Author: filmpot

Interview with Inan Temelkuran – Part 2

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Inan Temelkuran Turkish filmmaker Inan Temelkuran was born in Izmir in 1976. He studied film making in Spain after he received his degree in law in Ankara. He is the director, writer and producer of the award-winning films Made in Europe and Bornova Bornova, both of which are part of Filmpot catalog. We recently sat down with him in Istanbul […]

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Interview with Inan Temelkuran – Part 1

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Inan Temelkuran Turkish filmmaker Inan Temelkuran was born in Izmir in 1976. He studied film making in Spain after he recieved his degree in law in Ankara. He is the director, writer and producer of the award-winning films Made in Europe and Bornova Bornova, both of which are part of Filmpot catalog. We recently sat down with him in Istanbul and […]

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What if the salt stinks?

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You’d salt the meat when it stinks… what if the salt stinks? In the midst of a night, an unexpected ferryboat approaches to the shores of a cute little town. On the deck, an inspector and his assistant – two highly commissioned authorities only assigned to very fragile cases concerning the government, scan the town […]

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Büyük markalar korsan destekçisi mi?

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Türkiye’de film sektörünün en büyük problemlerinden birisi “korsan”. Filmler DVD olarak piyasaya çıkar çıkmaz hatta bazen çıkmadan önce korsan film sitelerine düşmekte. Korsan siteler para kazanma peşindeler ve tek para kaynakları da reklamlar. Eğer bu reklamlar “Tebrikler bir milyonuncu ziyaretçi olarak nefis bir tatil kazandınız“,  “Burnunuz büyük kulağınız da küçük olsun istiyorsanız ürünümüzü kullanın” , […]

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IndieFlix now offering Filmpot films

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 IndieFlix is now offering Filmpot films as part of their extensive independent film collection. We believe this will be a great opportunity to reach independent film lovers and enable them to discover independent award-winning Turkish films. In 2005 IndieFlix launched with 36 titles, today they are offering over 2500 award-winning films for purchase, rental or streaming. […]

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Fikret Bey is now in Filmpot catalog

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Our catalog is growing. Today, we are proud to announce the addition of Fikret Bey directed by Selma Koksal to our catalog. We will make it available online on our partner channels soon and keep you posted.   Fikret Bey (Mr Fikret) is about the story of a day of a businessman, Fikret Özsoy, who […]

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Films of Yilmaz Guney

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“Those who sing revolutionary songs when everything is quiet prefer to hide behind doors when things get difficult.” Yilmaz Guney. “The critic J. Hoberman once described the Turkish filmmaker Yilmaz Guney as ‘something like Clint Eastwood, James Dean, and Che Guevara combined’, and for anyone familiar with the particulars of his career, it is sometimes […]

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Watch Gemide (On Board) for free on MUBI

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As part of Cannes 2011, MUBI is collaborating with La Semaine de la Critique (Critics’ Week), which is celebrating its 50th anniversary. The collaboration includes free viewing of films, which were recognized in Critics’ Week throughout its history. For details of this program you can check out their announcement http://mubi.com/programs/la-semaine-de-la-critique We are proud to announce that […]

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Recent additions to our catalog

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We are proud to announce the addition of two brilliant films to our catalog. Bunu Gercekten Yapmali miyim? (Should I Really Do It?) by Ismail Necmi, and Havar by Mehmet Guleryuz are now part of our catalog. We will do our best to get these films available online soon on our partner channels. This real-life-feature follows the […]

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Films of Zeki Demirkubuz

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“As a filmmaker, what attracts me most in human nature is its dark side.” Zeki Demirkubuz In 2006 Fiachra Gibbons of Guardian described him as “Zeki Demirkubuz is one of the utterly unclassifiable talents Turkish cinema has quietly produced to surprise, delight and challenge the world. He seems surprised that his serious films have struck such […]

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