Emir Ziyalar

Emir Ziyalar

Director, Editor, Screenwriter, Sound Designer, Sound Editor, Videographer and Cinematographer

İstanbul, Turkey

Member Since:
January 2016
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About Emir


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


  • Kuman - Someone Came

    Kuman - Someone Came (2016)
    Film (short) by Emir Ziyalar (Musical and Short) Director Music by Kuman Directed by Emir Ziyalar Actor: Cemrehan Karaka�� Director of Photography: Emir Ziyalar Edited by Emir Ziyalar & Kuman Assisted by Bartu Kristal Thanks to Kaya Alp K�¶ker

  • Inside

    Inside (2015)
    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.

  • The Move

    The Move (2015)
    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

    The Disharmony of Flesh (2015)
    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.

  • Chronostatis

    Chronostatis (2014)
    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

  • FAMU International

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