The documentary titled “İstanbul’un Şehirleri” (The Cities of İstanbul), is sponsored by the Genar polling company as part of the Istanbul 2010 Capital of Culture. It was produced by Mustafa Şen and İhsan Aktaş. Haluk Şahin, Necdet Sakaoğlu and Saadettin Ökten worked as project consultants. During the preparation stage, the documentary crew scanned 100 books, 15 encyclopedias, 150 articles, 27 theses, 30 periodicals, 30 documentaries and about 20 voice recordings. There are plans to translate the documentary into Arabic.