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Metruk is finalist in Boston Turkish Festival

from the movie Metruk (The Abandoned)

Metruk (The Abandoned) is selected as finalist for the 16th Boston Turkish Festival Documentary & Short Film Competition in Boston, Massachusetts,  USA. It will be screened on Wednesday, December 7, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. in Boston Public Library.

Members of this year’s Competition Jury include:

Haden Guest, Director, Harvard Film Archive
Peter Keough, Film Editor – Boston Phoenix
Carter Long, Katharine Stone White Curator of Film, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

The Boston Turkish Festival Documentary and Short Film Competition provides a rare opportunity for filmmakers to have a platform in the United States for their films to reach an international audience, as well as film critics.

(Source: http://www.bostonturkishfestival.org)

Making a short film is a challenge…

“Kısa Film Bir Meydan Okumadır”: Read my interview on Istanbul Semtleri by Demet Caha  http://www.istanbulsemtleri.com/yazi_58_kisa-film-bir-meydan-okumadir.html

COASTLANDERS 8 to 8 is on IZ TV in November 2011

IZ TV is Turkey’s first documentary channel. During its maiden season in 2006, IZ TV has received Hotbird’s Honorable Mention and in 2007, IZ TV has been honored as Europe’s best documentary channel.

from the movie COASTLANDERS 8 to 8 (Aykut Ünker Archieve)

8’den 8’e SAHILDEKILER ( COASTLANDERS 8 to 8 ) will be broadcast on IZ TV’s “Indie  Films” on November 7, 2011 at 05:55 a.m.

Check out its web site for my short film and watch the trailer they prepared.

* Many thanks again to my small crew and all friends who support me and my short film.

COASTLANDERS 8 to 8 is on IZ TV in October 2011

from the movie COASTLANDERS 8 to 8 (Archive Photography by Aykut Ünker)

IZ TV is Turkey’s first documentary channel. During its maiden season in 2006, IZ TV has received Hotbird’s Honorable Mention and in 2007, IZ TV has been honored as Europe’s best documentary channel.

8’den 8’e SAHİLDEKİLER ( COASTLANDERS 8 to 8 ) will be broadcast on IZ TV’s “Indie  Films” on October 23, 2011 at 06:45 a.m.

Check out its web site for my short film and watch the trailer they prepared.

* Many thanks again to my small crew and all friends who support me and my short film.

COASTLANDERS 8 to 8 is available on MiShorts

I uploaded 8’den 8’e SAHILDEKILER ( COASTLANDERS 8 to 8 ) to MiShorts . Now you can watch & download it by joining the MiShorts as using “join mishorts” button. MiShorts is a “boutique” short film VOD service for indie filmmakers, an online platform to promote themselves and their work to a global audience.

COASTLANDERS 8 to 8 is on IZ TV in September 2011

from the movie COASTLANDERS 8 to 8 (Sureyya Beach in 1976)

IZ TV is Turkey’s first documentary channel. During its maiden season in 2006, IZ TV has received Hotbird’s Honorable Mention and in 2007, IZ TV has been honored asEurope’s best documentary channel.

8’den 8’e SAHİLDEKİLER ( COASTLANDERS 8 to 8 ) will be broadcast on IZ TV’s “Indie  Films” on September 12, 2011 at 05:40 a.m.

Check out its web site for my short film and watch the trailer they prepared.

* Many thanks again to my small crew and all friends who support me and my short film.

Metruk at Heart of England International Film Festival

The Heart of England International Film Festival will be based in the ancient market town of Tenbury Wells in Worcestershire, United Kingdom between September 4th and 11th 2011. The Royal Oak Hotel is the main venue for the festival. Metruk (The Abandoned) will be screened on Friday September 9,  at 08:00 p.m.

Here is the screening schedule for the festival

“Metruk” is Number 1 on MiShorts’ Top 10 List

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.

COASTLANDERS 8 to 8 is on IZ TV in August 2011

from the movie COASTLANDERS 8 to 8 (Archive Photography by Aykut Ünker)

IZ TV is Turkey’s first documentary channel. During its maiden season in 2006, IZ TV has received Hotbird’s Honorable Mention and in 2007, IZ TV has been honored as Europe’s best documentary channel.

8’den 8’e SAHİLDEKİLER ( COASTLANDERS 8 to 8 )will be broadcast on IZ TV’s “Indie  Films”. Here is the schedule for August:

August 2, 2011 at  08:15 a.m.

August 08, 2011 at  06:55 a.m.

Check out its web site for my short film and watch the trailer they prepared.

* Many thanks again to my small crew and all friends who support me and my short film.

Metruk is now available on MiShorts

Metruk (The Abandoned) had an invitation from MiShorts team so I’ve  joined the platform and uploaded my film. Now you can watch & download Metruk by joining the MiShorts as using “join mishorts” button. MiShorts is a “boutique” short film VOD service for indie filmmakers, an online platform to promote themselves and their work to a global audience.

It is exciting experience for me to share my work  via MiShorts platform besides the festivals. I will be waiting for your comments & thoughts. Thank you for your interest.

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