Turkish Public Television (TRT) has announced its 11th International Documentary Awards. Supporting both amateur and professional documentary film-makers, the festival helps develop the documentary genre. It also gives audiences the chance to see high quality international documentaries. The festival’s long term aim is to become an event where film-makers from all over the world come to exchange ideas.
The festival will take place in Istanbul from April 25th to 30th 2019. The selected films will be shown in two separate competitions: international and national, with the latter showing documentaries by professionals and students.
The pre-selection will be announced on March 8th. The jury will then meet in Istanbul from April 25th to 28th to view the films in competition, discuss and choose the winners. The awards will be presented on Monday April 29th at a gala evening with the jury members mingling with the award-winning film-makers, journalists and many guests. Viewers will be able to follow the ceremony live on the TRT channels.
The call for films is open until January 25th 2019. To submit your film go to this link.