Simultaneously organized in 30 countries and 90 cities, Tres Court will meet the audience in İzmir. Turkish film selections will also take place in the festival. The International Short Film Festival (Tres Court) will take place on June 12th-16th, 2017 by the Hezarfen Film Gallery as part of PORTIZMIR4, with the fictional and screening process of the Smart Stories workshop on June 16th.



'' Very Short '' is coming out as an audiovisual format that has been rapidly spreading and shared in different cultures. The Internet and the new and evolving possibilities offered by smartphones make this form the preferred choice for younger generations.

The thematic selections made up of 3 minutes short films except the credits and an international competitor with the same features are found in the festival which also includes fictional, animated, documentary, music videos, video blogs and all kinds of films.


We have the opportunity to share much more time than the past thanks to the present possibilities in the narrative which has been at the center of human life for centuries. Storytelling dates back much older than writing. Millions of anonymous storytellers have created narrative; The history of civilization began when they learned to transfer their knowledge to others through storytelling. Which narrative doors will be opened up for us with tiny smartphones and cinema, which is the most common narrative form of the century we live in? From the date it was invented, can we tell new stories with smartphones in the form of cinematic production and distribution which are quite different? How can we reach the world with this stories? The aim of this workshop is to explore the possibilities of telling new stories with our new smart phones by exploiting the experiences of visual narrative art while looking for answers to these questions, and creating a starting point and a common space.

The workshop, aimed at 18-25 year olds, is planned the participants have the opportunity to tell a short story with their smart phones in traditional film production processes from production to post-production. The only thing needed for the workshop, which is planned to last for 3 days, will be imagination and a smartphone.


Day 1 / 13:00 - 16:00

Basic film story creation rules

Basic frame and camera scales

Short film making processes with sample films

Examples of movies made with smartphones

Information about the app used to shoot movies on smartphones

Day 2 / 13:00 - 16:00

Preparation of a short film story with groups and preparation of shooting

Day 3

Free work day for drawing prepared stories

Day 4 10:00 – 16:00

Editing and displaying movies