New award ceremony readies for Golden Boll
ISTANBUL - Hürriyet Daily News
Turkish director Tunç Başaran is among the jury members of Film-Yön association.For the first time ever, the Film Yön Association (Film Directing Association) is set to present an award at the 19th Golden Boll Festival, which will take place in Adana in September. “Film Yön’s jury will consist of Tunç Başaran, Biket İlhan and Hüseyin Karabey. The jury will watch all the productions in the festival and give an award to one film,” Adana Municipality deputy chairman Zihni Aldırmaz said.
In a written statement, the Film Yön Association said: “In order to follow our directors more closely, we are organizing such an award ceremony this year.”
Through the new award, the association aims to focus on the uniqueness of each director’s characteristics, according to the written statement from Film Yön. This will help to create better directors and help the public understand both cinema and specific directors better.
This year’s Golden Boll festival will be held from Sept. 17-23. The award ceremony will take place on Sept. 22.