The 41st Istanbul Film Festival awards, organized by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (İKSV), were given at a ceremony held at the Cemal Reşit Rey Concert Hall on Tuesday, April 19th.
At this year's festival, the National Competition jury convened under the chairmanship of director and screenwriter Onur Ünlü. Other members of the National Competition Jury were actress Demet Evgar, cinematographer Barış Özbiçer, artist and lecturer İnci Eviner, and producer Marsel Kalvo.
The National Competition jury gave awards in 10 categories, including Best Film, Best Director, Special Jury Award, Best Actress, Best Actor, Best Screenplay, Best Cinematography, Best Editing, Best Art Direction, and Best Original Score.
Kadir Has University Theater Department graduate Ece Yüksel won the Best Actress Award for her role in the movie "Ela ile Hilmi ve Ali". The award was presented to Ms. Yüksel by actor Halil Babür. We congratulate our graduate and wish her success.