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“COASTLANDERS 8 to 8 “ is finalist for the Manisa Golden Sultanas Short Film Festival

from the movie COASTLANDERS 8 to 8

 

1 st  Manisa Golden Sultanas Short Film Festival will be held November 5-7, 2010. The festival organized by Manisa  Municipality and collaboration with Okumuş Adamlar Fikir Atölyesi. 8’den 8’e SAHİLDEKİLER / COASTLANDERS 8 to 8 is selected as  finalist for the Category of Documentary.

The Jury Members are:

Prof. Dr. Semih Çelenk, Dean (Dokuz Eylul University, Faculty of Fine Arts)

Prof. Dr. Faruk Kalkan, Dean (Yasar University, Faculty of Fine Arts)

Associate Prof. Lale Kabadayı (Ege University, Faculty of Communication, Department of Cinema )

Assistant Prof. Dr. Onur Çakaloz (Yasar University, Faculty of Arts, Department of Film Design)

Assistant  Prof. Dr. Serhat Baştan (Celal Bayar University)

Engin Kümüştekin (City Councilor in Manisa -Advertiser)

Demet Evgar (Cinema and Theatre Actress)

Tayfun Şengöz (General Art Director of  the Manisa Municipality City Theatre)

See the full list of short films which are selected for pre final and final as well.

About Closing Ceremony and Awards of the Festival…

The closing ceremony of the 8th International Environmental Short Films Festival which was organized by Büyükçekmece Municipality and Etkin Film Prodüksiyon was taken place at  Atatürk Cultural Center in Büyükçekmece on Friday 11, 2010. After the cocktail, awards ceremony has begun. Firstly Festival Director Mr. Vural Çavuşoğlu  and Büyükçekmece Major Mr. Hasan Akgün have made their speeches and the winners took  their prizes.

“8’den 8’e SAHİLDEKİLER / COASTLANDERS 8  to 8″ which is the first documentary about  Maltepe Coastline and Süreyya Beach has won the 3rd Best Documentary Award in the competition which is only organized in national category. During the festival some foreign short films have screened from different countries such as Spain, France, Germany, England Italy and Holland.

Here are the awarded films and directors that were selected by the jury members who are Cahit Berkay (Musician), Ediz Hun (Actor), Assist. Dr. Gülin Terek Ünal (Universtiy of Istanbul Faculty of Communication), Üstün Asutay (Actor), Vural Çavuşoğlu (Director):

Category of Documentary

1st Prize:  MADA (Director: Musa Ak)

2nd Prize: HALKİ HALKI (Director: Atacan Şimşek-Bulut Tar)

3rd Prize: 8’den 8’e SAHİLDEKİLER / COASTLANDERS 8 to 8 (Director: Orkide Ünsür)

Category of Live Action

1st Prize:  ARTI BEŞ DERECE (Director: Şenol Çöm)

2nd Prize: SU TANESİ (Director: Oğuzhan Kaya)

3rd Prize: BEŞ LİRA (Director: Serhat Karaaslan)

Category of Animation

Best Film: BİR VÜCUT İKİ İNSAN (Director: Murat Tahan)

Murat Şener Special Prize:

Students of Istanbul College with their works called PEGU

Prof. Dr. Suat Gezgin, Dean of the Faculty of Communication in Istanbul University and musician İskender Doğan were  awarded with special prize at the ceremony which was hosted by actor Ercan Bostancıoğlu. The night has ended by the songs of the musician Muzaffer Uludağ and also a wonderful tango performance by dancers.



* Special thanks to Ms. Çiğdem Larsen for my video and special thanks to Ms. Gül Toksoy for my picture …


“COASTLANDERS 8 to 8” is awarded

Behind the Camera

“COASTLANDERS 8  to 8”  has won the 3rd Best Documentary Award in 8th Istanbul International Environmental Short  Films Festival, the Category of National Competition.

Festival closing and the award ceremony will be taken place  at  Atatürk Cultural Center in Büyükçekmece on Friday 11, 2010.

“COASTLANDERS 8 to 8” is in “Balıkesir Cinema Days”

 

from the movie COASTLANDERS 8 to 8

4th Balıkesir Cinema Days” which is organized by SAMDER (Balıkesir Association of  Cinema Amateurs ) will be held on 1-6 June 2010. “8’den 8’e SAHİLDEKİLER /COASTLANDERS 8 to 8″  is selected for this organization and it ill be screened on Friday June 4.

Festival Schedule

“COASTLANDERS 8 to 8” is finalist for the Istanbul International Environmental Short Film Festival

from the movie COASTLANDERS 8 to 8

8th Istanbul International Environmental Short Film Festival will be held on June 9-11  2010 and “8’den 8’e SAHİLDEKİLER / COASTLANDERS 8 to 8” is in the category of national competition. All films will be screened at Ataturk Cultural Center in Buyukcekmece.

List of the festival films:

“COASTLANDERS 8 to 8 ” is selected for the “Kent Meydanı AVM 4th Short Film Days”

Kent Meydanı AVM 4th  Short Film Days” which is collaborated by BUFSAD, InSanat Association and Kent Meydanı AVM will be held on 7-9 May 2010 in Bursa. During the festival, “8’den 8’e SAHİLDEKİLER / COASTLANDERS 8 to 8” will be screened on Saturday 8 th May 2010.

Here is the schedule:

Friday 7th May
19:00 

OPENING CEREMONY (Exhibition of Osman Kaynar's Film Projection Machines)

19:15 

16 mm film about the 23 th April Ceremony in Bursa on 23rd April 1954

19:30 

FILM GALA CEREMONY(Kosmos by Reha Erdem)

20:30 

CONVERSATION WITH ACTORS OF KOSMOS MOVIE

21:00 

Kosmos Film (GALA)

Saturday 8th May


14:30

Boubacar (18') Emir Şahoğlu

Karakter (17') İdris Akın

Forget Me Not/Beni Unutma (15'12") Pelin Aytemiz

Ak-ı Memur (13'42") Cem Mestan

Sek Sek (2'38") Sinem Tüfekçi

8'den 8'e SAHİLDEKİLER/COASTLANDERS 8 to 8 (13'53") Orkide Ünsür 

Pamuk İpliği (9') Levent Demirci

Uç (14' 36") Baran İçöz

17:00

CONVERSATION WITH "ZEKİ DEMİRKUBUZ" ABOUT INDEPENDENT CINEMA 

18:00

The Fire Work (14'38") Volkan Gürses

Araf (06'05") Serhat Karaaslan

Bisiklet (17'21") Serhat Karaaslan

Gece (8'56") T.Yılmaz-M.Eldem

Bir Doz Hayat (04'21") Selçuk Ataman

Cennete Davet (06'03") İrfan Yıldız

38'C(10'40") Ömer Sinir 

Jaluzik (12'40") Ezgi Akan

Hadi yesene (12'20") Özlem Korçak

Tereke (08'30) V.Budak-A.E.Kumtepe

Sunday 9th May

14:30 SELECTON OF ANKARA FILM FESTIVAL

Humanty/İnsanlık (04'28") Eray Mert

Giderken (9') Anıl Kaya

Geri  Dönüşüm Günlüğü (4') Efe Conker

Şah Mat (07'45") Sıla Ünlü

Şubat (10'05") Nazım Güvelioğlu

Yaşlı Adam ve Karakuş (4') H.Mert Erverdi

Gemain Schaft (03'48") Özlem Akın

Hayat Derin Uzay (04'21") Mertcan Mertbilek

Açık Rüya (5') Gökhan Atakan

Anoptikon (5'28") B.Doğan-Ö.Dilek-M.Ş.Arslan

Seken Palazlar (10'18") B.Onrat-Ö.Sarıyıldız

Bengi Dönüş (03'35") Özgür Özcan

Metroist (4') Övünç Güvenışık

17:00

SELECTION OF IFSAK

Meret (13'17") H.Ömer Zorka

Yazlık (20'23") Eray Mert

Yolda (06'23") Alper Öztekin

Güven Bana (09'34") N.Elif Duru

İnSanat CINEMA ASSOCIATION / SELECTION OF 16mm CINEMA ATELIER:

Kin (10') Atölye 16mm

Yar (12') Atölye 16mm

2Lem (10') Atölye 16mm

Oyuncak (10') Atölye 16mm

DarAçı (16') Atölye 16mm

Zilkade (14')Atölye 16mm

20:00 

CLOSING CEREMONY

After the 11th Dhaka International Film Festival…

COASTLANDERS 8 to 8 was one of the finalists at the 11 th Dhaka International Film Festival ( DIFF)  in the category fo women filmmakers.

News from the daily newspaper  NEWAGE written by Ariful Islam Mithu

Symphony of colours at Rang show
Rifat Munim
 

The on-going ‘Exposition 2010’at the Bangladesh National Museum is offering a variety of exhibitions of varieties ranging from installations, paintings and photographs to foods, seeds and spices.
The 11-day exhibition organised by fashion house Rang to celebrate its 15th founding anniversary is open from Saturday to Wednesday between 9:30am to 4:30pm, and from 3:30pm to 7:30pm on Friday till January 25.
The paintings include the works by Quamrul Hasan, Mohammad Kibria, Murtaja Baseer, Rashid Chowdhury, Qayyum Chowdhury, Hashem Khan, Rafiqun Nabi and Samarjit Ray Chowdhury. Most of the paintings are figurative and in bright colours.
Quamrul Hasan and Hashem Khan’s paintings show rural women while Mohammad Kibria’s works present abstract objects and Qayyum Chowdhury paintings feature women and nature.
The photographs displayed are of colourful flowers, fruits and vegetables. They also show various sale objects including cheap clothes and accessories featured in roadside shops.
A different section titled ‘Colour of Folk Art’ was dedicated to the showcasing of handicrafts including hand fans, quilts and potteries skilfully designed in various colours.
The installations include ‘Colour of Identity’, ‘Dark with Colourful Song’, ‘Colour of Soft Feathers’, ‘Colour of natural dye’, ‘Colour of Texture and Reflection’, ‘Colour of Threads’, ‘Colour of Ocean elements’ and ‘Colour of Natural Ingredients’.
Rang’s director Biplob Saha said, ‘We have selected small objects of life along with bright flowers and trees to show how nature surrounds us with a celebration of colours.’
Another director of Rang’s, Soumik Das said, ‘The exhibition is dedicated to the dye-workers who make our lives colourful by dying the threads.’
Food and disaster management minister Mohammad Abdur Razzaque inaugurated the exhibition on January 15.


20 films by women screened in fest

Schedule of the 11th International Dhaka Film Festival

“COASTLANDERS 8 to8” will be screened on  Tuesday, Jan.19. 2010  at the 11 th International Dhaka Film Festival. Here is the festival schedule:

Schedule

“COASTLANDERS 8 to 8” is selected as finalist for the “11th Dhaka International Film Festival”

The 11th Dhaka International Film Festival (DIFF) will be held in Dhaka from 14 to 22 January 2010. ” Festival categories are; Competition Section, Retrospective, Women Filmmakers, Tribute(s), Cinema of the World, Focus, Bangladesh Panorama, Independent Films, Children’s Film Festival and Spiritual Films.

“COASTLANDERS 8 to 8” is the only Turkish film which is selected as finalist for the category of Women Filmmakers. A selection of full-length feature films as well as short length and documentary films by female filmmakers will be screened at this year’s DIFF. An independent jury of female filmmakers, cultural experts, artists, and professionals will be appointed by the Festival Committee to judge this portion of the competition.

List of the Festival Films:

http://www.dhakafilmfest.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=66&Itemid=73

Festival Çizelgesi / Festival Schedule

from the movie COASTLANDERS 8 to 8

8’den 8’e SAHİLDEKİLER‘in (COASTLANDERS 8 to 8 ) Uluslararası Mimarlık ve Kent Filmleri Festivali kapsamında gösterim zamanı ve mekânları:

6 Ekim Salı Saat: 14:00 MİMARLAR ODASI İSTANBUL BÜYÜKKENT ŞUBESİ ANADOLU II (KARTAL)

6 Ekim Salı Saat: 16: 00 MİMARLAR ODASI İSTANBUL BÜYÜKKENT ŞUBESİ (BEŞİKTAŞ)

7 Ekim  Çarşamba Saat: 18:00 BAHÇEŞEHİR ÜNİVERSİTESİ (BEŞİKTAŞ)

9 Ekim Cuma Saat: 16:00 MİMARLAR ODASI İSTANBUL BÜYÜKKENT ŞUBESİ TRAKYA (BAKIRKÖY)

9 Ekim Cuma Saat: 18:00 NAZIM HİKMET KÜLTÜR MERKEZİ (KADIKÖY)

Festival Schedule for National Films

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