Close Encounters?: Contemporary Turkish Television And Cinema

Melis Behlil


One of the most significant reasons for the revival of Turkish popular cinema is possibly the proliferation of private television channels that started their broadcasts in the early 1990s. There are many different factors at play in the contemporary Turkish film production scene. Further research looking into individual firms in depth would benefit not only the scholars of Turkish cinema, but anyone interested in film industries in general, especially a film industry that have been able to claw a considerable space for their local production without the help of a quota system.


Film Theory; Aesthetics; Cinema; Film Studies; Cultural Studies; Politics; Sociology; History; Popular Culture; Stardom; Stars; Film Production; Video Production; Film Festivals; Films, Production

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