Turkish-French-Romanian co-production “Between Two Dawns,” helmed by Turkish writer-director Selman Nacar and produced by Burak Çevik of Kuyu Movie and Diloy Gülün of Karma Movies, is participating in WIP Europa – a bit dedicated to initiatives in post-production – on the San Sebastian Movie Competition.
At WIP Europe, the filmmakers confirmed a picture-locked model of the movie, a drama that takes place when a employee is severely injured in a sheet manufacturing facility run by the household of Kadir. To guard the household enterprise, Kadir is compelled to conspire in a cover-up that alters the lives of the individuals concerned and unveils long-held secrets and techniques.
“The movie takes place over the course of 24 hours,” says Nacar. “I all the time needed to make a movie that takes place over a brief period of time. Then I wish to present how human beings can change psychologically and emotionally in that quick time. The scenes are all filmed in a single shot.”
The manufacturing is backed by a multi-national producing group, which grew organically. “I’ve identified Burak since school and we labored collectively on two characteristic movies prior to now,” says Nacar. “We wanted one other producer and we met Diloy, who joined the group. Then I needed to work with a Romanian DOP, Tudor Panduru [“Graduation,” “My Happy Family”], so Oana Giurgiu of Hai Hui Leisure got here on board, and we utilized for CNC funding – that’s how Guillaume de Seille of Arizona Productions joined. An enormous comfortable household.”
The movie has a manufacturing price range of Euros 220,000 ($255,000), and has picked up assist from a number of sources, together with a CNC post-production grant, Conferences on the Bridge’s Anadolu Efes Award, the Turkish Ministry of Tradition’s post-production grant, and Chainsaw Europe Sound Award.
“As a global co-production we wanted to do a few of the sound and post-production work in Romania and France, however COVID didn’t permit us to journey,” says Nacar. “That’s why the movie is unfinished. Right here we want some final bits of assist.”
One of many irritating components for Nacar and producers Çevik and Gülün is that they needed to pitch at WIP Europa over Zoom due to pandemic journey guidelines. “Zoom shouldn’t be for me,” says Çevik. “I feel it’s necessary to speak with individuals bodily.” “It’s all in regards to the vitality,” says Gülün. “Right here we’ve got a 2D display and attempt to talk that vitality.”
Meant for movies with principally European manufacturing, WIP Europa is an evolution of Glocal in Progress, which is now open to all European movies on the post-production stage. The movies chosen for WIP Europa compete for the WIP Europa Business Award and for the WIP Europa Award going to the profitable movie of the Business Award.
Gülün says, “Due to the postponements within the movie world, this will probably be a place to begin for us once more when it comes to gross sales. We’ve some competition invitations and we’re speaking to distributors.” To which Nacar provides, “Aside from that, we simply want COVID to complete!”