He was born in 1983 in Diyarbakır. He studied history and cinema. In 2011, he wrote and directed his first feature film, Dört Sıvı: Kan. In 2014, he founded Antalya Cinema Association. He is the creator and one of the executive managers of the projects like 10 Best Short Films and 10 Best Animation Movies, carried out within the association. He is also the director of International Antalya Cinema Days and the organizer of International Very Short Films Festival (Tres Court) in Antalya. He writes short film reviews for Öteki Sinema. He is the founder president of Antalya Cinema Association since 2014.
Born in İstanbul in 1979, despite his graduation with a master degree from Yıldız Technical University’s Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, he decided to build his future and his prospective job on Cinema & Television, owing to his position as chairman of the cinema club during his university years. Fırat Sayıcı, who got off the ground with various short films and documentaries, was also one of the founders of Yildiz Short Film Festival. He took part as a juror in various nationwide short film festivals and held workshops over short films. In 2008, Fırat Sayıcı has graduated from the Public Relations of Department of Anadolu University and subsequently received a Master’s degree from the Radio Television and Cinema Department of Selcuk University. Currently he is doing his PHD at the same department. He is a member of Cinema Writers Association (SİYAD). During that adventurous period in TVs where he started up as text writer in Turkish Radio and Television Association (TRT), he was assigned in various programs in many TV channels and created movie programs. He has started to offer PR and Social Media Services to the Cinema & TV and Entertainment sector, establishing his own agency, the Mad Informatics Agency
Born in 1981. He graduated from İstanbul Technical University. He worked at several advertising agencies and post-production companies, and directed a number of commercials. In 2008, he co-founded Fanus-u Hayal Film with producer Turgay Şahin. He scripted and directed two short films, an animated short film, a short documentary and a feature film entitled “Bir Gün Bir Çocuk”, which were screened at more than 50 film festivals both in Turkey and abroad. His second film as a producer is currently in post-production. He also conducts film workshops.
Yonca Ertürk graduated from Istanbul University. She started with commercial film productions in IFR, worked as producer for “Where is Firuze” (2004). She continued to work in commercial and animation projects in Anima Istanbul. In Sinefekt worked for feature films as post production and vfx producer. Since 2000, she gives lectures on production at Bilgi University and Isık University. Her company, Pati Film, produced Turkey’s first puppet-kid movie “Rimo and Zimo” in 2014. She worked as executive producer for films such as “Something Useful”, “Siren’s Call” and “The Last Schnitzel” and as post-producer for “Sivas”, “Arog” and “My Grandfather’s People”. Her documentary projects as co-producer “Who is Mihri” and “Nuclear Alaturca” are in development stage. She is a member of Animators Association, Cinema Tv Guild and SEYAP.
Born in Konya in 1974. She graduated from Ankara University’s Department of Radio and Television in 1996, and began her career as an assistant director for TRT’s Documentary Department. She received her master’s degree in “Media Politics in Multicultural Societies” from the City University in 1998. She’s been a documentary producer for TRT since 2001, and has made numerous documentaries and TV shows.