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Alican Durbaş

18 February 1986, Istanbul Turkey


1997 - 2005 Saint-Joseph French High School (Istanbul / Turkey)

2005 - 2010 T.C. Yeditepe University Faculty of Fine Arts Department of Art Management (Istanbul / Turkey)

Work Experience

2006 Margins of Europe Informal European Theatre Meeting at Culture Forum Istanbul with European Cultural Association. (Project asistant)

2007 Second director of photography and footage researcher in the documentary film "Yesemek Historical Open Air Museum and gatekeeper Ali Çiçek" directed by Isil Özgentürk and supported by the EU and the GAP.

2008 Cameraman and production asistant at "CREATIME" media and production company.

2008 ICCPR 2008 International Conference on Cultural Policy Research. (Project Asistant)

2009 Production of a film documenting the process of "City and Art Project" which is funded by the EU and is implemented by Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University under the coordination of Secretariat General for EU Affairs.

2009 1. International Artist Initiatives Istanbul Meeting 02-06 October 2009. (Project asistant)

2010 Director of two short films in "1001 Istanbuls in My Binoculars" which is a film workshop Project to be directed by Isil Özgentürk Film Workshop and supported by Istanbul 2010 European Capital of Culture.


2008 A directing workshop with Reha Erdem within "Lets Talk Cinema III, Kars - 2008" in the 14th Festival on Wheels. 7-13 October 2008

2009 !FZINE Film Journalism Workshop hosted by Nisi Masa Turkey within the !f Istanbul AFM International Independent Film Festival. 12-22 February 2009

2010 - 2012 Atif Yilmaz Film Studio

Short film credits

Director, Writer (Original story)
Image from Yan Yana

Yan Yana

Turkey | Oct 2010 | 14:43
In the city of İstanbul where different identities come side by side in everyday life, two brothers come side by side just for one day.
Director, Writer (Original story)
Image from Kayik


Turkey | Oct 2010 | 7:24
Love between an old book seller and his grandson turns into a fairy tale.
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