Erkin Yılmaz: Turkic filmmakers have a million stories to tell
Erkin Yılmaz, Director General of the Cinema Department of the Turkish Ministry of Culture and Tourism, said during the film forum "Cinema of Turkic-speaking Countries: International Relations, Traditions and Innovations" that Turkic filmmakers have a million stories that can become the plot for new films.
Yılmaz also noted that Turkey, along with India, is among the small number of countries untouched by Hollywood culture. 60% of viewing in the country is accounted for movies and TV series of its own production. In addition, the speaker emphasized to his colleagues the need to produce cartoons.
Let us remind you that TURKSOY is an international organization of Turkic culture that unites Turkic countries and regions. Within the framework of the XV Tashkent Film Festival it was decided to create. Union of Cinematographers of Turkic Peoples.