Armenia-Turkey Cinema Platform (30.06.2014)

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Armenia-Turkey Cinema Platform (30.06.2014)

 Armenia-Turkey Cinema Platform (ATCP) Project Development Workshop will be held in Yerevan on 14-16 July, 2014 in the framework of the 11th Golden Apricot Yerevan International Film Festival at Ani Plaza Hotel. 


The workshop will consist of trainings, presentations, one to one meetings and project pitches. The winner of the workshop will be awarded with a prize of 10,000 USD.

The call for applications was announced on 1 of May, 2014 and the deadline for entries was 1 June, 2014, later extended to June 15th. 10 projects, five from Turkey and five from Armenia, were selected to participate in the workshop.


The 10 selected projects are:

  1. “Homilies of Mush”, directed by Serge Avedikian, Armine Harutyunyan;
  2. “An Anatolian Revolutionary: Comrade Paramaz”, directed by Kadir Akin, produced by Haluk Unal;
  3. “Stony Paths”, directed by Arnaud Khayadjanian, produced by Magali Chirouze;
  4. “On The Steps of Tchouhadjian”, directed and produced by Mesut Tufan;
  5. “One Green, Three Blue”, directed by Arsen Arakelyan, produced by Narek Tovmasyan;
  6. “Pisik”, directed by Ayse Polat, produced by Mehmet Aktaş;
  7. “The Last Injection”, directed by Gurgen Janibekyan, produced by Artstvi Bakhchinyan;
  8. “An Old Plane Tree Branch”, directed by Mariam Ohanyan, produced by Tuna Yilmaz;
  9. “Jamanak”, directed and produced by Nuriye Bilici;

10.“A Blurry Pastel Painting”, directed and produced by Sevda Usanoğlu.


The Jurors of the workshop are Gideon Koppel - film writer and director from UK, Cigdem Mater from Anadolu Kultur, Melek Ulagay Taylan - writer, director and producer from Turkey, Emine Yildirim - filmmaker from Turkey, Manana Aslamazyan – journalist from Armenia, Gevorg Ter-Gabrielyan, the president of Eurasia Foundation, Armenia, Naira Sultanyan - Political Officer at British Embassy, Armenia.


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 15 films by filmmakers from Armenia and Turkey since it was established.


ATCP 2014 Yerevan workshop takes place within the framework of the Support to the Armenia-Normalisation Processprogramme, funded by the European Union.


ATCP 2014 Yerevan project is co-funded through a grant from the U.S. Embassy in Armenia.



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