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M.A. Mehmet Ercan

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Freie Universität Berlin

Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology

Address Landoltweg 9-11
14195
Email ercan_mehmet@yahoo.com

Freie Universität Berlin

Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology

PhD Candidate

Landoltweg 9-11

14195 Berlin - Germany

Link to Research Description

Nationality: Turkish

Born: March 31, 1980 in Istanbul, Turkey

Education:

2007-2011 Magister Artium
1. Major Turkology
2. Major Ethnology
Freie Universität Berlin
Berlin, Germany

1998-2002 B.A.Film & TV
Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University
Istanbul, Turkey

Work Experience:

August 2004 - December 2005
In-house director for advertisement films in the production firm "Dinamo-Istanbul".

February 2001- June 2004
Camera assistant for various music videos, advertisements and feature films.

June 1999 - January 2001
Director's assistant for various music videos, advertisements and feature films.

Since June 2002
Freelance editor/cutter, cameraman and director for advertising, short and documentary films.

 

Workshops:

May 2012
10 days to make a documentary film
"Unsicheres Terrain / Destabilized Ground"
“Ethnocineca” Ethnographic and Documentary Film Festival
Vienna, Austria

September 2010
Video workshop in Visual Anthropology (led by David & Judith MacDougall)
Istituto Superiore Etnografico della Sardegna Nuoro, Italy

July 2006
"Cinemadamare" Film and Video WorkshopInternational Itinerant Film Festival
San Potito, Bari, Matera, Nova Siri; Italy

March-April 2006
INSIGHT OUT HFF AcademyHochschule für Film und Fernsehen “Konrad Wolf”
Potsdam, Germany.

Filmography: (Directing, Camera, Editing)

2011 Parenthesis (94min.) Turkey, Germany
As part of the master thesis "The Turkish-German community in Berlin and the fall of the wall (film and filmanalysis)" for the department of Turkology, FU Berlin

2010 From the Diary of a Schizophrenic (94min.), Turkey, Germany
Leipzig, DOK 2010 Market Programm

2005 Bayrak (The Crescent) (4min.) Turkey
Europäische Kurzfilmbiennale Ludwigsburg 2005

2004 Çelik Çomak (Tipcat) (4min.) Turkey

Best short film awards;

11. Film festival Turkey/Germany 2006, Nurnberg, Germany
1. Akbank Short Film Festival 2004, Istanbul, Turkey
i-C AN Apple Short film competition 2004, Istanbul, Turkey

2002 Gölyazı (14min.) Turkey
Final project for Bachelor's degree, at the Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University, Istanbul
Istanbul International 1001 Documentary Film Festival 2005