Octopus

Octopus

Octopus

Turkey / Fiction / 13' / HD / Color / 2020

On a hot, lazy summer day on the Aegean seaside, best friends Ece and Efe get tired of being pushed around and make a plan to prove themselves.

Director: Engin Erden
Script: Engin Erden
Director of Photography: Firar Güney Kayran
Producer: Engin Erden, Mehmet Seçen
Musician: Ömer Özgür
Editing: Sezer Uçar
Sound: Cem Gönenç
Cast: Yusuf Bayraktar, Lidya Akkuş

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Born in İzmir in 1986. After studying filmmaking in Prague Film School, he went on to write and direct short stories, films, documentaries, and commercials. Currently living in Istanbul, he's working on his first feature film project.

Filmography

Ahtapot / Octopus 2020 Hereafter 2015

Festivals Attended

Ahtapot: 42. Clermont Ferrand Uluslararası Kısa Film Festivali / 39. İstanbul Film Festivali Ulusal Kısa Film Yarışması / 15. Sapporo Uluslararası Film Festivali 2020 / 31. Sao Paulo Uluslararası Kısa Film Festivali / 14. Filem'On Kısa Film Festivali / 8. Seattle Turkish Film Festival 2020 / 66. Oberhausen Uluslararası Kısa Film Festivali 2020 / 16. Lago Film Fest 2020 / 17. Rejkjavik Uluslararası Film Festivali 2020 / 21. Uluslararası İzmir Kısa Film Festivali

Awards

Ahtapot: 39. İstanbul Film Festivali Ulusal Kısa Film Yarışması- Mansiyon ödülü / 15. Sapporo Uluslararası Film Festivali 2020 - En İyi Senaryo ve En İyi Çocuk Oyuncu Ödülü / 31. Sao Paulo Uluslararası Kısa Film Festivali - Seyirci Favorisi Ödülü / 8. Seattle Turkish Film Festival 2020 - İkincilik ödülü / 21. Uluslararası İzmir Kısa Film Festivalli- En İyi Görüntü Yönetmeni Ödülü

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