About

Processed with VSCOcam with x1 presetHande  graduated from the department of Film Design at Dokuz Eylul University in 2014 with her master thesis called “The Representation and Presentation of Violence in Coen Brothers’ Cinema”. She’s working as a Filmmaker, D.o.P and Camera Operator in documentaries.

FILMOGRAPHY:

  • Most Precious – Fiction (Director) 2007
  • Hiphop and Its Recipe –Documentary (Director) 2007
  • A Decrepit Coffeehouse – Documentary (Director) 2009
  • Diary of Toprak – Fiction ( Director) 2011
  • Nalinteri – Documentary (Director) 2011
  • Just brewed it, We are waiting for it to settle – Documentary (Director) 2012
  • I missed the Bus – Documentary (Director) 2012
  • T(here) – Documentary (Cameraperson) 2012
  • Twins – Documentary ( Cameraperson) 2012
  • I missed the Bus – Documentary (Director) 2013 (Director’s Cut)
  • Portmanteau – Remapping Europe Project (Remix Video) 2013
  • Between Homelands – Documentary (Director) 2013
  • Agoraphobia – Documentary (Cameraperson) 2013
  • Dasein (Remix Video) 2013
  • Prezentabıl – Short Fiction (D.o.P) 2013
  • 0 and 1 (Remix Video) 2013
  • Vineyard – Documentary (Director – D.o.P) 2014
  • Cevher – Documentary (D.o.P) 2014
  • Democracy (Remix Video) 2014
  • Indigo – Gonullu Ordusu (Remix Music Video) 2014
  • Otekim – Take Six (Remix Music Video) 2014
  • Love, Wisdom, Soul – Documentary (D.o.p) 2015
  • Cashflow – Badman (Remix Music Video) 2015
  • Multi Trick (Remix Video) 2015
  • Be Part of the City (Remix Video) 2015
  • Normal (Remix Video) 2015

AWARDS:

  • Kentkart Short Film Contest, Winner of 2nd Prize “Most Precious” 2007
  • Aegean University Faculty of Communication Short Film Contest, Winner of 2nd Prize ”Hiphop and Its Recipe” 2008
  • Karsiyaka Photo Contest, Special Hamza Rustem Award Best Black/White Photo 2008
  • Chamber of Architecs Izmir Photo Contest “Kentin Oylumları: Kente Açılan Kapılar, Pencereler” Exhibition Award 2009
  • Karsiyaka Photo Contest Exhibition Awards (3 Different Photos) 2010
  • Koctas Photo Contest, Winner of 2nd Prize 2010
  • Woman in Sport and Art Photo Contest, Winner of 3th Prize 2011
  • Chamber of Shipping Photo Contest, Exhibition Award 2011
  • Analograf Photo Contest, Best Photo Award 2011
  • Gazi University Short Film Contest, Best Film Award “Diary of Toprak” 2011
  • Chamber of Architecs Izmir Photo Contest “”Mimarlıkla Degisen Kentler”, Exhibition Award 2012
  • 48 Hours Film Project, Best Use of Character – Best Use of Line Awards “Prezentabl” 2013 – Turkey
  • Radical Democracy Video Challenge, Special Mention Award “Democracy” 2014 – Poland
  • Green Peace Movement 2th Short Film Contest, Hasan Ramadan Cemil Special Award “Vineyard” 2014 – TRNC
  • Tursak, 11. Cinema of the Future, Best Film Project Award “Ask, Akil, Can” 2014 – Turkey

FESTIVALS:

  • Kisaca Short film Contest, Section: Hiphop and Recipe 2008
  • Altinkoza Short Film Contest, Section: Hiphop and Recipe 2008
  • Akbank Short Film Contest, Section: Hiphop and Recipe 2008
  • Koc University Short Film Contest, Section: Poke the Door 2009
  • Ministry of the Environment Short Film Contest, Section: Diary of Toprak 2010
  • Okan University Short Film Contest, Section: Diary of Toprak 2011
  • 62. Berlin Film Festival, Turkish Stand Section: Nalinteri 2012
  • 5. Kristal Klaket Short Film Contest Finalist Film : Diary of Toprak 2012
  • Otdu Film Festival “12 Short Wave” Selection: Diary of Toprak2012
  • Okan University Short Film Contest Finalist Film: Nalinteri 2012
  • 65. Cannes Film Festival, Turkish Stand Section: Nalinteri 2012
  • 5. Documentarist Istanbul Documentary Days “Doc Next Network Screening Section”: Just Brewed, We are waiting… 2012
  • North Aegean Narratives Screenings: I Missed the Bus (Mytilini, Athens, Istanbul, Izmir, Canakkale, Eskisehir) 2012
  • Kisaca Short film Contest, Finalist: Nalinteri, 2012
  • Just brewed it, We are waiting for it to settle: Idfa Doc Next Screening 2012
  • Which Human Rights Film Festival, North Aegean Narratives Screening: I Missed the Bus 2012
  • Erciyes Film Festival, Finalist: I Missed the Bus, 2013
  • 15th Eskisehir International Film Festival Screening: Nalinteri, 2013
  • 66. Cannes Film Festival, Turkish Stand Section: I Missed the Bus, 2013
  • I. Talas Culture and Art Festival, Documentary Contest, Finalist: I Missed the Bus, 2013, Turkey
  • Tübingen Medien Festival, Screening: I Missed the Bus, 2013 – Germany
  • 10. Planete + Doc Film Festival, Remapping Europe Screening: Portmanteau, 2013, Poland
  • 5. Leden International Short Film Experience, Offical Competition: I Missed the Bus, 2013 – Netherlands
  • Atasehir National Short Film Contest, Finalist: Diary of Toprak, 2013, Turkey
  • Documentarist, Remapping Europe Screening: Portmanteu, 2013, Turkey
  • 48 Hours Film Project Screening: Prezentabıl, 2013, Turkey
  • Which Human Rights Film Festival: Remapping Europe Screening, Between Homelands, 2013, Turkey
  • Which Human Rights Film Festival: Lab Mode Screening, Dasein, GeZZelim GöRRelim, 0 and 1, 2013, Turkey
  • 16th Zemos98 Festival: Remapping Europe Screening, Portmanteu, 2014, Spain
  • Tisfest: Staterror Screening, Portmanteu, 2014, Turkey
  • 11 Planete + Doc Film Festival: Young Director’s Stories Screening: 0 and 1, 2014, Poland
  • 16th Eskisehir International Film Festival Screening, Vineyard, 2014
  • Atasehir National Short Film Contest Finalist, Vineyard, 2014, Turkey
  • Ida Nowhere, Video art presentation and video activism from Istanbul: Democracy, 2014, Germany
  • 7. Documentarist Istanbul Documentary Days, Turkey Panorama, Screening, Vineyard, 2014, Turkey
  • 7. Documentarist Istanbul Documentary Days, Special Screening, Radical Democracy: Democracy, 2014, Turkey
  • Brave New World Screening: Democracy, 2014, Germany
  • VIII. Istanbul International Architecture and Urban Films Festival Finalist: Vineyard, 2014, Turkey
  • Bozcaada International Festival of Ecological Documentary Film Festival, Panorama Section: Vineyard, 2014, Turkey
  • 5. Facade Video Festival Screening: Democracy, 2014, Bulgaria
  • 27th Festival Les Instants Video “For a free circulation of bodies and desires” Screening: Dasein, 2014, France
  • 6th Cairo Video Festival Screening: Dasein, 2014, Egypt
  • 10. Athens Digital Arts Festival Screening: Dasein, 2014, Greece
  • 2. International Bogazici Film Festival, National Short Documentary Film Competition Finalist: Vineyard, 2014, Turkey
  • 5. Balkan Beyond Film Festival Competition Section: Democracy, 2014, Bosnia-Herzegovina
  • 10. Global Labor Film Festival Screening: Vineyard, 2015, Turkey
  • 11. Athens Digital Arts Festival Screening: Democracy, 2015, Greece
  • 10th Cologne International Video Art Festival Screening: Democracy, 2015, India
  • Leap Second Festival Screening: Multi Trick, 2015, Norway
  • European Parliament, Imagining the Commons Screening: Be Part of the City, 2015, Belgium

ATELIERS:

  • Mode Istanbul Creative Documentary Workshop 2012 (Filmmaker – Turkey)
  • Goethe Instıtut and Economy University Documentary Workshop 2012 (Participant – Turkey)
  • Andre Merian Photography Workshop 2012 (Participant – Turkey)
  • North Aegean Narratives Creative Documentary Workshop 2012 (Filmmaker Greece – Turkey)
  • 5 Minutes for Fame – Video Training Course 2012 (Participant –Hungary)
  • Idfa Academy 2012 ( Participant – Holland)
  • Remapping Europe (Mediamaker- Turkey) 2013
  • Lab Mode ( Mediamaker – Turkey) 2013
  • Democracy Generation Video Atelier, 2014 (Lecturer – Turkey)
  • Radical Democracy Lab TR, 2015 (Mediamaker – Turkey)

PUBLICATIONS:

  • Bak Magazine International Visual Arts E-Magazine: Issue 16, 2011, Turkey
  • Bak Magazine International Visual Arts E-Magazine: Issue 17, 2012, Turkey
  • Interartive Issue 55 – Between Homelands, 2013, Spain
  • Dazoo, World of Shorts Sarajevo – Venice 2013 – Vineyard
  • Kaos GL, Issue October 2013, Turkey
  • Lightradi.Us, 2014
  • Optiko.co.uk, 2014

EXHIBITIONS:

  • Aegean University, Faculty of Communication Photography Exhibition 2008
  • Aegean University, Faculty of Communication Photography Exhibition “Woman” 2009
  • “Izmır” Photography Exhibition, Turkey  2009
  • “Negative” Analog Photography Exhibition, Turkey  2012
  • “Ataya Saygı” Photography Exhibition, Turkey  2012
  • Izmir / Deniz: Musibet Exhibition (Video – D.o.P) Istanbul Design Bineal, Turkey 2012
  • International Women’s Exhibit -” Woman in Focus”, USA  Atlanta 2013
  • Aesthetics Of Resistance Voluntary Exhibiton, Turkey 2013
  • Post Mortem, Photography Exhibition,The Netherlands, 2013
  • Transmitting Energy Photography Exhibition, 24th Biennial of the Design Ljubljana, Slovenia, 2014

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