Director GERMANY

Fatih AKIN

Fatih AKIN
Biography

Fatih Akin was born in Hamburg in 1973 as son to Turkish Parents. He began studying Visual communications at the Hamburg College of Fine Arts in 1994.
He directed his first full length feature film Short Sharp Shock (Kurz und Schmerzlos) in 1998. This film brings immediate success and several awards, including the Bronze Leopard at Locarno and the Bavarian Film Award (Best Young Director).
It was followed in 2000 by the road movie In July I'm Juli, the one-hour documentary Wir haben vergessen zurückzukehren (2001), the emigration drama Solino (2002) and his award-winning last feature film Head-On (Gegen dieWand) (2004). In 2003 he founded the film production company Corazon International.
Fatih Akin today works as a scriptwriter, director and producer and occasionally also as an actor. He lives in Hamburg.

Films presented at Cannes

AUS DEM NICHTS IN THE FADE 2017 In Competition - Feature Films Director , Script / Dialogue
MÜLL IM GARTEN EDEN POLLUTING PARADISE 2012 Special Screenings Director , Script / Dialogue
AUF DER ANDEREN SEITE THE EDGE OF HEAVEN 2007 In Competition - Feature Films Director , Script / Dialogue
CROSSING THE BRIDGE - THE SOUND OF ISTANBUL THE SOUND OF ISTANBUL 2005 Out of Competition Director , Script / Dialogue

Awards

THE EDGE OF HEAVEN
AUF DER ANDEREN SEITE THE EDGE OF HEAVEN 2007 Award for Best Screenplay Director , Script / Dialogue
Jury members
President - Un Certain Regard - 2008
Member - Feature films - 2005
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Directors

Bahram ARK

Bahram ARK

George LUCAS

George LUCAS

Script Writer, Actor
Jane CAMPION

Jane CAMPION

Actress
Ken LOACH

Ken LOACH

Director
Lars Von Trier

Lars Von Trier

Script Writer
Pietro GERMI

Pietro GERMI

Raphaël NADJARI

Raphaël NADJARI

Raoul RUIZ

Raoul RUIZ

Director
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