Turkish Film Critics Association

Turkish Film Critics Association (Turkish: Sinema Yazarları Derneği or SİYAD) is a non-governmental organization based in Istanbul, founded in 1977 by film critic Atilla Dorsay. It distributes the annual Turkish Film Critics Association Awards and also a member of the International Federation of Film Critics.[2]

Turkish Film Critics Association
AbbreviationSİYAD
Formation1977; 46 years ago (1977)
Merger ofInternational Federation of Film Critics[1]
TypeFilm criticism
Legal statusActive
Location
Official language
Turkish
Websitewww.siyad.org

HistoryEdit

The Turkish Film Critics Association was founded in 1977 by film critic Atilla Dorsay.[3] It was closed in 1980 after the 1980 Turkish coup d'état.[3] SİYAD was re-established in 1993 by Saim Yavuz, Turgut Yasalar, Atilla Dorsay, Agah Özgüç, Vecdi Sayar, Kamil Suveren and Necati Sönmez.[3] The association was headed by Atilla Dorsay until 2005, when Mehmet Açar was elected as the president. SİYAD later headed by the following film critics: Mehmet Açar (2005–07), Murat Özer (2007–10), Tunca Arslan (2010–13), Alin Taşçıyan (2013–14), Melis Behlil (2014–15) and Tulle Akbal-Süalp (2015).[4]

AwardEdit

The award ceremonies take place in Istanbul, Turkey to honor the best Turkish films.[5][6][7][8] The categories include:[9][10][11][12][13]

  • Best Film
  • Best Director
  • Mahmut Tali Award for Best Script
  • Cahide Sonku Award for Best Actress
  • Best Actor
  • Best Supporting Actress
  • Best Supporting Actor
  • Best Cinematographer
  • Best Music
  • Best Editor
  • Best Art Director
  • Honorary Awards

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "National Sections/Individual Members". FIPRESCI. Archived from the original on 6 December 2017. Retrieved 6 December 2017.
  2. ^ "Viktor Apalaçi SİYAD üyesi oldu". Şalom (in Turkish). 1 October 2014. Retrieved 6 December 2017.
  3. ^ a b c Tükelay, Merve Yasemin. "Türkiye'de bir meslek olarak sinema yazarlığı alanındaki profesyonelleşme" (PDF) (in Turkish). Istanbul Bilgi University. Retrieved 6 October 2017.
  4. ^ "SİYAD'ın Yeni Başkanı Tül Akbal-Süalp". Bianet (in Turkish). 22 May 2015. Retrieved 6 October 2017.
  5. ^ "Turkish critics to honor 3 veterans of cinema". Today's Zaman. 2011-01-22. Archived from the original on 2011-01-24. Retrieved 2011-01-22.
  6. ^ Güler, Emrah (2011-01-28). "Turkey's cinema award season kicks off". Hürriyet Daily News. Retrieved 2011-01-28.
  7. ^ "15 Turkish films nominated for 2010 SİYAD awards". Today's Zaman. 2011-01-29. Archived from the original on 2012-10-14. Retrieved 2011-01-29.
  8. ^ "'Kosmos,' 'Çoğunluk' dominate 2010 SİYAD Awards". Today's Zaman. 2011-02-26. Archived from the original on 2011-03-12. Retrieved 2011-02-26.
  9. ^ "Turkish Film Critics Association set to announce 2011 picks". Today's Zaman. 2012-01-02. Archived from the original on 2012-01-11. Retrieved 2012-01-17.
  10. ^ "SİYAD Award ceremony to be organized Jan 16". Hürriyet Daily News. 2012-01-02. Retrieved 2012-01-17.
  11. ^ "Turkish film critics to honor film director Kıral, writer Şahin". Today's Zaman. 2012-01-03. Archived from the original on 2012-01-15. Retrieved 2012-01-17.
  12. ^ "SİYAD announces Honorary Awards". Hürriyet Daily News. 2012-01-05. Retrieved 2012-01-17.
  13. ^ "Nuri Bilge Ceylan's 'Anatolia' sweeps Turkish critics' awards". Today's Zaman. 2012-01-17. Archived from the original on 2012-01-17. Retrieved 2012-01-17.

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