Feature Film Competition Jury
Çağla Zencirci took part in the selections of festivals including Berlinale, Locarno, Rotterdam, Tampere, Clermont-Ferrand for the documentaries and short films she made together with Guillaume Giovanetti. She completed her first feature fiction film Noor in 2012 which she made together with Guillaume Giovanetti. Her second feature film Ningen, which she made together with Guillaume Giovanetti premiered at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival. Sibel (2018), the tenth and last film of Zencirci and Giovanetti was premiered at the Locarno Film Festival and won 3 awards from this festival. Sibel was invited to nearly 100 festivals in the same year and was awarded 35 times.
Born in Ankara in 1982. He studied Engineering at Ege University. After studying Cinema Editing in Italy, he returned to Turkey and worked in the Cinema-Television industry. He wrote and directed the films My Father's Wings (2016) and Little Things (2019). He continues working as a writer and director.
Her feature film production experience started with line production services for European and American film crews. Co-founded Terminal in 2008, she produced several feature films, shorts and documentaries. She produced Saf, a European co-production that premiered in Toronto Film Festival 2018, directed by Ali Vatansever. Alongside working on features, she is working as the director of m2 Film Lab Script Development Workshop which was launched in 2021 with the support of Film Independent/ Global Media Makers.