CENK KÖKSAL

Writer/Director/Producer

Born in Istanbul, 1981. Graduated from Anadolu University Fine Art Faculty Animation Department in 2004.
First short film was “Talented Mr. Koksal” as graduation project in 2004.
Worked as storyboard artist, cel animator and clean-up artist in cartoon projects.
Later became 3d animator and animation director for Tv commercials.
Living and working in Istanbul since 2005.

Filmography

Yetenekli Bay Köksal (Talented Mr Köksal) – (2005)
2. Akbank International Short Film Festival (Official Selection) 2005
2. Yıldız Short Film Festival (Official Selection) 2004
2. International Istanbul Animation Festival (IIAF Grand Prize) 2004
2. International Istanbul Animation Festival (IIAF Best 2D Animation) 2004
Evcilik (Playing House) – (2016)

ÖZGÜL GÜRBÜZ

Director

Currently while I am working for an Animation studio as a 3d character modeller and attending a master program in Bilgi University FTV (Film And Television) department. I’m taking courses about “screen-writing” “cinematography”, “directing”, “creative psychology” for developing my skills in addition to my animation background.
Up to the present I made my individual short films and participated a lots of international and local film festivals, and I got some awards.

Filmography

Aşk ve Evlilik (Love and Marriage)- (2004)
*Hamburg Animation Award_Turkey Land Prize (2005) /GERMANY
*www.aniboom.com (Aniboom is International online film festival)
*Hiroshima Animation Festival(2006) _screening /JAPAN
*Cortoons Film Festival – ITALY
*FIAE 2008 – 3rd International Festival of Erotic Animation_screening /BRAZIL
*IRIS 2009 -screening /BRAZIL

KusursuzHayat (Flawless Life) – (2012)
*Cannes Film Festival – Short Film Corner (2012) FRANCE
*Woman’s Independent Film Festival (2012) Los Angeles (Best Animation -Best Director)
*Los Angeles International Underground Film Festival 2012 (Best Animation)
*Best Shorts Competition 2012(screening – awards of merit )- California
*Animazspot 2012 Q3 winner.
*Accolade Competition- Awards of Excellence
*Columbus International Film + Video Festival – chris award
*FirstGlance Film Fest Philadelphia _best director

Evcilik (Playing House) – (2016)