Evolution Of Turkish Movie Cluster: A Social Network Analysis Perspective

Burak BEYHAN, Hakan ERKILIÇ

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The aim of this article is to shed some light on the evolution of Turkish movie cluster in İstanbul via elaboration of, on the one hand, the development of social networks in Turkish cinema by analyzing the relationships between the directors and screenwriters involved in the production of movies, and on the other hand, the importance of role and positions of these agents in the innovativeness in the network. For this purpose, the deterministic methods of social network analysis (SNA) are used together with a series of parameters of SNA. This paper reveals that Turkish movie cluster has completed one of its life cycles and there are some signs for the initiation of another cycle in terms of the recent increase in the volume and quality of the social interactions experienced between agents in the network.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4305/metu.jfa.2020.2.9

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