Alican Durbaş

Alican Durbaş

Art department coordinator, assistant director and director in İstanbul, Turkey

About Alican

ALİCAN DURBAŞ

born in İstanbul, Turkey

18.02.1986

adurbas@gmail.com

EDUCATION

2011 – ……. Master of Art Management in the Institute of Social Sciences at Yeditepe University, İstanbul, Turkey (M.A.)
2005 – 2010 Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art Management at Yeditepe University, İstanbul Turkey (M.A.)
1998 – 2005 İstanbul Saint Joseph Private French High School

WORK EXPERIENCE

-2012 Back stage director, Production of a thirty minutes length film documenting the process of making of the film “Hükümet Kadın” directed by Sermiyan Midyat.
-2012 Turkey Prop Storeman in the props department of the B23 – “Skyfall” 007 James Bond movie directed by Sam Mendes.
-2011 Production assistant and office assistant director of the film “Taken 2″ directed byOlivier Mégaton and produced by Luc Besson.
-2011 Back stage director, production of a series of clips documenting the making of “Hidden Lifes” a feature length film directed by A. Haluk Ünal.
-2010 Director of two short films “Side by Side” and “The Boat” in “1001 Istanbuls in My Binoculars” which is a film workshop project to be directed by “Işıl Özgentürk Film Workshop” and supported by Istanbul 2010 European Capital of Culture.
-2010 Production of a film documenting the process of “City and Art” Project which is funded by the EU and is implemented by Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University under the coordination of Secretariat General for EU Affairs.
-2008 Cameraman and production asistant at CREATİME media and production company.
-2007 Second director of photography and footage researcher in the documentary film “Yesemek Historical Open Air Museum and gatekeeper Ali Çiçek” directed by Işıl Özgentürk and supported by the EU and the GAP.

FILMOGRAPHY

- Akis (short fiction, 11′, 2011)
Selection in Festival della Identita (Identità Film Festival 3^ edition), Berceto, Italy, 2012.
- Kayık / The Boat (short fiction, 8', 2010)
Selection in Festival della Identita (Identità Film Festival 3^ edition), Berceto, Italy, 2012.
Screening at UFO 0110 International Digital Film Festival, New Delhi, India, 2012.
Screening at 23th Ankara International Film Festival, Ankara, Turkey, 2012.
Special screening at 48th Antalya International Golden Orange Film Festival, Antalya, Turkey, 2011. Special screening at 17th Adana International Golden Boll Film Festival, Adana, Turkey, 2010.
- Yan Yana / Side by Side (short fiction, 15', 2010)
Special screening at 17th Adana International Golden Boll Film Festival, Adana, Turkey, 2010
- Between Kurdish and Turkish, Fish fisherman sea seagull, My beautiful garbage car, Unknown call (these 4 "one minute lenght" films made for the City One Minutes (Istanbul) under the project TheOneMinutes.org in 2009 screened at several places in China, in Gent, Brussel, Lisbon, Stroveng, Norway, Amsterdam, at Noorderlich Photofestival 2011 in Groningen, the Netherlands.
- City and Art Documentary (feature documentary, 80', 2009)
- Kâğıtlar / Papers (short fiction, 11', 2008)
screning at 20th Ankara International Film Festival, Ankara, Turkey, 2009.
screning at 28th International Film Festival, Short Film, Fiction Category, Istanbul, Turkey, 2009. Best Film Award in National Fiction Category at 6th Pam Short Film Festival, Istanbul, Turkey, 2008.
Ölümsüz Ağlayışların Simgesi / Symbol of Immortal Cries (short documentary, 15', 2008) Screening at film festival: Humanity Explored, an online film festival organized by culture unplugged.com (/watch-online/play/10939/Symbol-of-Immortal-Cries----l--ms--z-A--lay----lar--n- Simgesi-), 2012.
Screening at 28th International Istanbul Film Festival, Short Film, Documentary Category, Istanbul, Turkey, 2009.
Third Film Award in Documentary Category in National Short Film Competition at 2nd International Beylikdüzü Short Film Festival, Istanbul, Turkey, 2008.
İki Buçuk / Two and A Half (short fiction, 2', 2006)
Mention Prize at DV333 British Council Digital Video Film Competition, Ankara, Turkey, 2006. Screening at 5th British Short Film Days, Ankara, Turkey, 2006
Screening at 12th Festival on Wheels, Kars, Turkey, 2006

WORKSHOPS AND COURSES

-2011 5th Sarajevo Talent Campus which took place in co-operation with 17th Sarajevo Film Festival and Berlinale Talent Campus. 24–30 July 2011
-2010 – 2011 Atıf Yılmaz Film Studio
-2009 !FZINE Film Journalism Workshop hosted by Nisi Masa Turkey within the !f Istanbul --AFM International Independent Film Festival. 12–22 February 2009
-A directing workshop with Reha Erdem within “Lets Talk Cinema III, Kars – 2008″ in the 14th Festival on Wheels. 7–13 October 2008
-2008 – 2009 Certificate of digital film making in Digital Film Academy, Istanbul, Turkey

PANELS AND CONFERENCES

-2009 project asistant at 1. International Artist Initiatives İstanbul Meeting. 02-06 October 2009
-2008 project assistant at at ICCPR 2008 International Conference on Cultural Policy Research. August 2008
-2006 I was project asistant at Margins of Europe” Informal European Theatre Meeting at Culture Forum İstanbul with European Cultural Association.


Name: Alican Durbaş

Lives in: İstanbul, Turkey

Occupation: Art Department Coordinator, Assistant Director, Director, Editor, Production Assistant and Screenwriter

Credits

  • Kağıtlar / Papers

    Kağıtlar / Papers (2008)
    Film (short) by Alican Durbaş director

  • Ölümsüz Ağlayışların Simgesi / Symbol of Immortal Cries

    Ölümsüz Ağlayışların Simgesi / Symbol of Immortal Cries (2008)
    Film (short) by Alican Durbaş director

  • İki Buçuk / Two and A Half

    İki Buçuk / Two and A Half (2006)
    Video by Alican Durbaş director

Awards

  • Best Film Award in National Fiction Category at 6th Pam Short Film Festival, Istanbul, Turkey
    (2008)

  • Third Film Award in Documentary Category in National Short Film Competition at 2nd International Beylikdüzü Short Film Festival, Istanbul, Turkey
    (2008)

  • Mention Prize at DV333 British Council Digital Video Film Competition, Ankara, Turkey
    (2006)

Education

  • Yeditepe University Master of Art Management in the Institute of Social Sciences (M.A.)
    (2011-2013)

  • Atıf Yılmaz Film Studio
    (2010-2011)

  • Digital Film Academy (Istanbul, Turkey)
    (2008-2009)

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