Author: filmpot

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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Tribeca Film Festival is coming

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  If you are going to be in New York City between April 20 and May 1, then don’t forget to check out Tribeca Film Festival 2011, a festival that was established by Robert De Niro, Jane Rosenthal and Craig Hatkoff back in 2003. In 2008, one of the directors we work with, Huseyin Karabey won […]

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Wrong Rosary (Uzak Ihtimal)

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  Wrong Rosary (Uzak Ihtimal) is first feature of director Mahmut Fazil Coskun, and won Golden Leopard for Best Film in Rotterdam Film Festival. Jennie Kermode of EyeForFilm says “Wrong Rosary is probably the best film to come out of Turkey all year, and one of the best romances made anywhere.” “… Wrong Rosary tackles some […]

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Mehmet Gureli’s Golge (Shadow) is online

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  Gorkem Yeltan as Selma the femme fatale in Golge (Shadow) “A woman has a dangerous effect on the people who love her in this drama from director Mehmet Güreli. Halim is a writer who returns to Istanbul for the first time in years to visit his mother, who is seriously ill. While in Istanbul, […]

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