2019 FESTIVAL TEAM

FESTIVAL PRESIDENT

HAKAN CAN YILMAZ

Having completed his pre-college education in Çanakkale, he studied at Cerrahpaşa Medical School in Istanbul. He worked as a physician at Bozcaada Health Centre starting from 2003 until 2014. He was elected as the Mayor of Bozcaada in March 2014.

FESTIVAL COORDINATOR

ETHEM ÖZGÜVEN

Ethem Özgüven studied Film and TV at Anadolu University and Marmara University. He is currently teaching CONTRA and Documentary at Bilgi University. As a documentary filmmaker, he has been exploring political and environmental resistance, human rights and labour rights movements since 1990s. He created the concept of CONTRA as a critical approach for social responsibility campaigns. His documentaries and video art were screened in more than 50 countries in many major festivals and platforms. He is currently the coordinator of BIFED – Bozcaada International Festival of Ecological Documentary.

FESTIVAL DIRECTOR

PETRA HOLZER

She holds an MA degree from the Media and Communications Department and Theatre Science Department (minor) from the Vienna University. With “contra” she was involved in campaigns on topics like disability, irregular migrants, violence. The documentaries and campaigns she collaborated with were shown in many countries and TV channels.She was one of the founders of “FIMA Intercultural Video Workshops”, worked as an instructor, a curator, an international relations officer at “FIMA”, “National Environmental Script and Production Awards”, “Antalya Golden Orange International Short Film Festival” and “Karşı Sanat.” Her articles have been published in various journals and publications. Currently she is the director of BIFED-Bozcaada International Festival for Ecological Documentary.

TRANSLATION

BURCU HALAÇ

She completed her undergraduate studies in the Translation and Interpreting Department at Bogazici University. She continues her graduate studies in the Sociology Department at Bogazici University and works as a freelance translator and editor.

2019 TEAM

Office
Nisan Şir

Press Advisor
Mustafa Dermanlı
Fatma Genç

Press Relations
Pınar Özkan

Social Media Team
Güneş Dermenci
Pınar Özkan

Video
Barış Eksen

Spotlar
Ethem Özgüven
Ilgın Akarsu

Events
Tacmin Sarı
Osman Birinci

Anke Atamer Children’s Program
Mert Kaan Bıldırcın

Anke Atamer Children’s Program Team
Yaren Karadaş
Melis İlayda Gülyol

Jury Assistant
Beyza Kabadayı

Translation (Q&A)
Burcu Halaç
Mert Kaya
Yaprak Aydın

Açılış Kapanış Sorumlusu
Can Ünsal
Presentation
Mine Sağyaşar

Photography & Video
Tuğkun Zeroğlu
Barış Eksen
Levent Menekay
Mehmet Paylaslıoğlu
İrem Atay
Mert Sak

Venues
Faruk Emin Kaba
Deniz Sunar
Güney Ceylan
Ali Cem Şimşek

Hospitality
Tuğana Dereci
Burcu Ünsal

Film Traffic Coordinator
Nisan Şir

Webmaster
Halil İbrahim Ertav

Technical Coordinator
Eceworx
Berivan Alabuğa

Film Screening Team
Eceworx
Özgür Oğuz Tuna
Oytun Sungu

Graphic Design
Ece Kurtboğan

Award Trophy
Gizem Dila Kars

Totebag Design
Sude Eylül Yüksel
Talya Özgüven

Graphic Design
Ece Kurtboğan

Content & Translation
Burcu Halaç
Yaprak Aydın

Content
Nisan Şir

Photographs
Zehra Talay
Nazmi Özüçelik

BOARDS

HONORARY BOARD

Fethi Kayaalp
Haşim Yunatcı
Hilmi Etikan
Kamil Saka
Mücella Yapıcı
Tuğrul Eryılmaz
Ülgür Gökhan

BOARD OF ADVISORS

Alaattin Timur
Ayşe Önal
Arzu Aral
Elif Canan Onat
Feyyaz Yaman
Şafak Pavey
Zeki Dinlenmiş

SCIENTIFIC BOARD

Dursun Gökdağ
Erol Katırcıoğlu
Huri Özdoğan
Nurçay Türkoğlu

SCIENTIFIC BOARD

Ayşe Deniz Sekban
Ayşegül Selenga Taşkent
Can Candan
Funda Alp
Gevher Gökçe Acar

ECOLOGY BOARD

Emine Girgin
İsmail Duman
Lale Çapalov
Önder Demirer
Şinasi Eskikaya
Ümit Erdem

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