The Festival is Turkey's first and only environmentally themed short film event.
This year, 17 th, will be held from April to May 2019.
The festival is based in Bakirkoy, Istanbul, but it will have short programs in various cities between these dates.. In addition, it will also perform in some universities elementary schools and high schools all around Turkey
All activities performed in the festival are open to everyone and free of charge.
- Screening environment themed, documentary, fiction,and animation,short films from Turkey all over the World
- At the national level, environmental-themed short film competition,
- Festival theater workshops,
- Film screenings and lectures at universities in Turkey,
- Special film screenings for students (elementary schools and high schools)
- Environment and culture-themed painting, photography, cartoon exhibitions,
- Music Recitals,
- Movie artists and scientists will participate panel discussions and interviews,
- Award ceremony
The films to be applied for 2019 are required to be non-verbal (No dialog)
1. Festival is open to any independent filmmaker worldwide.
2. All the short films; fiction,documentary or animation, directly or indirectly related to envoriment theme can submit the festival.
3. Short films should be in English subtitle, MPEG, AVI, or MOV format. (Sent copies should be available to be opened in any media otherwise they will be disqualified )
4. Festival participation form should be sent with the film. (Click for Application Form...)
5. Films are of a total running time of 20 minutes or less
6. A filmmaker can submit more than 1 film
7. Films can be participated to any other festivals before
8. You may upload your film on internet, up to 2 GB in size and share the link. Or send to the festival address by copying on a DVD.
9. All the screened films will take place on catalog and web site of the festival
10. Film directors will be given a certificate of attendance of the festival
11. The deadline is 5th March 2019