Movie Awards

Mission Statement

The Istanbul Movie Awards warmly welcomes you to join our global community celebration of peace, love, and the art of filmmaking. We are a collaboration of multi-talented writers, film score composers, filmmakers, producers, and musicians, united in our mission to entertain, inform, inspire, encourage, and educate. Our goal is to recognize and honour artists who use their creative work to increase awareness, provide diverse perspectives, tackle complex social issues, and promote international connections. As an inspiring and intimate platform, the we offer writers, directors, and producers the opportunity to create new projects, develop tools for success, and establish new connections within the global film and entertainment industry.

About Istanbul Movie Awards

Istanbul Movie Awards is an exciting and innovative event that brings the magic of cinema to audiences in Istanbul, Turkey and beyond. This online festival, which is geo-blocked to Istanbul, offers a unique opportunity for film lovers to discover new and exciting films from the comfort of their own homes. One of the key advantages of an online film festival is its ability to break down geographical barriers and connect audiences with films and filmmakers from all over the world. Another important benefit of an online film festival is its accessibility. By eliminating the need for physical venues and tickets, online festivals can offer a more affordable and inclusive experience for audiences, especially for those who may not have the means or ability to attend a traditional festival in person.
The Istanbul Movie Awards showcases a diverse selection of films, ranging from award-winning features to thought-provoking documentaries. The festival also offers an opportunity for filmmakers to showcase their work to a wider audience and receive recognition for their talents.
Overall, the Festival is an important step towards the future of film festivals. By harnessing the power of technology to connect audiences and filmmakers from around the world, online festivals like this have the potential to revolutionize the way we experience cinema and create new opportunities for discovery and innovation in the film industry.





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