Vancouver Film School professionals in Turkey to train young filmmakers AA Photo
One of the most distinguished film schools in the world, the Vancouver Film School (VFS) will cooperate with Istanbul Media Academy and provide full scholarships for some students as a part of a workshop that will be held by the two institutions, Anadolu Agency reported Thursday.
Under the scope of the collaboration, VFS lecturers will meet with film students in Istanbul. The meeting will reportedly take place in Istanbul Media Academy and the training is expected to be given on November 4-5.
On the first day of the workshop, the participants will be trained in courses teaching them how to create a successful and impressive movie. The elements of storytelling, scripting, bases of acting and directing will also be taught, AA reported.
Six Turkish students, who will be chosen after interviews and pre-screening, will have the opportunity to receive full scholarships for training at VFS. According to the program, all expenses will be provided by the two institutions. The Istanbul Media Academy stated that applications for this training will end on October 25th, while interviews will be on October 30-31.
Collaboration with VFS Istanbul Media Academy aims to establish new training and student exchange programs between the two institutions, AA reported.
The Istanbul Media Academy, which has developed educational models in the field of media, cinema and television, aims to bring its students closer to international standards through international collaborations. Students who will be granted a full scholarship will have a chance to attend lectures held by world-renowned cinematographers.
Beside this workshop, VFC is also taking part in International Boğaziçi Film Festival November 17-26. Winners who claim top prizes in various competitions that will be held during the festival will also be granted scholarships by the VFC.
The Vancouver Film School is a private entertainment arts school located in Vancouver, Canada. Founded in 1987, it has achieved international recognition and respect.
Source: Daily Sabah