"Night of Silence" (Lal Gece) a film centered on the issue of child brides and directed by Reis Çelik won the award for Best Screenplay.
Brillante Mendoza was selected as Best Director for the film "Thy Womb". The awards ceremony was held in Brisbane, Australia on Friday, November 23rd.
"Beyond the Hill" (Tepenin Ardı) and "Night of Silence" (Lala Gece) have received a number of awards during this festival season including the Caligari Prize at the 62nd Berlin Film Festival. "Beyond the Hill" is scheduled for a December 14th release in Turkey.