TISFEST
Teen International Shorts Festival

April 22 - April 26 2014

Pera Film welcomes International Youth Short Film Festival between 22-26 April.

The only short film competition that is devoted to teenagers aged between 13-19 TISFEST Short Film Competition within Teen International Shorts Festival is held for the third time this year. The competiton is open to everyone aged from 13 to 19. The competition aimes to contribute to the future of movies by making students love cinema from a young age and offers many opportunities to young directors.

TISFEST Short Films Competition invites every teenager to make movies. The competition that gained appreciation from the cinema entourage also creates opportunities for competing films to get screened in international school and film festivals. The finalists from last year’s 216 short film contestants met the audience in 5 different country with 8 special TISFEST screenings.

The results of the competition will be anounced in 25th of April, the last night of the festival where young directors will get together with the masters.Burak Çevik, Mehmet Can Yavuz, Hemi Behmoaras, critic Demet Öztürk and festival director Berkant H. Erdem are the anounced preliminary judges. In the jury; director of the movie Tepenin Ardı Emin Alper and this year’s Cannes Golden Camera winner Anthony Chen will be the judges while Ayçe Kartal and Andrea Schneider will be evaluating the animation section.

Screenings are free. There are no reservations. The seats are limited.

April 22

12:00 Where are they now?

14:30 In A Galaxy Far Far Away

16:30 Shorts from Turkey

April 23

12:00 In A Galaxy Far Far Away

14:30 Staterror

16:30 Generation Z

19:00 My Child

April 24

12:00 Haute Tension

14:30 Staterror

16:30 Queer Shorts

19:00 Kosmos

April 25

12:00 Generation Z

14:30 Close-Up

16:30 Haute Tension

Kosmos

Kosmos

My Child

My Child

Haute Tension

Haute Tension

Staterror

Staterror

Close-Up

Close-Up

Generation Z

Generation Z

Shorts from Turkey

Shorts from Turkey

In A Galaxy Far Far Away

In A Galaxy Far Far Away

Queer Shorts

Queer Shorts

Where are they now?

Where are they now?

Mark Požlep

Mark Požlep

Our Cold Front from the Balkans exhibition focuses on different generations of artists and art groups from the Balkan region. Throughout the exhibition, we keep sharing detailed information about the artworks. Take a look at Mark Požlep’s “Stranger than Paradise” video installation. Also you can check our interview with the artist on our YouTube channel! 

The Vanity of Small Differences

The Vanity of Small Differences

The Vanity of Small Differences is a series of six large scale tapestries, completed in 2012, which explore British fascination with taste and class, and can be seen in the Grayson Perry: Small Differences exhibition. 

Midnight Horror Stories: Witches’ Sun

Midnight Horror Stories: Witches’ Sun

I walk over rocks hot as iron under the September sun. I can make out a few lines in the distance, and a few cracked rocks, but apart from those, not a single tree, not one plant. I have walked until I reached this hill, in the trail of the letter that hurled me once again to my home town...