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Turkish Cinema Summer School 2020

Turkish Cinema Summer School 2020

Fully Funded
Country: Turkey
City: Istanbul
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Applications call for Applications for the 2020 Yunus Emre Institute’s thematic summer schools. Turkish Cinema Summer School is one of the thematic program included in Yunus Emre Institute’s thematic summer schools. Along with educational activities, Yunus Emre Institute organizes art and culture events and supports scientific studies all around the globe through Yunus Emre Turkish Culture Centres and liaison offices at various universities worldwide. The program will take place in Istanbul between July 13th – 24th, 2020.

Theme and Subjects

In this scope, our Institute is organizing the Turkish Cinema Summer School to share Turkey’s cinematic history with the world and present a deeper insight into Turkish cinema.

  • Seminars: Seminars rich in content to be delivered by academicians, directors, actors/actresses, critics, etc. about the history, films, actors/actresses of Turkish cinema.
  • Film screenings and interviews: Screening of masterpieces of Turkish cinema and discussions on these masterpieces with academicians from universities, directors, actors/actresses, critics, etc.
  • Field visits: Famous and significant movie locations, film sets, film production companies, series/film shooting areas, movie theatres, cinema departments, cinema museums, etc.
  • Presentations by participants: Presentations which the participants will prepare about Turkish cinema in the course of the program.
  • Optional A1 Turkish course.
  • City sightseeing tour: Historic and touristic city sightseeing tours in Istanbul.


Only one person per country can attend the program. The Turkish Cinema Summer School will select altogether 25 candidates for this program. But however, applicants must

  • Have a good command of English (at least B2) and a genuine interest in foreign cultures.
  • Be between 18-35 years of age and should open to intercultural dialogue.
  • Be studying/have studied cinema or be working in the cinema industry.
  • Preferably be a producer, director or scriptwriter of short or feature films or should have taken part in a film project.
  • Have no health problems that could impede travel.


The scholarship covers the following:

  • International and local transportation
  • Accommodation
  • Three meals a day
  • Course materials
  • Museum / archaeological site entrance fees
  • Guidance

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Type of Opportunity Exchange Programs
Deadline31 March,2020
Open toAll
OrganizerYunus Emre Institute



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