Film fest organizes cocktail at Cannes
Istanbul Film Festival hosted an exclusive cocktail in at the s Plage des Palmes as part of the 66th Cannes Festival. Lots of guests from Turkey attendThe Istanbul Film Festival hosted a cocktail on May 21 at the Cannes Plage des Palmes as part of the 66th Cannes Film Festival.
Greeting its guests with warm rays of sunshine following the rain that marred the festival’s beginning, the cocktail was co-hosted by Efes, the sponsor of the Meetings on the Bridge, the industry section of the festival, as well as the Turkish Cinema section this year.
Istanbul Film Festival Director Azize Tan, Efes Consumer Engagement Group Manager Emre Topsakaloğlu, Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (İKSV) Assistant General Director Ömür Bozkurt, Efes Brand PR and Communication Planning Manager Nihan Erçetin, Efes Sponsorship and Social Brands Marketing Manager Selin Takçı, and the head of Meetings on the Bridge, Gülin Üstün, welcomed the guests at the cocktail, which was organized to strengthen ties between the international film industry and filmmakers in Turkey.
Many filmmakers and professionals from Turkey also attended the cocktail, including Semih Kaplanoğlu and Özcan Alper.
The event hosted more than 400 people, helping to construct new and beneficial relations between representatives of cinema from Turkey and the world.
The 33rd Istanbul Film Festival will take place between April 5 and 20, 2014.