Director TURKEY

Nuri Bilge CEYLAN

Nuri Bilge CEYLAN

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Biography

Nuri Bilge Ceylan was born in Istambul, 1959. After graduating from Engineering Department of Bosphorus University, he studied Film Making for two years at Mimar Sinan University, Istambul. Ceylan’s short film Koza (Cocoon) was screened in the Cannes Film Festival in 1995. He received many awards with his debut feature Kasaba (Small Town) and his second feature Mayis Sikintisi (Clouds of May). His third feature Uzak (Distant) received the Grand Prix and award for Best Actor at Cannes 2003, and was praised internationally. His 2006 film Iklimler (Climates) won the FIPRESCI Award at Cannes in 2006 and received international prize by critics and experts. He won the Award for the Best Director in the 2008 Festival de Cannes for his last film, Uç Maymun (Three Monkeys).

Films presented at Cannes

AHLAT AGACI THE WILD PEAR TREE 2018 In Competition – Feature Films Director, Script / Dialogue, Film Editor
WINTER SLEEP 2014 In Competition – Feature Films Director, Script / Dialogue, Film Editor
BIR ZAMANLAR ANADOLU'DA ONCE UPON A TIME IN ANATOLIA 2011 In Competition – Feature Films Film Editor, Director, Script / Dialogue
ÜÇ MAYMUN THREE MONKEYS 2008 In Competition – Feature Films Film Editor, Director, Script / Dialogue
IKLIMLER CLIMATES 2006 In Competition – Feature Films Actor, Film Editor, Director, Script / Dialogue
UZAK 2003 In Competition – Feature Films Set decorator, Cinematography, Film Editor, Director, Script / Dialogue
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KOZA 1995 In Competition – Short Films Cinematography, Director, Script / Dialogue

Awards

WINTER SLEEP
WINTER SLEEP 2014 Palme d'Or Director, Script / Dialogue, Film Editor
ONCE UPON A TIME IN ANATOLIA
BIR ZAMANLAR ANADOLU'DA ONCE UPON A TIME IN ANATOLIA 2011 Grand Prix ((tied)) Film Editor, Director, Script / Dialogue
THREE MONKEYS
ÜÇ MAYMUN THREE MONKEYS 2008 Award for Best Director Film Editor, Director, Script / Dialogue
LOINTAIN
UZAK 2003 Grand Prix Set decorator, Cinematography, Film Editor, Director, Script / Dialogue
Jury members
Member - Feature films - 2009
Member - Cinéfondation & Short Films - 2004
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Naomi KAWASE

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Paolo SORRENTINO

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Ron HOWARD

Ron HOWARD

Santiago MITRE

Santiago MITRE

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Terence YOUNG

Terence YOUNG

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Zhannat ALSHANOVA

Zhannat ALSHANOVA

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