In addition to the academic programs within the scope of the Turkish Cinema Summer School, young filmmakers from abroad had the chance to discover İstanbul and Gaziantep, which are natural film sets, within the context of cultural programs.
 
Participants also tasted traditional Turkish delicacies in places they visit within the scope of the cultural programs, such as historical peninsula, Bosphorus, Taksim-İstiklal Caddesi, Büyükada, which are among the most popular tourist attractions of İstanbul.
 
Within the scope of the Summer School program, the young filmmakers toured the city of Gaziantep, which is included in the “Creative Cities Network” by UNESCO and has hosted a lot of movies and TV series. Within the scope of the excursion program, with which it is aimed at sharing the ancient cultural accumulation of Gaziantep with the young filmmakers, the Culinary Arts Training Center was visited and the adventure of Turkish cooking was experienced. The Zeugma Mosaic Museum, which is among the most important museums of the world, was also visited.