2020 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.

2020 TEAM

Festival President
Dr. Hakan Can Yılmaz

Festival Coordinator
Ethem Özgüven

Festival Director
Petra Holzer

Festival Director Assistant
Süleyman Evran

Translation
Burcu Halaç
Yaprak Aydın
Şevval Dolanbay

Graphic Design
Ece Kurtboğan

Webmaster 
Halil İbrahim Ertav

Pre-Selection

Pre-Selection Team
Mert Kaan Bıldırcın
Can Canyoran
Süleyman Evran

Pre-Selection Committee
Kyrikaos Peftelis
Gaye Günay
Çiğdem Dalay
Ergi İşbilen
Yaprak Aydın
Petra Holzer
Ethem Özgüven

2020 Team

Press Advisor
Mustafa Dermanlı
Fatma Genç

Press Relations
Melis İlayda Gülyol

Social Media Team
Egecan Çitim
Melis İlayda Gülyol
Can Canyoran

Social Media Video
Berna Küpeli
Doğukan Seven
Mert Kaan Bıldırcın

Jury Assistant
Beyza Kabadayı

Photography & Video
Mert Kaan Bıldırcın
Süleyman Evran

Film Traffic

Film Traffic Coordinator
İrem Atay
Süleyman Evran

Translation Coordinator
Eceworx
Berivan Alabuğa

Technical Team

Technical Coordinator
Mert Kaan Bıldırcın

Technical Team
Levent Menekay
Can Canyoran
Süleyman Evran
Doğukan Seven

Q&A
Coordination
Melis İlayda Gülyol

Translation
Yaprak Aydın
Şevval Dolanbay

Graphic Design
Ülker Aral

Interviews
Alberto Vendemmiati
Can Candan
Cem Öztüfekçi
Dicle Tuba Kılıç
Evrim Kepenek
İlksen Mavituna
Kemal Kolçak
Liz Miller
Marvin Entholt
Mustafa Dermanlı
Nejla Osseiran
Oktay Uludağ
Yusuf Güven

Award Trophy
İpek Yücesoy

Tote Bag Design
Nurbanu Kılıçer

Catalogue

Graphic Design
Ece Kurtboğan

Content & Translation
Burcu Halaç
Yaprak Aydın
İrem Atay
Beyza Kabadayı

Panels

Coordinator
Şevval Dolanbay

Video
Tuğkun Zeroğlu

BIFED Documentary
Nisan Şir
Tuğana Dereci

Thanks
Ahmet Aral
Arzu Aral
Erhan Mutlu
Feyyaz Yaman
Fügen Uğur
Hande Kırıcı
İpek Van Dijk
Mehmet Sucuoğlu
Nazım Akkoyun
Nejat Hamlacıbaşı
Nejat Yavaşoğulları
Onur Güle
Özcan Germiyanoğlu
Özgür Erol
Özgür Oğuz Tuna
Serdar Gürmen
Sofia Verza
Sunny Fäßler
Ümit Hamlacıbaşı

BOARDS

HONORARY BOARD

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

BOARD OF ADVISORS

Ayşe Önal
Arzu Aral
Elif Canan Onat
Feyyaz Yaman
Zeki Dinlenmiş

SCIENTIFIC BOARD

Lalehan Öcal
Nurçay Türkoğlu

SCIENTIFIC BOARD

Alaattin Timur
Ayşe Deniz Sekban
Funda Alp
Zeynep Deniz Gökçen

ECOLOGY BOARD

Emine Girgin
Önder Demirer
Özcan Germiyanoğlu

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