He was born in Trabzon in 1959. After graduating from Middle East Technical University, he studied painting at the Hochschule für Angewandte Kunst in Vienna and held many exhibitions all over the world. He directed two shorts (My Uncle, Il Silenzio e’Doro) and seven feature films (Innowhereland, Riza, Haze, Hair, I’m not Him, Sideway and Kerr) of which participated and awarded in various international festivals such as Berlinale, Venice, Locarno, Rotterdam, Toronto, Sydney, Warsaw, Busan. He is the author of seven novels and three storybooks.
Born in Istanbul in 1976. After graduating from Mimar Sinan Art University Fashion Design, she worked as a designer and buyer in textiles for more than 15 years. In 2012, she started her career in the film industry as the line producer for the feature film “I’m Not Him” (2013) which participated in 52 international festivals and received many awards. She worked as main producer in the feature film “Sideway” (2017) and “Kerr” (2021). Both films were selected and awarded in various international festivals. She was selected to Berlinale Nipkow Programm (2020), Cannes L'Atelier (2021), Vilnius Talent Nest Programm and Asian Producers Network (2022).
Born in Greece. He studied film at Stayrakos Film and TV School in Athens. He has worked as a cinematographer in around 70 feature films collaborating with directors including Theo Angelopoulos, Michalis Cacoyannis, Chris Marker, Hiner Saleem, Jeanne Merapfeel, Selma Bakar, Semih Kaplanoğlu and Tayfun Pirselimoglu. He was awarded the Cinematography Award by the Greek Ministry of Culture, the Cinematography Award at the Thessaloniki Film Festival, Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival and SIYAD Awards (Turkish Film Critics Association). He is a member of the European Film Academy (EFA) and French Association of Cinematographers (AFC) and Greek Society of Cinematographers (GSC).
Born in 1969, in Istanbul. She graduated from Marmara University Fine Arts Faculty Cinema-Television Department in 1994. She
started working as an art director, costume and production designer in 1995. "Journey to the Sun", "Children of the Black City",
"Big Man Little Love", "I'm Not Him’’, ‘’ Sideway’’, ‘’Kerr’’ are the some awarded films she worked in. She gave lectures on art
direction at Istanbul Commerce University and Marmara University. She continues to work as an art director and costume designer in
cinema, television and theater plays.
He was born in 1983 in Turkey and graduated from the Cinema TV Department, University of Anatolia. He worked as an editor and assistant director in documentaries and TV programs on TRT TV Channel. He edited more than 25 feature films, documentaries, short films, commercials & art videos. Many of his works have been selected and awarded in national and international festivals including Berlinale, Toronto, Locarno, BFI London, Moscow, Tokyo, Roma, IDFA, MoMA, Istanbul, Ankara, Sarajevo film festivals. He was selected to Berlinale Talents Program in 2017. He teaches editing at BAU University Istanbul.
Born in Athens in 1952, Nikos Kypourgos pursued studies in music theory and contemporary music techniques under Yannis Papaioannou
while studying Law and Political Science at the University of Athens. He continued his studies at the Conservatoire de Paris where
he attended the classes of Max Deutsch, Iannis Xenakis, and other renowned composers. He has composed operas, vocal music,
orchestral music, chamber music, ballet music and songs. For the past twenty-five years, he has been occupied with incidental
music for the theatre as well as music for films for which he has received more than 20 awards in Greece and abroad.
Turkish actor and theatre director Senocak graduated from Industrial Engineering and completed a master degree in Dramaturgy and
Theater Criticism at Istanbul University. He started his acting career in theatre at ITU Stage in 1998. He took part in various
theatre plays such as Dangerous Games, Ecclesastes, I, Pierre Rivere... Announcement, Passed by Censor, Siren's Call are some of
the feature films that he has participated in. He is teaching and directing at the Bilgi Stage and Seyyar Sahne.
Turkish- German actress Arıkan, has starred in several popular German-language television series, including Hotel Paradies,
Tatort, Wolffs Revier, Leipzig Homicide, Dahoam is Dahoam, Küstenwache, and Der Lehrer. She starred as Polish Nadenka in the 2005
Luxembourgish film "Your Name is Justine" which was nominated at the 79th Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film. She was
cast as Naomi in the English-language television film "Samson and Delilah" in 1996. At the 35th Moscow International Film Festival
in 2013, she received the Silver George for Best Actress for her role in "Particle".
He was born in Turkey and studied at AITIA Journalism and Public Relations High School. He was working as the General Art Director
of Seyhan Municipality City Theater in Adana. Since then, Akın has worked on numerous feature films and TV series and awarded by
many festivals. He is also working as a consultant for Adana Golden Boll and Rotterdam Red Tulip Film Festivals.