rd Prize: Urban Audio Spectrum: Marina Schnider – Switzerland

9. Festival

1-    HABİTAT – PERSONAL NOTES
2-    ÖLMEZ AĞAÇ YIRCA DİRENİŞİ
3-    SU BEDEVİLERİ
4-    CONCRETE LOVE – THE BÖHM FAMILY

8. Festival

1-    EURITMIA / EURITMIA – GEZİYİ HATIRLAMAK / REMEMBERING GEZİ
2-    NAİL V.
3-    EYMİR NEDEN PAYLAŞILAMADI?
4-    DLRG / DLRG (German Live Saving Association)
5-    LEAVING / AYRILIŞ
6-    ÇERÇEVE (FRAME)

7. Festival

1-    AWAY FROM ALL SUNS
2-    LUCIEN HERVE, PHOTOGRAPHER DESPITE HIMSELF
3-    MAYA
4-    THE LONG FORGOTTEN ISLAND
5-    THE SACRED

6. Festival

1-    ESPUI
2-    WITH A PROJECT IN HIS HANDS
3-    MENDELSOHN’S INCESSANT VISIONS
4-    DAMN THE DAMS
5-    THE RAMP – FLYING OVER SNOW

5. Festival

1-    TETRİST
2-    EKÜMENOPOLİS
3-    ÇİN’DE KENTLEŞME-MUTLULUK HER YERDE

4. Festival

1-    SON AYİNLER
2-    ALTINDAN BETON
3-    SELAHATTİN’İN İSTANBUL’U
4-    MİRAZ-UMUT
5-    İNSAN, KENDİ KAFESİNİ TAŞIYAN TEK KUŞTUR
6-    KISIR DÖNGÜ
7-    KAĞIT HANE
8-    KAHPE DEVRAN
9-    SON KUMSAL

3. Festival

1-    4857
2-    MEZRA EZİDİYA
3-    SU KENTLERİ (VESIKAUPUNKEJA) – WATER CITIES

2. Festival

1-    DOBLE FORZA
2-    GÖÇ
3-    KLONİSTAN
4-    PEKİ YA LONDRA
5-    SATILIK
6-    BİR BEYGİR HİKAYESİ

1. Festival

1-    200.000 HAYALET – NIJUMAN NO BOREI
2-    ENTROPİ
3-    KULEDİBİ SOKAK NO:23
4-    MAKİNELERİN İSYANI


FESTIVAL CATALOGS

I. ISTANBUL INTERNATIONAL ARCHITECTURE AND URBAN FILMS FESTIVAL – 1-6 OCTOBER 2007

II. ISTANBUL INTERNATIONAL ARCHITECTURE AND URBAN FILMS FESTIVAL – 6-12 OCTOBER 2008

III. ISTANBUL INTERNATIONAL ARCHITECTURE AND URBAN FILMS FESTIVAL – 5-11 OCTOBER 2009

IV. ISTANBUL INTERNATIONAL ARCHITECTURE AND URBAN FILMS FESTIVAL – 4-10 OCTOBER 2010

V. ISTANBUL INTERNATIONAL ARCHITECTURE AND URBAN FILMS FESTIVAL – 3-9 OCTOBER 2011

VI. ISTANBUL INTERNATIONAL ARCHITECTURE AND URBAN FILMS FESTIVAL – 1-7 OCTOBER 2012

VII. ISTANBUL INTERNATIONAL ARCHITECTURE AND URBAN FILMS FESTIVAL – 1-9 OCTOBER 2013

VIII. ISTANBUL INTERNATIONAL ARCHITECTURE AND URBAN FILMS FESTIVAL – 13-18 OCTOBER 2014

IX. ISTANBUL INTERNATIONAL ARCHITECTURE AND URBAN FILMS FESTIVAL – 2-9 OCTOBER 2015

X. ISTANBUL INTERNATIONAL ARCHITECTURE AND URBAN FILMS FESTIVAL – 7-15 OCTOBER 2016

MO İstanbul 21 Haziran 2016 Salı