The Cinema Writers Association (SİYAD) has announced the films that are nominated for the Turkish Cinema Awards, which will be distributed for the 54th time this year.
54th SİYAD Turkish Cinema Awards Nominees Announced
The Ghosts film by Azra Deniz Okyay came to the fore in the list of candidates made up of films released in 2021 when cinemas were closed for the first six months of the year due to pandemic measures.
Won five awards, including Best Film and Best Director, at the Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival, Ghosts was nominated in 9 of the 11 categories to be awarded. Love, Magic, etc. by Ümit Ünal, whose Ghosts received seven nominations each. and followed by Leyla Yılmaz’s “Don’t Know”.
The nominees for the Award in the fields of documentary, short film, and fantasy film will be announced in the coming days. The winners of the 54th SİYAD Turkish Cinema Awards will be determined by the second round of voting by the members of the association, and the awards will be presented at the ceremony planned to be held in March.