1953 yılında İstanbul’da doğdu. İlk ve orta öğrenimini Emirgan’da, lise öğrenimimi de Sarıyer Lisesi’nde yaptı. İstanbul Üniversitesi İktisat Fakültesi Maliye Bölümü’nü bitirdi (1979). Aynı bölümde bir yıl süreyle master yaptı (1980). Kısa bir süre serbest muhasebecilik yaptıktan sonra 1983 yılında Hürriyet Gösteri Sanat Edebiyat dergisinde çalışmaya başladı. 1988’den itibaren de derginin Sorumlu Yazı İşleri Müdürü. Çoğunlukla edebiyat, tiyatro ve plastik sanatlar alanında yazılar yazıyor. 1980’li yıllarda İstanbul Milli Eğitim Müdürlüğü’nün düzenlediği Liselerarası Tiyatro Şenliği’nde de seçici kurul üyesi olarak yer aldı. 1985-2000 yılları arasında Avni Dilligil Tiyatro Ödülleri’nde, 1996-2010 yılları arasında Terakki Vakfı Gençlik Tiyatroları Festivali’nde seçici kurul üyesiydi. 1994 yılından bu yana da Sadri Alışık Tiyatro Ödülleri’nde seçici kurul üyesi.
Selman Dursun graduated from İstanbul Üniversity, Law Faculty. In 2002, he got the master degree and in 2009, he got Phd degree in Public Law. He was assigned as assistant professor. He currenty works as academic member at Istanbul University.
Stanislav Güntner was born 1977 in Cheljabinsk, Russia. Studied feature film making at the Academy for Television and Film in Munich. Graduated from the Munich Screenwriting Workshop. Winner of Tankred-Dorst-Award for the script “Nemez”. Winner of Eastman Kodak Award for Best Director for „Nemez“. Currently he lives and works in Berlin, Germany.
2001 Broken Director, Broken Piano
2002 Say, you love me
2003 Practical girl
2007 Lonely Island
2008 About Love (Co-Autor, TV-Movie/ Ukraine)
2010 Script Development for Andrei Konchalovsky Production Center
2014 Crashkids (in devolopment)
Born in 1968, he graduated from Hacettepe University, Department of Business Administration. His book named Aşk Mutfağından Yalnızlık Tarifleri won the Sait Faik Story Award in 2002, his book named Karbon Kopya won Copyright Book of the Year Award in 2007, his book named Bir de Baktım Yoksun won Yunus Nadi Story Award and Haldun Taner Story Award in 2010. Burun, a children’s book, was published in 2009. His boks were translated to different languages. Lastly his novel named Aile Çay Bahçesi was published in 2013.
Born in Istanbul, Serra Yılmaz studied psychology and theatre in France. Afterwards she won the competition held by Dostlar Theatre where she performed her first stage experience. She began to play role in cinema with “Şekerpare” directed by Atıf Yılmaz in 1983. She worked with significant directors such as Atıf Yılmaz, Ömer Kavur, Zeki Öktem, Şerif Gören, Ümit Ünal and Ferzan Özpetek. In 1997 she directed her first theatre play, Diğerlerinin Adı Ali. Serra Yılmaz has plenty of awards regarding her cinema and theatre performances; she worked for 15 years as actress, dramaturgist and deputy art director at Istanbul City Theatres besides her cinema works. In addition to cinema and TV projects, she began to perform in theatre in Italy in 2005. She is currently maintaining her cinema and theatre works in Turkey and various other countries. With her performance in “Harem Suare”, Serra Yılmaz won the Best Supporting Actress award at Antalya Altın Portakal Film Festival in 1999 and the Best Supporting Actress award at the Turkish Cinema Awards given by Association of Cinema Writers; in 2002 she gained the Best Actress award in International Film Festival with the film named “9”. Serra Yılmaz acted in numerous films such as “Teyzem”, “Anayurt Oteli”, “Harem Suare”, “Cahil Periler”, “9”, “Karşı Pencere”, “Vanilya ve Çikolata”, “Bir Ömür Yetmez”, “Vavien”, “Kaybedenler Kulübü”, “Nar” and “Eyvah Eyvah 3″. She took part in the “First Work” section of the 68th Venice Film Festival Jury. With her role performance in “Karşı Pencere”, she was nominated for the David idi Donatella Best Supporting Actress award, one of the most prestigious cinema awards in Italy and won the Best Supporting Actress award in Flaiano Film Festival which was organized in the name of the screenwriter of Fellini, Flaiano.