Required Elements How It Works

Melhor Letra Character, Prop & Line Requirements

At the Kickoff Event we will announce a character, a prop and a line of dialogue just a few minutes before the Official Filmmaking Period begins.

These elements must be included in your film.

The elements will vary from city to city, but in each location ALL teams will have the same required elements. It's up to each team to decide how to integrate them into their own film. Teams compete for most creative use of these elements.

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Examples of Previous Characters

Nejat or Nehir Dervis, Çiçekçi İstanbul, Turkey 2014

Ethem or Etel Mutlu, Sanatçı İstanbul, Turkey 2013

Kürşat veya Kübra Sarıçicek, Devlet Memuru İstanbul, Turkey 2012


Examples of Previous Props


Examples of Previous Lines

Şimdi kendini bırak. İstanbul, Turkey 2014

“Sensiz olmaz” İstanbul, Turkey 2012

Yasak Yasak Yasak. İstanbul, Turkey 2013

Melhor Banda Sonora Original

The required line of dialogue must be heard or seen - it may be written. It may be in a foreign language; however if it is not clear that this is the required line, it should be translated.

Melhor Música

The required character does not have to be the star, but we must actually see him/her on the screen. Name tags, etc. are not necessary so long as the audience can infer who he/she is.

Melhor Canção

The required prop must be seen, and it should be used in your film in some way.

Melhor Acting

Did you know judges base part of their scores on a film’s adherence to assignment? This refers to the genre and required elements.

Melhor Actor

The required elements must appear in the story of your film. Use of the elements only in the end credits will NOT fulfill the requirement.

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