Purple Dreams

Murat Saygıner
2017 | 2:14

A short animated film about the transition from the Age of Pisces to the Age of Aquarius.

About Director
Murat Saygıner is a self-taught artist who works in the fields of photography and digital art, and is also known as a filmmaker and composer.
Born in Prague in 1989, Murat Saygıner studied in Paris during his childhood and graduated from Lycee Charles De Gaulle high school in Ankara. He got involved with photography in 2007 and won several international awards. In 2008 his works were selected for ”IPA BEST OF SHOW” exhibition in New York. In 2010 he was awarded Emerging Talent of the Year in the Worldwide Photography Gala Awards. He has written, directed and produced several animated short films since 2013. His films were screened in over 150 film festivals and 5 of them were staff picked on Vimeo. He is currently living and working as a freelancer in Ankara.

Screenings
Official Selection – VIFF Vienna Independent Film Festival 2018, Vienna, Austria
Official Selection – Mexico International Film Festival 2018, Baja, Mexico
Official Selection – Philadelphia Independent Film Festival 2018, Philadelphia, United States
Official Selection – Boomtown Film and Music Festival 2018, Beaumont, United States
Official Selection – Athens Animfest 2018, Athens, Greece
Official Selection – Tallahassee Film Festival 2018, Tallahassee, United States
Official Selection – The Wayward Festival 2018, Los Angeles, United States
Official Selection – Trenton Film Festival 2018, Trenton, United States
Official Selection – Fargo Film Festival 2018, Fargo, United States
Official Selection – Artfools Video Festival 2018, Larissa, Greece
Official Selection – Fantastic Planet: Sydney Sci-Fi and Fantasy Film Festival 2017, Sydney, Australia
Official Selection – Fake Flesh Film Fest 2017, Kamloops, Canada
Official Selection – Animation Marathon 2017, Athens, Greece
Official Selection – CutOut Fest International Animation and Digital Art Festival 2017, Queretaro, Mexico
Official Selection – Berlin Sci-Fi Filmfest 2017, Berlin, Germany
Official Selection – Swedenborg Film Festival 2017, London, United Kingdom
Official Selection – ICARO Festival Internacional de Cine 2017, Guatemala City, Guatemala
Official Selection – Crystal Palace International Film Festival 2017, London, United Kingdom
Official Selection – Planet 9 Film Festival 2017, Los Angeles, United States
Official Selection – Conway Film Festival 2017, Conway, United States
Official Selection – Tri-Cities International Film Festival 2017, Washington, United States
Official Selection – 3rd Marmaris International Short Film Festival 2017, Marmaris, Turkey
Official Selection – Cut it Short Film Festival 2017, Istanbul, Turkey
Official Selection – Roselle Park Shorts Film Festival 2017, New Jersey, United States
Official Selection – Fargo Fantastic Film Festival 2017, Fargo, United States
Official Selection – Largo Film Awards 2017, Switzerland
Official Selection – Atlanta Underground Film Festival 2017, Atlanta, United States
Official Selection – FilmQuest 2017, Provo, United States
Official Selection – Montreal International Animation Film Festival – ANIMAZE 2017, Montreal, Canada
Official Selection – Short to the Point 2017, Bucharest, Romania
Official Selection – Seattle Transmedia & Independent Film Festival 2017, Seattle, United States

Awards
Golden Palm Award Winner – Mexico International Film Festival 2018, Baja Mexico

Crew
Senaryo MURAT SAYGINER
Animasyon MURAT SAYGINER
Yapımcı MURAT SAYGINER
Müzik ONUR TARÇIN
Ses Tasarımı ONUR TARÇIN