In these web pages we will deal with anything
concerning the cinema in general. Its history, art, technique
and theory. With cinema from all over the world. As well as scriptwriting,
film scoring, cinematography and editing.
29th International İstanbul Film Festival
Beginning in 1984, the event became a separate activity and was shifted to April.
In 1985, two competitive sections, one national and the other international, were included in the Festival program. Accredited by FIAPF since 1989, the Festival, features a thematically specialized international competition, provides a showcase for recent Turkish film productions, and thus represents a rewarding medium...read more
International Istanbul Film Festival
Organised by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts and sponsored by AKBANK,
the International Istanbul Film Festival celebrates its 26th year in 2007...read
origins of cinema
The invention of cinema is a result of various ingenious invetions in numerous
scientific fields. The ancient aspiration of representing reality was met
by photography in 1839.
The need for the representation and recording of movement as well as
that for the narration of mesmerising stories reached their complete
photography. Plato’s "Cave" (gr. "Spilia")
can be traced back to the roots of photography; its magical walls host the
most extraordinary sights. There,
we meet with the ancient greek writer Loukianos, who in one of his fiction
stories about a trip to the moon, refers to a mirror placed at the opening
of a well, within which one can see images and hear talks from the life of
humans on the planet Earth...read more