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A HERO OF OUR TIME

Three tragic days of a video-game-addicted young man during his father's funeral preparations in the hills of northeastern Turkey.

Production Year: 2020 (in development)

Duration: 100 min

Genre: Tragicomedy

Producer: Mirac Atabey

Director: Mirac Atabey

Scriptwriter: Mirac Atabey

Project Assistant: Emre Halisdemir

Story Consultants: Mert Yasar, Ali Eren Guven

Illustrations: Isin Fidan

Platforms and Funds:

• Antalya International Film Forum

   Script Development and Project Design Workshop

• Malatya International Film Platform

   Script Development Award

• General Directorate of Cinema in Turkey

   Scriptwriting Fund

Shorts

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LIVADI / YARD

In a village perched above a valley, a funeral ceremony is performed in the front yard of one of the houses. But then, in the night, a mysterious dialogue between two men unveils humor and tragedy hidden beyond the yard.

Production Year: 2018

Production Country: Turkey

Duration: 15 min

Genre: Short Fiction

Format: 1.85:1, Color, 5.1, DCP

Producer: Mirac Atabey

Director: Mirac Atabey

Scriptwriter: Mirac Atabey

Assistant Director: Emre Halisdemir

Art Director: Mert Yasar

Script Consultant: Ali Eren Guven

Illustrations: Guillermo Gomez Moreno

Cast: Mustafa Kandemir, Emre Halisdemir, Danis Sezgin

Festivals:

• International Film Festival Rotterdam

   Official Selection, The Netherlands, 2018

• Vilnius International Film Festival

   Official Competition, Lithuania, 2018

• Dokufest International Short Film Festival

   Official Competition, Kosovo, 2018

• Rio de Janeiro International Short Film Festival

   Official Competition, Brazil, 2018

• MedFilm International Film Festival

   Official Competition, Italy, 2018

“You never listened to him

when he was alive,

but now you start listening

when he’s dead? Huh?”

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NOGA / DOWNTOWN

A cross-section of a high school boy's life at an important moment of having wings to spread.​

Production Year: 2014

Production Country: Turkey

Duration: 20 min

Genre: Short Fiction

Format: 2.66:1, Color, Stereo, HD

Producer: Mirac Atabey

Director: Mirac Atabey

Scriptwriter: Mirac Atabey

Assistant Director: Emre Halisdemir

Art Director: Mert Yasar

Script Consultant: Ali Eren Guven

Cast: Yilmaz Atabey, Nurettin Kadioglu, Danis Sezgin

Festivals:

• Ankara International Film Festival

   Official Competition, Turkey, 2015

• Los Angeles Turkish Short Film Festival

   Official Competition, USA, 2016


“I don't care, you are gonna bring

my bread in five minutes!

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PILITA / STOVE

A burglar enters a boathouse and stays in there alone with his desires.

Production Year: 2012

Production Country: Turkey

Duration: 6 min

Genre: Short Fiction

Format: 2.35:1, Black&White, Stereo, HD

Producer: Mirac Atabey

Director: Mirac Atabey

Scriptwriter: Mirac Atabey

Assistant Director: Mert Yasar

Cast: Serhat Atasaral, Recep Ekmekci

Festivals:

• Boston Turkish Film Festival

   Official Competition, USA, 2012

• IFSAK Short Film Festival

   Official Competition, Turkey, 2012

• International King Midas Short Film Festival

   Official Competition, Turkey, 2012

• International Izmir Short Film Festival

   Official Selection, Turkey, 2012

• METU Film Festival

   Official Selection, Turkey, 2012

• Kısadan Hisse Short Film Festival

   Official Selection, Turkey, 2012

“Didn't I tell you that

I don't wanna see you here?”

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PERMUTATIONS

A cinematic game in observing our fellow humans. With wry irony, the film focuses on the daily activities in a small coastal town and presents series of self-contained chapters connected by the presence of several characters.

Production Year: 2016

Production Country: Portugal

Duration: 24 min

Genre: Short Experimental Documentary

Format: 1.77:1, Color, 5.1, DCP

Producer: DocNomads

Director: Mirac Atabey

Production Assistant: Nicole Carp

Music: Okan Kal

Project Consultant: Tracie Holder

Editing Advisor: Susana Barriga

Sound Mixing: Tiago Matos

Colorist: Marco Amaral 

Supervisors: Margarida Cardoso, Tiago Hespanha, Victor Candeias

Festivals:

• Astra Film Festival

   Official Competition, Romania, 2017

• Tirana International Film Festival

   Official Competition, Albania, 2017

THE HAWK

An unexpected incident in a village yard.

Production Year: 2013
Production Country: Turkey
Duration: 3 min
Genre: Short Fiction
Format: 2.35:1, Color, Stereo, HD
Producer: Mirac Atabey
Director: Mirac Atabey
Scriptwriter: Mirac Atabey
Cast: Mustafa Kandemir, Fatma Kosoglu, Yilmaz Atabey, Mustafa Atabey

ON THE SQUARE

A moving portrait in time.  

Production Year:​ 2015
Production Country: Hungary
Duration: 5 min
Genre: Short Experimental Documentary
Format: 1.77:1, Color, Stereo, HD
Producer: DocNomads
Directors: Mirac Atabey, Cecilia Bandeira
Supervisors: Tamas Almasi, Attilla Kekesi