Me and my brother made a one minute silent documentary which is the first film from our Super 8 film footage. We will make the second short documentary film (by using the whole film material) later. Stay tuned! 🙂
Synopsis:Eminonu ’77 is a Vintage Film was shot with a Super 8 movie camera. Filmed by our father in Istanbul in 1977, mom and Okan take a small boat from Asian Side to European Side to visit Eminonu town which is especially famous with its historical The New Mosque (Yeni Camii) and traditional pigeon feeding area located front of the mosque.
Edited & Produced & Directed by: Orkide & Okan Ünsür
“Her Film” is a global project to build audiences for films by, for and about women. Her Film is run by Kyna Morgan in collaboration with Marian Evans and with contributions by Lotus Wollschlager . Kyna is a screenwriter and producer as well as a film publicity and marketing professional based in the U.S. and Toronto, Canada. Marian is a writer, cultural activist, filmmaker based in Wellington, New Zealand. She is the author of the Wellywood Woman blog and podcast. Lotus is the official Her Film Reviewer, and an avid movie enthusiast based in U.S.
“Her Film” begins its country-focused series with female filmmakers and I’m honored and glad to be the first interviewee from Turkey. Many thanks for their interest and support.
ODTÜ (METU) Film Festival (OFF ’12) is organized by ODTÜ Sitop ( Middle East Technical University, Cinema Community ) in Ankara, Turkey. The festival will be held on February 28- March 2, 2012. There will be no awards for the film festival as there isno competitioninvolved. OFF ’12 is a nice opportunity for Turkish short filmmakers to share their works and to celebrate the art of cinema. Metruk (The Abandoned) will be screened on Tuesday, February 28 at 15:30 (03:30 p.m.)
There will be ” In Memoriam” screenings held for Greek filmmaker Theo Angelopoulos and Turkish filmmaker Ömer Kavur.
I am happily and proudly announcing that my short film Metruk (The Abandoned) is Number 1 in the current Top 10 most-watched videos on MiShorts’ popular Dailymotion channel. Metruk achieved for being the most popular short film among the all others within just 5 days. It is also available on MiShorts platform for buying & downloading.
Here is the screengrab which MiShorts team sent me this morning. (Right now it already hits 2517)
This result is a great motivation for me as I am in the writing process of my new short fiction film’s screenplay now.