Dubai-based Veritas Films has signed as a co-producer on the upcoming documentary "Kismet," about the phenomenal global cultural force of Turkish soap operas. Veritas is working with European producers Forest Troop and Anemon Productions, with funding and pre-sales from broadcasters including Al Jazeera, ARTE, SVT, YLE, and Channel 8. The film is to feature sections in the UAE.
"Kismet" features unprecedented access to the Turkish soap opera industry’s most glamorous actors and creative talent, including the lead actors of Noor, Fatmagul, Magnificent Century, Thousand and One Nights, and more. The film explores how these TV series have conquered the hearts of millions of viewers in the Middle East, North Africa, the Balkans, South America and Asia, transcending religion and culture.
"Kismet" is expected to be completed in Autumn 2013. Watch the trailer on Vimeo here: vimeo.com/user4061064/review/53704797/d445c13b8b