8th EU Human Rights Short Film Competition
The 2018 EU Human Rights Short Film Competition, organised by the EU Delegation to Turkey, invites amateur and professional filmmakers to submit an original short film on a human rights theme, with a particular focus this year on Human Rights Defenders.
The aim of the 2018 EU Human Rights Short Film Competition is to raise awareness of and encourage reflection on human rights issues, as well as celebrate and honour the work and dedication of Human Rights Defenders. The EU Human Rights Short Film Competition gives participants the opportunity to adress human rights issues from a cinematic point of view and offers them a platform for presenting their films.
Amont the 67 films entering the competition. 11 finalist had been pre-selected in the Human Rights Films category and 5 in the Portrait of Human Rights Defenders category.
The main contest jury constituted of cinema professionals, academics and civil society activists :
8th EU Human Rights Short Film Competition jury was composed of :
Bülent Mumay; Journalist
İhsan Yılmaz : Journalist
Lale Mansur : Actress
Sevilay Çelenk: Academician
Sevna Somuncuoğlu: Human Rights Activist
|Evden Uzak (Far From Home)||Burak Kum|
|Kefaret Yağmuru (Salvation Rain)||Veysel Çelik|
|Kırık Kanatlar (Broken Wings)||Kadir Eman|
|Meryem Ana||Hasan Ete|
|Misafir (The Guest)||Mahmut Duyan|
|Oyuncak bebek||Serdar Altun|
|Şeyleşme (THE REIFICATION)||Abdi Cangı|
|Vultur (Vulture )||Barış Fert - Hikmet Güler|
Portrait of Human Rights Defenders category finalists
|Kırmızı başlıklı kız (Red Riding Hood)||Melissa Tuğrul|
|Perili İpek (Fairy Floss)||Hakan Orhanoğlu|
|Susturulmuş (Slienced)||Mustafa Yılmaz|
|Tufan (Tufan)||Tayfun Dalkılıç|
The finalist films were screened as part of the 8th European Union Human Rights Film Days in December 2018.
On 8 December 2018 the winners of the 8th European Union Human Rights Short Films Awards were announced.
First Prize: Oyuncak Bebek (Doll) - directed by Serdal Altun
Second Prize: Kefaret Yağmuru (Salvation Rain) - Veysel Çelik
Third Prize: Şeyleşme (The Reification)- Abdi Cangı
Special Prize for a Human Rights Defender: Vatansız (Stateless) - Gökhan Çetin
2018 EU Human Rights Short Film Competition Regulations2018 Human Rights Short Film Competition Regulations.docx
2018 EU Human Rights Short Film Application Formapplication_form_2018_EU_Human_Rights_Short_Film_Competition_ENG.docx