Ebru CEYLAN

Script Writer, Photographe

Turkey

Ebru CEYLAN © NURI BILGE CEYLAN

Co-writer of the 2014 Palme d’or-winning Winter Sleep, Ebru Ceylan was born in Ankara. She began making photographs at an early age and participated in various solo and group exhibitions in Turkey and abroad. She studied cinema at university in Istanbul. Her first short film Kiyida (On the edge), has been selected for the Short Films Competition at the Festival de Cannes in 1998. She served as an actress and art director in Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s early films like Distant (2002) and Climates (2006) ; and co-wrote Three Monkeys (Best Director Prize 2008), Once upon a time in Anatolia (Grand Prix 2011), Winter Sleep (Palme d’or 2014), The Wild Pear Tree (2018), and About Dry Grasses (2023) all selected at the Festival de Cannes. She also writes stories and articles for various literary and art magazines and continues to work on films, photography, and video art.

Jury attendance

  • Member Feature films, 2024

Feature films

KURU OTLAR USTUNE

In Competition - Feature Films, 2023Screenplay

AHLAT AGACI

In Competition - Feature Films, 2018Screenplay

WINTER SLEEP

In Competition - Feature Films, 2014Screenplay

BIR ZAMANLAR ANADOLU’DA

In Competition - Feature Films, 2011Screenplay

ÜÇ MAYMUN

In Competition - Feature Films, 2008Production Design, Screenplay

IKLIMLER

In Competition - Feature Films, 2006Actress

UZAK

In Competition - Feature Films, 2003Actress