March 6, 2014

COMD Alums at Istanbul Film Festival

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Written by: fundasenova

Films of two Bilkent COMD alumnae has been selected for the prestigious 33. Istanbul Film Festival. Nisan Dağ’s (‘08) debut feature (co-directed with Esra Saydam) “Deniz Seviyesi / Things I Cannot Tell” will be competing for the National Golden Tulip. “Deniz Seviyesi” is among the 10 films that are vying for Golden Tulip in National Competition of the festival.

Another COMD alumna Burak Serbest’s (‘10) “Negri ile İstabul’da / Istanbul Along with Negri” will be shown under “Documentaries’’ title of “Turkish Cinema’’ section. Serbest’s documentary featuring famous philosopher Antonio Negri is an experimental take on issues such as modernism, war and movements exploring new forms of democracy.

The 33rd Istanbul Film Festival will take place between 5-20 April this year. We congratulate our graduates.

About the Author

Funda Şenova Tunalı joined the Department of Communication and Design in 2012. She received her BFA, MFA and PhD degrees in Graphic Design at Bilkent University, Ankara, and a European Media MA degree in Image Synthesis and Computer Animation at the Faculty of Art, Media and Technology, Utrecht School of the Arts, Hilversum, NL. She is working on digital typography, user interface design and contemporary sound design.