February 12, 2016

“If” has been selected for the Biennial Edition of CinéWomen’s Special Issue

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Written by: fundasenova

The short film “Okyanus” | “If” directed by Naz Önen under Digital Video Production I course in Fall 2014 took part in both the Biennial Edition of CinéWomen magazine and Hrant Dink Foundation‘s “Films About Conscience” Selection. The film is based on the true story of Okyanus Efe Özyavuz and it aims to underline the social pressure in Turkish society among youth.

“If” has been selected for the Biennial Edition of CinéWomen’s special issue featuring independent filmmakers and videoartists. (January 2016)

Click here for CinéWomen’s Interview.

“Okyanus”, took part as one of the 16 finalist films in “Films About Conscience” Selection of Hrant Dink Foundation. (December 2015)

The finalist films:

The Short Film “If” can be seen here.

Music by Alt-J | Tessellate

Note: For the ones who are interested in the backgroud story, the script is based on a farewell letter (In Turkish).

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.