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The 3rd Izmit International Short Film Festival | 2020

Due to the pandemic, we organized "The 3rd Izmit International Short Film Festival (IISFF)" on-line, where 501 films from 6 continents, 59 different countries and 35 different languages applied.

19 jury members consisting of directors, producers and academicians, all recognized and awarded in the short film industry, took part in the IISFF.

Under the title of "Woman", which is the theme of The 3rd IISFF this year, online panels and interview events were held with the participation of national and international panelists and guests.

The award winner films in “The 3rd Izmit International Short Film Festival” announced at the on-line ceremony which is organised on November 27, 2020.

THE 3rd IZMIT INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL(IISFF) WINNERS

International Competition - Best Fiction Film
Iulia Puica | The Sofa | 00:25:00 | Moldova | Fiction | International Competition

International Competition - Best Documentary Film
Stefano D'antuono, Bruno Ugioli | Handbook Of Movie Theaters' History | 00:20:00 | Italy | Documentary | International Competition

International Competition - Best Animation/Experimental Film
Santiago Aguilera, Gabriel Monreal | The Boy And The Mountain | 00:11:23 | Chile | Animation/Experimental | International Competition

International Competition - Best Festival Theme Film
Taha Ovacı | Strength Among Us | 00:22:30 | Turkey | Festival Theme | International Competition

National Competition - Best Fiction Film
Umut Evirgen | Fine Dying | 00:15:00 | Turkey | Fiction | National Competition

National Competition - Best Documentary Film
Mustafa Koç | Yes I Can | 00:11:07 | Turkey | Documentary | National Competition

National Competition - Best Animation/Experimental Film
Orhan Umut Gökçek, Şeyma Kavak Gökçek | The Last | 00:13:36 | Turkey | Animation/Experimental | National Competition

National Competition - Best Festival Theme Film
Umut Alaz Kökçü | Best Actress | 00:20:00 | Turkey | Festival Theme | National Competition

Mention Award - Best Festival Theme Film
İlayda İşeri | Kozan | 00:06:11 | Turkey | Festival Theme | National Competition


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The 2nd Izmit International Short Film Festival | 2019

"The 2nd Izmit International Short Film Festival(IISFF)" was held in Izmit with "Art and Industry" themed between October 2-4, 2019 in cooperation Izmit Municipality and Art Nicomedia Culture and Art Association(AND). 548 films from 30 different countries were submitted to The 2nd IISFF.

As a result of the jury committee assessment, 18 finalist films from the international competition section, 12 films from the national competition section and a selection of screenings, in two main sections, namely the international and national competition sections, with the categories of fiction, documentary, animation / experimental and festival theme. A total of 41 films, 11 of which were films, met art lovers at 41 Buda Shopping Mall Show Area on October 2-3, 2019.

In addition to the film screenings, "Art and Industry", "Reality in Documentary" and "Short Film and Screenplays" themed panel discussions were held in festival places.

THE 2nd IZMIT INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL(IISFF) WINNERS

International Competition - Best Fiction Film
Gazanfer Biricik | GAB | France | 00:10:00 | Best Fiction | International Competition
 
International Competition - Best Documentary Film
Marco Rimondi | L'Eroico | Italy | 00:23:03 | Best Documentary | International Competition
 
International Competition - Best Animation/Experimental Film
Erfan Parsapour | The Incomplete | Iran | 00:07:00 | Best Animation/Experimental | International Competition
 
Art Nicomedia Special Awarded Film
Anthony Merchak | My Destiny , Their Call | Lebanon | 00:16:20 | Best Fiction | International Competition
 
National Competition - Best Fiction Film
Onur Yağız | Toprak | Turkey | 00:11:20 | Best Fiction | National Competition
 
National Competition - Best Documentary Film
Batuhan Kurt | Kurbağa Avcıları | Turkey | 00:29:40 | Best Documentary | National Competition
 
National Competition - Best Animation/Experimental Film
Gökalp Gönen | Avarya | Turkey | 00:19:58 | Best Animation/Experimental | National Competition
 
National Competition - Best Festival Theme Film
Turan Kubulay | Bir Tütün Belgeseli | Turkey | 00:20:00 | Best Festival Theme | National Competition

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​The 1st Izmit International Short Film Festival | 2018

The 1st Izmit International Short Film Festival(IISFF) which is one of the most important artistic organizations of Izmit and is the world's first "Earthquake" themed film festival was held in Izmit between Augus 15-17, 2018 in cooperation with Izmit Municipality and Art Nicomedia Culture and Art Association.

We aim to raise awareness of the August 17th Earthquake and contribute to hearing the name of Izmit international platforms. 136 films were submitted to our first festival in 23 different languages from 32 countries.

THE 1ST IZMIT INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL(IISFF) WINNERS

Best Young Filmmaker Award (Earthquake)
Hear Me Little Guy | Zafer Yetik | Türkiye

Best Documentary Film Award
Actor | Çağatay Çelikbaş | Turkey

Best Fiction/Animation Film Award
The Trap | Korhan Günay | Turkey

Izmit Municipality Special Award
Are You Volleyball?! | Mohammad  Bakhshi | Iran

Art Nicomedia Mention Award
Preghiera | Davide Cavuti | Italy

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