5. INTERNATIONAL 7 SAINTS 7 CITIES SHORT FILM FESTIVAL OPENED THIS YEAR’S
COMPETITIONS
The Short Film Scenario and the Short Film competitions have started within the scope of 7
Saints 7 Cities Short Film Festival which will be organized fifth time this year.
The festival, choosing 7 Islamic saints of 7 cities as theme every year is taking 7 supreme
scholars of Islam as the subject of the fifth year.
The festival is giving 36.500 TL in exchange for 11 awards of the competitions in two
categories.
There will be 7 best scenarios chosen by an eligible jury which have been written in the
content of given themes and will be awarded 2000 TL each making 14.000 TL in total. The
best 7 scenarios will be filmed with a professional team by My Elit Yapım. The deadline of
applications for short film scenario competition is May 1, 2018.
7 best short films which were shot within the given themes will be presented to public in the
7th Art Summer Cinema and best 4 of them will be awarded. The festival will give 10.000 TL
for the best, 7.500 TL for the second best and 5.000 TL for the third best short film as award
and the fourth best film will be awarded with honorable mention. The deadline of the short
film competition is July 31, 2018.
This year’s themes of the festival are;
Turkestan / AHMAD YASAWI
Konya / MAWLANA JALAL AD-DİN RUMI
Bilecik / SHEIKH EDEBALI
Kastamonu / SHEIKH SABAN-I VELI
Bursa  / UFTADE
Baku / YAHYA SHIRVAN
Eskisehir / YUNUS EMRE