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5. International Animators Festival Program


20 OCTOBER OCTOBRE  Friday Vendredi

Sélection de courts-métrages croates
Sélection de courts-métrages en compétition
Cérémonie de remise des prix
L’Île de Black Mór

21 OCTOBER / OCTOBRE Saturday / Samedi

Projection de courts-métrages choisis par M.Laguionie
Louise en Hiver

22 OCTOBER / OCTOBRE Sunday / Dimanche

L’Île de Black Mór
Ernest et Célestine
Louise en Hiver(This screening is at KargaArt/Kadıköy)


All screenings are admission free.

Registration is obligated from the link below for all the screenings in French Institute

Brunch of the Scenarists with Anik Le Ray

After a presentation of the scenarist of the awarded animation films; Anik Le Ray, the talk continue for the participant scenarists in brunch.

Participation fee: 50TL
– Limited to 18 people-
Participants must to send the bank receipt to until the date of October 18th. You may follow the page of for more info.
Bank Account : Canlandıranlar Derneği Vakıflar Bankası: TR 9100 0150 0158 0072 9963 9602


Anik Le Ray is author and screenwriter. She has been working in the studio of “La Fabriue” that was established by Laguionie from the 90’s. She was the screenwriter of the films of him; A Monkey’s Tale, Black Mor Island, The Painting and Louise by the Shore. Besides feature films she was the screenwriter of the many TV series and short films.

2017 Shorts from the Canlandıranlar Film Competition

Golden Age

H. Sercan Tunalı
2015 |  02:00



Batuhan Köksal
2016 |  10:44


One Moonless Night

Pelin Kırca
2016 |  03:25



Çağıl Harmandar
2016 |  02:16


The Garden

İdil Ar Uçaner
2016 |  07:00


The Teacup

Elif Boyacıoğlu
2015 |  05:00



Emrah Bekdikli
2017 |  04:25



Koray Sevindi
2016 |  05:00


Bizarre Life of Ms. Hanim

Buse Erel
2017 |  05:52


Playing House

Cenk Köksal, Özgül Gürbüz
2017 |  03:24


The Station

Serdar Çotuk
2017 |  04:53


Harridan and The Fox

Yahya Özkan Akyürek
2017 |  04:20


Mr. Lonely and Your Soul

İlhami Tunç Gençer
2017 |  06:46



Emine Gezici Üstündağ
2017 |  06:11


Half Of My PeePee

Atılım Kozmonot
2017 |  01:30


Spirited Away -reanimate-

Ayşe Tak
2017 |  03:48


Rabbit Blood

Yağmur Altan
2016 |  04:36


Author and the Nose

Zanna Abasova
2017 |  03:14



Seda Sinanoğlu
2017 | 04:44




Emre Senan

Gülengül Altıntaş

Hüseyin Karabey

Kanat Atkaya

Meral Erez

Ömer Ahunbay

Sevil Demirci

Author and the Nose

2017 |  03:14

Author and The Nose text it is about the struggle of artistic production and exhaustion of a writer without a nose. The inspiration of this text is biography of Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol and his short story The Nose. I tried to express the inflated, hollow personality in my short movie, with the stopmotion shooting method.


Zanna Abasova
I’m Zanna. I moved to Antalya nine years ago from Kyrgyzstan. I learned Turkish, graduated from fine arts school and finished the stage decoration and costume design department at Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University first place. I’m interested in Stopmotion. My dream is to grow in puppet design department, where I studied. I am currently studying in the same university and department.


Script: Zanna Abasova
Animation: Zanna Abasova
Producer: Zanna Abasova
Character Design: Zanna Abasova
Stage Design: Zanna Abasova
Music: Frédéric Chopin
Sound Design: Zanna Abasova

Les Films de la Toile

Rabbit Blood

2016 |  04:36

Just an ordinary day at an old mysterious Turkish country house where its residents have an extraordinary way of brewing tea.


Yağmur Altan
Yağmur Altan is an animator and independent filmmaker from Istanbul, and living in London. Currently his full-time focus is on animation technologies such as face tracking, AR by day and he’s directing indie short animated films at nights. The face tracking technology he developed at a start-up company in New York got acquired by Oath in 2016, where he works as a principal designer. He wrote and directed his first animated short film Rabbit Blood during his MFA degree at SVA New York, making its World Premiere at Athens Animfest. Rabbit Blood got nominated and screened at many international film festivals, including the Oscar qualifying Montreal World Film Festival and New Orleans Film Festival. Awards include Best Animation at Istanbul Short Film Festival, Best Editing at Watersprite Film Festival and Award of Excellence at Catalina Film Festival. Yağmur is currently working on his 2nd animated short.


Script: Yağmur Altan
Animation: Yağmur Altan
Producer: Yağmur Altan
Character Design: Yağmur Altan
Stage Design: Yağmur Altan
Music: Mehmet Aydın
Sound Design: John Mattiuzzi

West End Film Festival 2017 – Best International Film
Watersprite Cambridge International Student Film Festival 2017 – Best Editing
Winter Film Awards 2017 – Best Animation
Ankara International Film Festival 2017 – 3rd Prize in Best Short Film
Kayseri Golden Sycamore Film Festival 2017 – Best Animation
Catalina Film Festival 2016 – Award of Excellence
Istanbul International Short Film Festival 2016 – Best Animation

Istanbul Film Festival 2017
!f Istanbul 2017
Montreal World Film Festival 2016
New Orleans Film Festival 2016
Indie Memphis Film Festival 2016
CutOut Fest 2016
Bogota Film Festival 2017
Zlin Film Festival 2017
KuanDU Animation Festival 2017
Be There! Corfu Animation Festival 2017


2017 | 04:44

A men is trying to sleep and to get some rest. However, he is getting disturb from his sleep.


Seda Sinanoğlu
Seda Sinanoğlu was born and raised in Berlin. After finishing her trainee she starts to study business administration. However, her love to film lead her to stop the study and start to study film and television. She is graduated from Bahçeşehir University.


Script: Seda Sinanoğlu
Animation: Seda Sinanoğlu
Producer: Seda Sinanoğlu, Ömer Süalp
Character Design: Seda Sinanoğlu, Ömer Süalp
Stage Design: Seda Sinanoğlu, Ömer Süalp
Music: Berat İşcıoğlu

Spirited Away -reanimate-

2017 |  03:48

This is a reanimated short film of Hayao Miyazaki’s ‘Spirited Away’ with miniature techniques. With selected characters and four main scenes, the animation’s plot completed.


Ayşe Tak
She was born in İstanbul in 1984. She is a graphic design student in MSGSÜ. Her first short animated film is ‘Beyoğlu’s Faces’. Miniature art is her special interest and she uses miniature in her animations as a language.


Animation: Ayşe Tak
Stage Design: Ayşe Tak
Sound Design: Ayşe Tak

Half Of My PeePee

2017 |  01:30

A little boy’s unbelievable fear and thoughts about the circumcision tradition in islamic and jewish cultures.


Atılım Kozmonot
Born in Turkey, 1983 April 13th
Started his career as an all purpose artist in Design & Visual Media Areas.
Done his career on CG Animation & Motion Graphic Design
with advertising companies,post production studios and broadcasting channels.


Script: Atılım Kozmonot
Animation: Atılım Kozmonot
Producer: Atılım Kozmonot
Character Design: Atılım Kozmonot
Stage Design: Atılım Kozmonot
Voice Over: Cem Doruk Keskin, Atılım Kozmonot


2017 |  06:11

A woman, who feels suffocated of business world and city life finds a way out.


Emine Gezici Üstündağ
Emine Gezici Üstündağ was born in 1990, in istanbul. She grouoted from Istanbul Universty, faculty of communication, cinema and TV. In addition to the various coumercial projects she look part in sector, she completed her first animation film “scale” in 2017.


Script: Emine Gezici Üstündağ
Animation: Emine Gezici Üstündağ
Producer: Berat İlk
Character Design: Emine Gezici Üstündağ
Stage Design: Emine Gezici Üstündağ
Music: Peter Clint-Lawson
Sound Design: Onur Erdem

Animasyros 10

Mr. Lonely and Your Soul

2017 |  06:46

Surrealist dreams, otomatic drawing, gnostic idea and master Emile Cohl about

İlhami Tunç Gençer
Born in 1984, İlhami Tunç Gençer completed his secondary education in 50. Yıl Tahran High School. He later enrolled in the department of graphic design at Haliç University where he carried out works on photography and animation. In a photography contest organized by the University, he was awarded honourable mention, after which he began concentrating on producing animation works that would be presented throughout numerous festivals in the US and Europe. He also won the jury’s special award in Colombia’s young but prestigious film festival, Cinenautas Defilm. Regarding his animation movies, he received laudatory feedbacks from significant directors such as Alejandro Jodorowsky and Brent Green. He wrote automatist texts in the magazines, Peyniraltı and Siber Gnosis and nowadays he is working on a feature-length work.


young lgbti izmir retrospective screen 2017-turkey
In October 2017 i will participate at the surrealist exhbiition “Surrealism in the suburbs of Lisbon” in Portugal 2017
Miami epic festival official selection 2017-u.s.a
sanatta görünürlülük 4 selected 2017-turkey
bring your art 2 selected-turkey
AM Egypt film festival official selection 2017-egypt
coğrafyalararası anarşist film festivali official selection 2017-turkey
agf avantgarde festival official selection 2017-germany

Harridan and The Fox

2017 |  04:20

A fox steals a harridans milk, furious harridan catches and takes foxs tail from it. When fox asks for his tail back, harridan wants her milk back. To get its tail back fox starts roaming to find milk for harridan. – This is a children story adaptaion of famous novel Nazım Hikmet Ran.


Yahya Özkan Akyürek
Yahya Özkan Akyürek was born in 1984 at Bursa/ TURKEY. Graduated from animation departmen of finearts faculty of Anadolu University’s license programme in 2009. Worked in Turkeys’ animation industry as a character animator. His working experience varied to commericals, tv series and feature films. Just graduated from animation post graduation programme at Anadolu University with his movie “Kocakarı ile Tilki”.


Script: Nazım Hikmet Ran
Animation: Yahya Özkan Akyürek
Producer: Yahya Özkan Akyürek
Character Design: Yahya Özkan Akyürek
Stage Design: Yahya Özkan Akyürek
Music: Turgut Onur Avdan
Sound Design: Turgut Onur Avdan
Voice Over: Elif Can Küçük

The Station

2017 |  04:53

A lonely man who lives and works at a train station for years, starts question his life and environment after a little mouse encounters his life. The mouse that becomes enemy for stealing his food, is perhaps the only living being who might be his true friend.


Serdar Çotuk
He started to study Animation at Dumlupınar University in 2010 and graduated in 2014 with the top degree in the department. In the following time he made his short films “Line”, “Flower”, “Worker”, “Stop”, “Stairs”, “The Station” and he has awards and special screenings with these films in national and international festivals. Presently, he is working in a corporate company as a character animator; also continues to show his success on his independent animation works and short films.


Script: Serdar Çotuk
Animation: Serdar Çotuk
Producer: Berat İlk
Character Design: Serdar Çotuk
Stage Design: Serdar Çotuk
Music: Ross Bugden
Sound Design: Serdar Çotuk

Great Message International Film Festival, En İyi Animasyon Ödülü – Hindistan 2017

The International Festival of Animated Arts “Multivision”, Finalist – 2017
3.Marmaris Kısa Film Festivali, Finalist – İzmir 2017
Balkans Beyond Borders Short Film Festival, Finalist – Belçika 2017
RoundGlass Samsara Environmental Film Festival, Finalist – Hindistan 2017
FROSTBITE International Film Festival, Finalist – ABD 2017
8th Underground Cinema Short Film Awards, Finalist – İspanya 2017
Barcelona Planet Film Festival, Finalist – İspanya 2017
Istanbul International Architecture and Urban Film Festival,Yarı Finalist – İstanbul 2017
Los Angeles CineFest, Finalist – ABD 2017
Les Films de la Toile, Finalist – Fransa 2017
Quito International Film Festival (FICQ), Finalist – İspanya 2017
8th Underground Cinema Short Film Awards, Finalist – İrlanda 2017
The Monthly Film Festival, Finalist 2017

Bizarre Life of Ms. Hanim

2017 |  05:52

The film, inspired by real events and people, describes the interesting life of Hanim Sertteneke.


Buse Erel
Born in 1997, graduated from Radio, Tv , Graphics and Animation Department. She is a student of Marmara University Radio Television Cinema Department.She is working on animation and drawing in Marmara Media Center.


Script: Hacer Yaldır
Animation: Buse Erel-Orçin Uzun
Producer: Orçin Uzun
Character Design: Melike Ayça Dinç
Sound Design: Hacer Yaldır

6.Atıf Yılmaz Kısa Film Festivali Jüri Özel Ödülü

6.Atıf Yılmaz Kısa Film Festivali
3. Marmaris Uluslararası Kısa Film Festivali

Playing House

2017 |  03:24

Two little kids’ playing house experience is getting darker while they are pretending…


Cenk Köksal
Born in Istanbul, 1981. Graduated from Anadolu University Fine Art Faculty Animation Department in 2004.
First short film was “Talented Mr. Koksal” as graduation project in 2004.
Worked as storyboard artist, cel animator and clean-up artist in cartoon projects.
Later became 3d animator and animation director for Tv commercials.
Living and working in Istanbul since 2005.

Özgül Gürbüz
Currently while I am working for an Animation studio as a 3d character modeller and attending a master program in Bilgi University FTV (Film And Television) department. I’m taking courses about “screen-writing” “cinematography”, “directing”, “creative psychology” for developing my skills in addition to my animation background.
Up to the present I made my individual short films and participated a lots of international and local film festivals, and I got some awards.


Script: Cenk Köksal
Animation: Bora Şahin, Mervenur Ülcan, Güneş Göçmen, Seçkin Yalın
Producer: Cenk Köksal
Character Design: Özgül Gürbüz
Stage Design: Mustafa Gündem
Music: Matthias Steiner
Sound Design: Matthias Steiner

Seoul Guro International Kids Film Festival (Best Award)
The Monthly Film Festival (Best Animation)
Neum International Animated Film Festival (OSCE Human Rights Award)
8th Lions Shot Film Festival (Special Jury Award)
International Festival of Local Television (Prize Of The Mayor Of Spišská Nová Ves)

Seoul Guro International Kids Film Festival
The Monthly Film Festival
Neum International Animated Film Festival
8th Lions Shot Film Festival
Internationa Festival of Local Television
Athens AnimFest
Trojan Horse Short Film Festival
Prokuplje Short Film Festival
International Children’s Right Film Festival
Anima Mundi 2017
Kayseri Golden Plane Film Festival
Golden Kuker International Animation Festival
Short Movie Club
Drunken Film Festival
Pacuca Film Festival
International Short Film Festival Detmold
Animation Block Party
Short Of The Year
Tuzla Film Festival
DC Shorts Film Festival
Animation Cinema and Comics – Cartoon Club
28th annual St. John’s International Women’s Film Festival
AM Egypt Film Festival
Festival du film d’animation pour la jeunesse


2016 |  05:00

What’s known as the ‘post-modern coup’ that took place in Turkey on February 28th 1997, had permanent effects on a young girl’s mind.


Koray Sevindi
Koray Sevindi lives in Istanbul. He studied engineering at ITU and directing at New York Film Academy. He worked as assistant director in several feature films, shorts, documentaries and commercials. His short films and animations have been screened at more than a hundred international festivals, winning him over twenty awards. His key films include The Head (2014) and Bread (2012).


Script: Koray Sevindi
Animation: Koray Sevindi
Producer: Hakan Sancaktutan
Character Design: Koray Sevindi
Stage Design: Koray Sevindi, Hasan Aktaş
Music: Nazım Çınar
Sound Design: Nazım Çınar

Altın Çınar Film Festivali, 2016, Türkiye, Jüri Özel Ödülü

!f İstanbul Bağımsız Filmler Festivali, 2017, Türkiye, Geceyarısı Türkiye Zamanı Seçkisi
Altın Çınar Film Festivali, 2016, Türkiye
Cartoon Club Rimini International Animation Film Festival, 2017, İtalya


2017 |  04:25

One night 4 year old Dilek suddenly wakes up to dreams.


Emrah Bekdikli
Emrah Bekdikli (born in 1982), graduated from Mimar Sinan Fine Arts School (2000-2005) carried out sculpture oriented works and joined group exhibitions. Following, he worked on illustration, 2 d animation and stop motion. Currently, he shares his illustrations, video and art works via his personal website,


Script: Emrah Bekdikli
Animation: Emrah Bekdikli
Producer: Emrah Bekdikli
Character Design: Emrah Bekdikli
Stage Design: Emrah Bekdikli
Music: “Great Mind in My Backyard” – Dilek
Sound Design: Emrah Bekdikli

The Teacup

2015 |  05:00

Once there was a man who was afraid to go out…


Elif Boyacıoğlu
Elif Boyacioglu (1982) has received her BA in Communication and Design, and MA and Ph.D. in European History from the Bilkent University, Ankara in 2003, 2007 and 2015, respectively. She has been a team member of the Festival on Wheels since 2001. After spending a year at Algonquin College, Ottawa, Canada, studying the basics of animation, she completed her BA in Animation at the Irish School of Animation, BCFE, Dublin, May 2015. She is currently an Assistant Professor at Başkent University.


Script: Elif Boyacıoğlu
Animation: Elif Boyacıoğlu, Lynn O’Reilly, Francesca Saunders
Producer: ISA, BCFE
Karakter Tasarımı: Elif Boyacıoğlu
Character Design: Francesca Saunders
Music: Cem Anil
Sound Design: Conor Griffin
Narrator: Alex McLennan

Dublin Animation Film Festival – Honourable Mention [Best Irish Graduate Film Category)
20th Boston Turkish Festival Documentary and Short Film Competition – Special Mention
Dingle International Film Festival – Best Music Award
Royal Television Society, Republic of Ireland Student Awards 2016 – Best Undergraduate Animation
Ankara International Film Festival – 3rd Place Short Film Competition
Portsmouth International Film Festival – Best Animated Screenplay
Southampton International Film Festival – Best Hand-drawn Animation

31st Warsaw Film Festival – Short Film Competition
Dublin Animation Film Festival –Competition
20th Boston Turkish Festival Documentary and Short Film Competition – Official Selection
Anim!arte International Student Animation Film Festival of Brazil – Maxi Competition
Santa Barbara International Film Festival – Irish Animated Shorts
Toronto Irish Film Festival – Official Selection
Dingle International Film Festival – Student Competition
Irish Film Festa Roma 2016 – Short Film Competition
The Saint Patrick’s Day Film Festival London – Official Selection
24th Filmfestival Contravision – Official Selection
Sofia International Film Festival – Best Festival Shorts
Ankara International Film Festival – Competition
Eskisehir International Short Film Festival – Official Selection
Atif Yilmaz Short Film Festival – Competition
Anifest ROZAFA International Film Festival for Children and Young Audience – Competition
SouthSide Film Festival – Official Selection
Lago Film Fest XII International Festival of Short Films, Documentaries and Screenplays – Unicef Competition
Cartoon Club Rimini Festival Internazionale del Cinema d’Animazione Fumetto e Games – Official Selection
International Animated Film Festival for Children and Youth ‘Constantine’s Gold Coin’ – Competition
Animaze – Montreal International Animation Film Festival – Official Selection
Linoleum International Contemporary Animation and Media-Art Festival – Official Selection
Sinema Burada Festival [Izmir] – Official Selection
International Adana Film Festival – Competition
Portsmouth International Film Festival – Official Selection
Wine and Country Film Festival – Official Selection
Southampton International Film Festival – Official Selection
Marmaris International Short Film Festival – Competition
Contact International Student Film Festival – Competition
West Texas Film Festival – Competition
Kinofest – Competition
Arava International Film Festival – Official Selection
Thessaloniki Animation Festival – Competition
An Ait Eile Festival – Official Selection
Early Bird International Student Film Festival – Competition
Seattle Turkish Film Festival Shorts 2016: Animations – Official Selection
Gezici Festival – Official Selection
Anchorage International Film Festival – Official Selection
Istanbul International Short Film Festival – Official Selection
Usak Kanatlı Denizatı Short Film Festival – Competition
ATF Animated Film Festival – Official Selection
14th Mumia Mostra Undigrudi Mundial De Animacao – Competition
Exposure Short Film Festival – Competition
Riverside Short Film Festival – Competition
Filmmor International Women’s Film Festival on Wheels – Official Selection
Los Angeles Turkish Film Festival – Competition
Supertoon International Animation Festival – Competition
Comic-Con International Independent Film Festival – Competition
Soo Film Festival – Official Selection
Short Films by Female Directors & Networking event – Official Selection.


2016 |  02:16



Çağıl Harmandar


Script: Çağıl Harmandar
Animation: Çağıl Harmandar
Producer: Çağıl Harmandar
Character Design: Çağıl Harmandar
Stage Design: Çağıl Harmandar
Music: Ben Martens
Sound Design: Ben Martens

Emerging Artist Honorary Mention Locomocion

New Orleans Film Festival, New Orleans, LA.
Balkan Competition, 8th Edition of Anibar Animation Festival, Kosova.
Somerville International Film Festival, Somerville, MA.
15° MUMIA – Underground World Animation Festival, Belo Horizonte, Brazil.
Boston Hassle TELETHON at ScaTV, Cambridge, MA.
Spectacle Garden, The Headwaters Theater, Portland, OR.
Festival on Wheels – Turkey Stand, Cannes Film Festival, Cannes, France.
EXPO vol V, Brown University, Providence, RI.
Ankara International Film Festival, Ankara, Turkey.
Picture Farm Film Festival, Brooklyn, NY.
Berlin Student Film Festival, Berlin, Germany.
Festival on Wheels – Turkey Stand, Berlin Film Festival, Berlin, Germany.
British Film Institute Future Film Festival, London, UK.
Grrl Haus Cinema, Brattle Theater, Cambridge, MA.
“Eastern European Panorama”, Animateka, Ljubljana, Slovenia.
Locomocion Festival, Mexico City, MX.
Arctic Moving Image Film Festival, Harstad, Norway.
Cutout Festival, Queretaro, MX.
Boston Alternative Reality Fest, Subsamson, Boston, MA.

The Garden

2016 |  07:00

The script is based on my own story. A story of a girl who spent her early childhood in nature but then had to grow up in a big city…


İdil Ar Uçaner
Born in Istanbul, 1979. Idil Ar is graduated from Mimar Sinan University, Industrial Design Department and had her master’s degree from Berlin-Weissensee Art Academy, College of Design. She continued her studies at world famous Gobelins l’ecole de l’image in Paris and then at The Animation Workshop in Denmark.She is a director and works as an illustrator, character-concept designer as well.


Script: İdil Ar Uçaner
Animation: Tuncay Çetin, Erhan Gezen, Murat Çelik
Producer: İdil Ar Uçaner, Berat Ilk
Character Design: İdil Ar Uçaner
Stage Design: İdil Ar Uçaner
Music: Kerem Akdağ
Sound Design: Ozan Kurtuluş

Kadıköy Çevre Festivali- En iyi Film (2017)
Kültür ve Turizm Bakanlığı Destek Fonu
Ulusal ve uluslararası festivallerde finalist

One Moonless Night

2016 |  03:25

One Moonless Night is inspired from the mystical sufic poem The Conference of the Birds by Farid ud-Din Attar. The seven valleys cross through rooms opening onto one another; there are walls, windows and a poppy hanging in the air…


Pelin Kırca
Pelin Kırca (Atlanta, 1982) lives in Istanbul. She graduated from the Department of Graphic Design at Bilkent University and then acquired her MFA in Design from the School of Visual Arts in New York. Her works encompass graphic and digital design, as well as illustration and video art, and have appeared in various media including art publications, books, and music videos. Her key films include Reconstructing Mayakovsky (2008) and Memento Mori (2014).



Cannes Court Métrage | May 17-28, 2017
11th IFEMA International Female Film Festival Malmö | April 3-9, 2017
15th International Filmmor Women Film Festival on Wheels | March 11- April 30, 2017
!F Istanbul, 16th Istanbul International Independent Film Festival | February 2017


2016 |  10:44

The bright light draws two spirits to the dystopian world. In this dark world, the spirits starts make a solid body for themselves with human parts which they find in this world. Every glare makes them take an another step to the unknown.


Batuhan Köksal
He was born in 1987 in Izmir. He studied acting in Dokuz Eylul University. Still continuing his acting and 3d animation works in Izmir.


Script: Batuhan Köksal
Animation: Batuhan Köksal
Producer: Batuhan Köksal
Character Design: Batuhan Köksal
Stage Design: Batuhan Köksal
Music: Cem Tuncer
Sound Design: Cem Tuncer
Narrator: Tuğba Özcivan

2. Anadolu Çizgi Film (Animasyon) Yarışması, Üçüncülük Ödülü. 2016
2. Marmaris Kısa Film Festivali, Canlandırma Dalı, En İyi İkinci Film Ödülü. 2016
17. İzmir Kısa Film Festivali, Ulusal Animasyon Dalı, En İyi Film Ödülü. 2016
4. SETEM Akademi, BAK Ödülleri, Animasyon Dalı, En İyi Film Ödülü. 2016
2. Warsaw Independent Film Festival, Poland, Best Animation. 2016
3. Berlin International Cinefest, Germany, Best Animation. 2016
3. TMFF The Monthly Film Festival, United Kingdom, Glasgow, Special Mentions. 2016
6. Los Angeles Film & Script Festivali, ABD, Best Animation. 2016
1. Truva Atı Kısa Film Festivali, İkincilik Ödülü. 2017
9. Rotary Kısa Film Festivali, Canlandırma Dalı, Mansiyon Ödülü. 2017
15. İKFD Ulusal Kısa Film Festivali, Animasyon Dalı, En İyi Film Ödülü. 2017
1.Malatesta Short Film Festival (İtalya), Best Animation 2017

23. Adana Altın Koza Film Festivali, 2016
1. Ankara Üniversitesi Kısa Film Yarışması, 2016
28. İstanbul Uluslararası Kısa Film Festivali, 2016
15. Çevre Kısa Film Festivali, Ulusal Çevre Kısa Film Yarışması, 2017
28. Ankara Uluslararası Film Festivali, Ulusal Kısa Yarışması, 2017
5. Los Angeles Türk Film Festivali, Kısa Film Yarışması, 2017
6. Atıf Yılmaz Kısa Film Festivali, 2017
10. Yıldız Kısa Film Festivali, 2017
10.GRAND OFF World Independent Short Film Awards
Fia 2016 İnternational Animation Film Festival
33.Cartoon Club Film Festival
9.Banjaluka İnternational Animation Film Festival
Balkanima, European Animated Film Festival
Warsaw Independent Film Festival
Eindhoven Film Festival
Al Nahj Film Festival
Ploiesti International Film Festival
Cambodia İnternational Film Festival
Los Angeles Turkish Film Festival
Ecozine Film Festival
POST MORTEM Film Festival
Tula International Film Festival
Crossing The Screen
Animation Marathon
Festival Cinema Invisible
SHORT to the Point
Drone Fest Wales
Dracula Film Festival

Golden Age

2015 |  02:00

Once upon a time, in a faraway land, there lived a Viking in a small village.
He was Odin’s golden boy, the hero of the village from that moment on.
Until that very day!


H. Sercan Tunalı


Script: H. Sercan Tunalı
Animation: H. Sercan Tunalı
Producer: H. Sercan Tunalı
Character Design: H. Sercan Tunalı
Stage Design: H. Sercan Tunalı
Music: Audiojungle
Sound Design: H. Sercan Tunalı

Tenerife Shorts Film Festival, SPAIN, 2015
19th International Children’s Film Festival (ICFF), INDIA 2015
Benicia Film Festival, US, 2015
Schlingel International Film Festival, GERMANY 2015
Anadolu Animation Film Festival in TURKEY, 2015

A Visit To Croatia

2014, 3’, Color, Non-dialogue
Director: David Lovrić
Production: Academy of Fine Arts Zagreb, Zagreb film

An anthropomorphic figure with a head of an elephant stands in front of a mirror in a bathroom. As we sink into deeper and deeper layers of a strange organism that resembles a nervous system and a plant at the same time, the elephant-head character seems to react in a violent and unpredictive way, creating a kind of a choreography, which ends in the vanishing of the character himself.

David Lovrić
Since 2005 has worked as an illustrator for various publishers and firms, comic book artist and storyboard artist for various publishers and firms, animator in various studios.


2014, 18’20”, Color, Non-dialogue
Director: Matija Pisačić
Production: Zagreb film

Layka, a female dog/bitch, gets kidnapped and then launched to Space. Choban, the owner, starts a search and ends up in an underground city where he, by chance, embarks on a singing career, which leads him to the ups and downs of stardom. Meanwhile, Layka ends up on a planet inhabited by a mysterious black granny Moira who tailors fate and bends time and space.

Matija Pisačić
Matija Pisačić, born 1975. in Zagreb. Animation director, illustrator and cartoonist. This is his second animated short.


2015, 5’45”, B&W, Non-dialogue
Director: Ana Horvat
Production: Luma Film

A young woman named Etta is spending a solitary evening at her apartment, doing housework, cooking dinner and watching TV. She is turning on different machines, one by one, which fill her apartment with painful noise. On TV Etta sees a film in which Milena lives a beautiful life with Đuro the giant.

Ana Horvat
Born 1977 in Zagreb, graduated in 2003 from the Academy of Fine Arts in Zagreb. Exhibited in several groups and solo exhibitions, pursue sculpture, installations, video and photography. Member of HDLU and HZSU. Works as an animator since 2005.


2014, 6’09”, B&W, Non-dialogue
Director: Petra Zlonoga
Production: Bonobostudio

Everything that is alive is hungry; a seed is hungry for light, a bird is hungry for flight, man is hungry for the touch of another. The seed of longing grows into what feeds us.

Petra Zlonoga
Petra Zlonoga (1982) holds an MA in Graphic Design from the School of Design (2007) and MA in Animated Film and New Media from the Academy of Fine Arts in Zagreb (2011). Since 2009 she works as a freelance graphic designer and illustrator.


2015, 11’06”, Color, Non-dialogue
Director: Chintis Lundgren
Production: Adriatic Animation (HR), UO ANIMA (HR), GoodJobStudios (DK)

Herman is a rat who enjoys heavy drinking, loud grind music and chess. He doesn’t care much for cleaning and the disorder in his apartment only makes him feel more at home. One day a very tidy cat who has a weakness for messy macho-men decides to move in. She also brings a vacuum cleaner, a piano, and what’s worse – a collection of classical music records.

Chintis Lundgren
Estonian animation director. She started in 2008 as an independent author and since 2011 she runs her own animation studio called Chintis Lundgreni Animatsioonistuudio. She is also a co-founder of Adriatic Animation, Croatia.


2014, 11’06”, Color, Non-dialogue
Director: Bruno Razum
Production: Zagreb film, 24 sedam

In a hidden lab, after Tesla’s death, tremors caused by passing train, woke the robot. The robot soon becomes aware that he is Tesla’s creation, and in anticipation of his arrival is spending his time watching TV. Due to the life as single, the robot becomes depressed, so when he sees a strange relationship between man and woman on tv, decides to make his life partner. The same problem repeats as when he was created, something just does not work and the female robot doesn’t give signs of life. Finally, when he lost all hope, a twist of event occurs.

Bruno Razum
Born on February 14, 1975. in Zagreb. In the year 2004 graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts, education department, department of multimedia lead by prof. Ladislav Galeta. Commercially works as animator and motion graphic designer. Member of ULUPUH.


2014, 8’40”, Color, Non-dialogue
Director: Ivana Bošnjak, Thomas Johnson
Production: Bonobostudio

Which image is real – the one staring at us from the mirror or the one standing in front of it? In hallways filled with illusions, a simulacrum behind the looking glass, he is trying to find out if he is looking at a stranger or a hidden part of himself.

Ivana Bošnjak
Ivana Bošnjak (1983) graduated from the Graphics Department of the Academy of Fine Arts in Zagreb and Animation at the University in Volda, Norway. Her graduation film Crossed Sild, made in collaboration with Lea Vidaković, has been screened and awarded at many international festivals. She works as a model maker and animator.

Thomas Johnson
Thomas Johnson (1984) graduated Time Based Media from the University of Wales Institute, Cardiff and currently studies at the New Media Department of the Academy of Fine Arts in Zagreb. His puppet performances were shown at several festivals. He works as a model maker and animator.


2015, 6’10”, Color, Non-dialogue
Director: Daniel Šuljić
Production: Kreativni sindikat, Zagreb film

Moving through a world filled with scanners and surveillance algorithms, while frivolously using different social networks, online forms and credit cards, the man of today gives away his privacy voluntarily. A decent citizen has nothing to hide. Only criminals do.

Daniel Šuljić
Animator, musician and DJ, born in Zagreb. Graduated painting/animation, Mkl. Attersee, at Hochschulle für Angewandte Kunst, Wien, Austria. From 2011 artistic director of the World festival of animated film Animafest Zagreb. He was an artistic consultant for an animated film at HAVC, currently, he is a member of the council for the film of the city of Zagreb.


2014, 8’35”, Color, Non-dialogue
Director: Zlatko Borurek, Pavao Štalter
Production: Zagreb film, Restart

The film represents an author’s own memory of the dawn of the World War II in Germany. Mrs. Sarika is leaving to a Jewish retirement home, something what should have been a quiet and peaceful end of life, turned into a terror of holocaust and she becomes a victim as well.

Zlatko Bourek
Born in 1929; Academician, sculptor, painter, theater and film director and author of animated films. Since 1955 exhibited in numerous group and private exhibitions local and international. Worked as a theater set designer, costume designer, writer and director in puppet theater. In 1956. together with D. Vukotic and N. Kostelac, he established a Studio of Zagreb film and worked there on the scenery for the first film of the new studio, Robot by Dusan Vukotic. Since 1961 he began to create their own works as a writer, designer and director.

Pavao Štalter
Born in 1929, painter. set designer and director. Longtime illustrator of school textbooks, books for youth and children’s picture books. In 1958 he began to work on the animated films in a framework of Zagreb Film. Since then he realized scenographies for over fifty films. In 1963 based on his screenplay he co-directed, along with Z. Grgic, film “Five,” for which he received several international festival awards. A number of films followed in which he acts as director, art director and screenwriter, recognized with numerous awards on festivals worldwide.


2015, 4’44”, Color, Non-dialogue
Director: Jelena Oroz
Production: Academy of Fine Arts Zagreb, Zagreb film

Three little wolves are spending a late afternoon together. The story reveals how they ended up alone.

Jelena Oroz
Jelena Oroz (1987) graduated in 2014 from the Academy of Fine Arts in Zagreb,
Department for Animation and New Media and from the Arts Academy in Osijek in 2008. She works as an animator and currently prepares her new film.


A talk with the master of comics and animation artist Tan Oral and the creator of Yahşi Bey Design Workshops, graphics and animation artist Emre Senan.

Moderator: Başak Ürkmez

Ernest and Celestine

2012, 80’, France/Belgium/Luxemburg, Color, French

Director: Stéphane Aubier, Vincent Patar, Benjamin Renner
Script: Daniel Pennac
Art Department: Virgile Bage, Tomislav Findrik
Music: Vincent Courtois
Producer: Eric Beckman, Didier Brunner, David Jesteadt, Henri Magalon, Stephan Roelants, Michael Sinterniklaas, Vincent Tavier

There is a world where the Bears live above ground in their cities and the rodents live below in their underground ones in mutual fear and hate. However, Celestine, an apprentice mouse dentist, finds at least momentary common cause with Ernest, a poor street Bear musician, that gets them rejected from both their respective worlds. In spite of this misfortune, the exiles find a growing friendship between themselves as their respective talents flower because of it. Despite this, their quietly profound challenge to the founding prejudices of their worlds cannot be ignored as the authorities track them down.

Stéphane Aubier (1964) is a Belgian film director and screenwriter. In 2009, he wrote and directed the animated film A Town Called Panic along with Vincent Patar. It premiered at the 2009 Cannes Film Festival and was the first stop-motion film to be screened at the festival.

Vincent Patar (1965) is a Belgian film director and screenwriter.

Benjamin Renner (1983) French, cartoonist and animation artist.

Louise By The Shore

Louise En Hiver
France, 2016, 75’, Color, French (Turkish subtitled)
Director: Jean François Laguionie
Screenplay: Jean François Laguionie
Music: Pierre Kellner , Pascal Le Pennec
Producer: Jean-Pierre Lemouland, Galilé Marion-Gauvin
Executive producer: Jocelyne Perrier

Louise, an old lady, finds herself stranded in a seaside resort after the last train of the holiday season has left the station. But far from panicking, the fearless Louise decides to stay, no matter what awaits her. And the worst does await her: foul weather, heavy rains, high tides. Under such circumstances, will this new Robinson achieve her goal and manage to survive amidst the raging elements?

5. International Animators Festival

The festival is arranged, this year, in collaboration with Institute of Française with the motto of  “Picturing better days”. The guests of honor of the festival are the famous French animator Jean François Laguionie and writer Anik Le Ray. This year’s most important section is Animators Festival Film Competition for the national short films.

The opening will be with the award ceremony and the screening of the awarded films. The sections of the festival are the Feature Film Screenings of Laguionie (Louise en Hiver/Louise by the Shore) and Black Mor Island, a Short Film Section of him and Talk, Short Films from ASIFA Croatia, Talk with Anik Le Ray, screening of Ernest&Celestine and the Tribute. The venues of the festival are Institute of Française/Taksim nd KargaArt/Kadıköy

Black Mor Island

France, 2004, 85’, Color, French (Turkish subtitled)
Director: Jean François Laguionie
Screenplay: Jean François Laguionie, Anik Leray
Music: Christophe Héral
Producer: Gaspard de Chavagnac

Kid, a 15-year-old hard laborer, steals a map that promises to reveal the location of the notorious pirate Black Mor’s treasure. Together with his crew — MacGregor, Beanpole, Taka and Jim the monkey — Kid procures a vessel and sets out to sea.

Animation Film Competition

Competition open for Turkish animation films, they are made after the 1st of January 2016.

Competition Calendar

Deadline: 2nd of November 2018 Friday 18:00.
Official Selection Announcement: 9th of November 2018 Friday.
Award Ceremony: 16th of November 2018 Friday.

A film which receives us after the deadline, aren’t accepted by the festival committee.


  • There is no application fee.
  • The entry form is had to fill completely and sent with film copy.
  • One entry form is had to fill for every film.
  • Sending cost is paid by the competitor.
  • Attendance can join with any number of films. Separate attendances should be made for each film.


  • The film that takes place in the competition must belong to attended person or group. If it’s proved that the film doesn’t belong to an attended person or group it will be disqualified automatically.
  • It is free to use film materials like film, video, photograph.
  • Any visual effect and animation technic can be used. Any technics like 2D cartoon animation, computer-aided 3D animation, stop motion animation and/or any optic, chemical, physical, digital interferences on the visual film can be made.
  • The film can either include a certain story, characters, dialogs or not. Aesthetic and style can be chosen freely.
  • Canlandıranlar Animation Festival has the right to show on television, theater, the internet etc. for publicity purposes, up to 10% of the running time of the film.

How to Win?

  • There will be a pre-elimination to see if the film is appropriate to the competition conditions.
  • Pre-selection results will announce on the 9th of November on Friday.
  • The winners will be chosen by a jury but won’t be announced until the ceremony.
  • Awards are described in Best Film, Best Script and Best Technic sections.
  • If the jury decides no prize worthy film, the jury can don’t make to award.
  • If the jury want can make to a special jury award.