Filmmakers seeking new inspiration can stay and work at DocuLogia’s residency situated at the climatic Mediterranean region of Antalya.
The residency and the studio
The residency offers an inspiring working environment for professionals in the field of documentary filmmaking.
The space is located at the heart of Antalya city at the peaceful area of Isiklar, next door to the Danish and the Swedish consulates, and 50 meters from the rocky seaside where also a variety of restaurants and shopping possibilities are located. Outside the residency are the known Antalya landmarks, Ramada and Cender hotels, where busses, tram and taxies are available around the clock, including a direct bus line to and from the airport, which is about 15 min away (about 13klm) from the residency.
At a short walking distance is the old Roman city of Kaleici. Shopping and cultural districts are also located around Kaleici – all in all a great location for filming and photography shoots.
The residency space itself consists of 90m2 with a small, private outdoor courtyard.
The residency studio is fully equipped with facilities ideal for professionals. The residency is fully furnished and contains sleeping facilities including living and working spaces with great kitchen and bathroom. There is also washing possibility with drying space and free Wi-Fi.
The residency is ocated in a respected house. It is non-smoking, calm and good for resting, focusing and working.
The price per week is 150 Euro. Other necessities, like weekly change of bed sheets and cleaning can also be arranged for a fee. Filmmakers looking for a special working studio in Antalya are welcome to check the availability of the space by sending an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Awad Joumaa – first editor and filmmaker in residency
DocuLogia’s first editor and filmmaker in residency was Awad Joumaa. During his residency in August 2017 he worked on editing the book War Reporting – Learned Lessons and Practical Advice, forthcoming by Al Jazeera Media Institute, Doha.
Awad Joumaa is a documentary filmmaker and TV News Editor at Al Jazeera English. He has conceived, written, produced and directed eight documentaries on the Middle East and Europe on topics such as the ‘War on Terror’, Palestine, racism, far right extremism, and Islamophobia. His experience extends to hostile environments in areas such as Iraq, Syria, Libya, Lebanon and the Occupied Palestinian Territories. He has received training in ethical journalism and war zones by the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights.