Emir Ziyalar is a filmmaker and photographer based in Prague and Istanbul. He is a graduate of Visual Communication Design at Istanbul Bilgi University. He is starting MFA on Directing at Film and TV School of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague. He is a part of vcdlab, a multidisciplinary design team located in Istanbul.
Participated Festivals & Exhibtions & Publications
The Plus Paper Magazine (November 2014) - Urban Abstractions II
Project 01 (March 2015) - Urban Abstractions I & II, Chronostatis, Vacuus, Foxtrot
26th Ankara International Film Festival (April 2015) - Inside (İçeride)
1st Silhouette Short Film Festival (May 2015) - Inside (İçeride)
TMFF, The Monthly Film Festival (May 2015) - Inside (İçeride)
New York Short Film Fridays @ Bahche (June 2015) - Inside (İçeride)
Post Mortem, International Horror & Bizarre Short Film Festival (October 2015) - Inside (İçeride)
Hong Kong Arthouse Film Festival, 2016 Spring Edition (March 2016) - The Disharmony of Flesh
Project 02 (March 2016) - Visoma
Reset'16 (June 2016) - Efflux
Campaign JR. (August 2016) - From Afar (Interview)
Wasteland Film Festival (September 2016) - Inside (İçeride)
Horror Online Art Film Festival (October 2016) - The Disharmony of Flesh
Name: Emir Ziyalar
Lives in: İstanbul, Turkey
Occupation: Director, Editor, Screenwriter, Sound Designer, Sound Editor, Videographer and Cinematographer
Kuman - Someone Came
Film (short) by Emir Ziyalar (Musical and Short) Director Music by Kuman Directed by Emir Ziyalar Actor: Cemrehan KarakaÃ�ï¿½ Director of Photography: Emir Ziyalar Edited by Emir Ziyalar & Kuman Assisted by Bartu Kristal Thanks to Kaya Alp KÃ�Â¶ker
Film (short) by Emir Ziyalar (Horror, Mystery, Thriller and Short) Director, Writer, Cinematographer, Editor, Sound Designer A man's struggle with his fears and loneliness as he seals himself in his home, to protect himself from the plague outside.
Film (short) by Emir Ziyalar Director, Writer, Cinematographer A man receives an unexpected move in an ongoing chess game. The game doesn't seem to be in his favor but still, he needs to make his own move.
The Disharmony of Flesh
Film (short) by Emir Ziyalar Director, Writer Bizarre encounter of a man and a bowl containing a strange liquid. The liquid reveals him its contents, which turns out to be unpleasant. His curiosity turns into frustration and then anger gradually.
Video by Emir Ziyalar Director, Cinematographer, Editor, Sound Designer Chronostasis is a type of temporal illusion in which the first impression following the introduction of a new event or task demand to the brain appears to be extended in time. This video explores the idea of an illusion/confusion in time with an altered perception of sight and sound.
Film and TV School of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague
Istanbul Bilgi University