ICYF-DC and Istanbul Media Academy signs Y-Istanbul Youth Festival Protocol

ICYF-DC and Istanbul Media Academy signs Y-Istanbul Youth Festival Protocol

On the sidelines of the 2nd Coordination Meeting of the “Istanbul – OIC Youth Capital 2015/16” International Programme held today at the ICYF-DC Headquarters, ICYF-DC and Istanbul Media Academy signed the Protocol of Cooperation on joint organization of the “Y-Istanbul OIC Youth Capital Film Awards” activity in the framework of the 3rd International Bosphorus Film Festival.

According to the signed document, the parties have agreed to hold mutual consultations as well as to cooperate towards successful realization of the “Y-Istanbul OIC Youth Capital Film Awards” event. This event is one of the major cultural activities of the “Istanbul – OIC Youth Capital 2015/16” International Programme and being coordinated by ICYF-DC. The call for films has started since September 2015 and will continue until 5 November 2015. The organizers expect to receive short films that reflect from youth perspective the social problems prioritized (but not limited) as “Refugees”, “Youth Participation”, “Globalization and Ethical Challanges” and “ Terrorism and Violent Extremism” under the general theme of the event “Youth Creativity for Global Solutions”.

The awards will be presented to the winners on 27 November 2015 in Istanbul during the Gala Ceremony of the 3rd International Bosphorus Film Festival.

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