Kaliber Film


Bas Broertjes, Aydin Dehzad & Mete Gümürhan
Ernest Staesstraat 47 | 1061 CC Amsterdam
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Founded in 2007, Kaliber Film is a creative and internationally oriented independent production company based in Amsterdam and Istanbul. We develop and produce author driven original narrative productions, making no distinction between fiction and documentary form or style. Kaliber Film productions have screened at several international film festivals, such as Berlin, Locarno, Toronto, Rotterdam, IDFA and Cinekid. Most recently Kaliber Film produced Young Wrestlers, the directorial debut of Mete Gümürhan, which-world premiered at the 66th Berlinale and won a Special Mention of the Generation Plus Jury. We’re a member of EAVE-network since 2011.


CURRENT PROJECTS

Şahmerdan-MnkBoy
Director: Mete Gümürhan. Screenwriters: Sibel Altınbaş, Mete Gümürhan, Chris Westendorp. Co-producers: Filmaltı (TR). Status: development, financing. Sort: feature-length film. Duration: 90 min. Genre: youth film. Target audience: families, children. Financers: Turkish Ministry of Culture and Tourism, General Directorate of Cinema and Netherlands Film Fund.

When his father Mahir decides to make a fresh start in the gated community of Istanbul, the twelve-year-old Zeki is challenged. His free running days in Rotterdam make place for a strictly controlled life in the gated community, where he can’t adjust. In his attempt to break free from the imprisoned environment he becomes involved in grab-and-run acts performed by his new friends from the slums of Istanbul. When his both lives collide Zeki is forced to make a choice.


Autumn Leaves
Director & Screenwriter: Kees Brienen. Country: NL. Status: in development. Sort: feature-length film. Duration: 90 min. Genre: drama, comedy. Distribution: Periscoop Film.

The loving relationship between a 75 years old twin brother and sister threatens to be torn by illness and decay. How do they maintain control over their last stage of life?