International Adana Golden Boll Film Festival is one of the most prestigious film festivals in Turkey, which has been running for 25 years. Our guests do not only get the chance to participate in various events, workshops during the festival and meet outstanding filmmakers, screenwriters, actors/actresses; but also see the natural and historical places of the beautiful city of Adana, meet the most warm-blooded people ever and by tasting the most delicious foods of Turkish Cuisine you may put on a few kilograms at the end of the festival.

Best International Short Film Award: 10.000 TL. and Golden Boll Statuette

* Completion years of the films must be 2018 or 2019.
* Films longer than 20 minutes will be disqualified.
* A director is allowed to submit only 1 film.
* All films must have embedded English subtitles.
* There is no categorization as animation, feature, documentary or experimental. 20 finalist films of all categories will be selected after pre-elimination.
* Half-board accomodation in a 4 star hotel of the finalist directors will be covered by Adana Metropolitan Municipality. All other expenses must be covered by directors.

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  • esmaeel abbasi

    Stylish and memorable festival - Thanks to the organizers

    October 2018
  • REZA GOLCHIN

    Beautiful city and the great festival!

    May 2018
  • Masoud Soheili

    Really great festival,
    We had an awesome experience in Adana,
    Thank you so much for hospitality and for respect to short films.

    October 2017
  • A Great Festival right at the cradle of Yilmaz Güney and just a great experience!
    Thanks for nominating my short!

    October 2017
  • Iman Davari

    Great festival in an old and beautiful city
    I hope you have workshops, introductions to directors, and critique of the film. Especially in the international section.

    October 2017