Over the past 17 years, Murat Kebir has worked on a wide range of projects. These are including documentaries, light entertainment and drama as an offline / online editor, motion graphic designer, producer, director, writer.
As an independent filmmaker whose films collectively have been selected for over 23 International festivals included USA, UK, Turkey, Italy, Germany, France, Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Australia, Chile and Canada. His last short film “My Dad & Spike” won Best Foreign Short Drama Award 2011 at Family Film Festival USA and nominated for Best Drama awards for some other festivals.
In the latest project, which is a feature film called “Life Just Is” Murat worked as a film editor, which was an official selection for Edinburgh Film Festival 2012.
Currently works as a senior editor at Sky Television in London.
Ioanna started her career as a freelance Producer/ Project Manager handling film and digital productions of gallery and installation based films. A BA (Hons) Film & Video Production graduate, Ioanna was selected as one of Britain’s emerging talents to participate in the Berlinale Talent Campus in 2005 with her award winning short film ‘Here at Home’.
Since then she has produced a diverse number of short films, pop promos and online content and has production managed across a wide range of productions, formats and disciplines from factual documentary programmes for Channel 4 and BBC to multiscreen installations and independent feature length films.
Her debut feature film as Producer entitled ELIMINATE: Archie Cookson was completed in 2011 and screened at festivals around the world including Palm Springs International Film Festival and was released internationally.
She is a visiting lecturer at BA Film Production course on UCA and MA Filmmaking Course of E15 Acting School in London.
ILHAN GOKALP, was born and brought up in Istanbul, Beyoglu district.
He completed BSc degree at Marmara University in Istanbul. He contributed as a scriptwriter in several Turkish soap operas.
Ilhan attended PG course at Cavendish College and City University London on Cinematography & Documentary and Factual Film Making Departments. He is the founding editor of Zaman Media Group's UK office, and MA student in Leicester University, NewMedia Governance and Democracy Programme.
Rahim Moledina has been working within the filmmaking industry since the age of seventeen. After a series of film and TV freelancing roles, which included for the BBC and Working Title Films, he went onto do his BA degree in film and video.
After graduating, he worked
on a series of short films which went on to be selected at numerous
international festivals including the Edinburgh International Film
Festival, Hamburg International Short Film Festival and the Tribeca
To date, his films have garnered six awards including ‘Best Lo-budget Film’ at the London Short Film Festival and ‘Stoli Emerging Filmmaker Award’ at the Babelgum Online Film Festival.
In 2010, he was one of the winners of the London Recut Online Film Competition, a short film which went on to be screened at the 11th Annual Imperial War Museum Film Festival in 2011. He completed his Masters in Screenwriting at the London College of communication in 2012 and currently works as a freelancer.
Mattias has been based in London for over 10 years but works all over the world.
His inherent Scandinavian influences have been mixed with a cool British style and sense of humour, creating quite a unique approach to Cinematography. Among the many cinematographers he admires greatly are Sven Nykvist, Conrad Hall, Gordon Willis and Roger Deakins.
Mattias works in features, documentaries, commercials and music videos. Recently he has gathered experience on studio pictures such as Tim Burton's 'Dark Shadows' and Angelina Jolie's 'Maleficent' where he has lighting and operating on the VFX Units.
Mattias regularly collaborates with internationally renowned artists on film installations around the world. Among the artists he's worked with are Turner Prize nominees Runa Islam and Catherine Yass, as well as Becks Futures Winner Matt Stokes.
In 2009 Mattias was invited to join The Guild of British Camera Technicians (GBCT)
Mircan Kaia (Mircan Kaya) is a musician and an engineer from Turkey of Laz/ Mingrelian-Georgian origin with a multicultural identity who has produced several widely acclaimed albums and directed and coordinated several international engineering projects.
Mircan's third album "Sala" received very good reviews from music authorities. The album was reviewed by FROOTS magazine and described as a Pre- Raphaelite tapestry, a genius work full of juxtapositions. The album actually represents the multi-cultural blend of Mircan's inner personality and her music which fits very well with the environment, combining many different elements such as geography, language, religions, traditions, et cetera.
Sala was followed by her albums Numinosum, Outim, Elixir, Nanni and Minor. Uptil now, she produced eight solo albums in collaboration with musicians from Turkey, UK and Australia.
Finn is a London based Audio Dubbing Mixer & Sound Designer with 10 years professional experience in Audio Post-Production.
He works on all styles of TV and Film including Drama, Documentary, Promos, Animation and Short Films and is equally at home sound designing an advert as he is dialogue editing a feature film.
Recent credits include Inside The Mind of Leonardo 3D (nominated for a Grieson Award 2013), Dementamania and the well recieved Project Wild Thing.
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Bulent Vedat Balta is Camera operator and Cinematographer more than 30 different Series, Movies, Music videos. Most of them are well known, he is educated about Cinema and TV Broadcasting Technics in University and after University he decided to become a Cameraman than DOP.
Some of his projects are “The Hittites”, “Valley of Wolves”, “Governor”, are well known in Middle East & Asia and also one of his DOP project awarded in Prince Ireland Film Festival in Turkey as a Best film, his last project done in U.K. ”The Lost Mantle of Elijah” will be screen in March 2013.
He is living in London with his fiancé.
Fatih has studied Turkish Literature in Turkey and pursuing an academic career here in London at SOAS. His main area of interest is literature.
He is a movie fan and excited to join The Chocolate Wrapper Production team. This project have been his first challenge in film world And he believes that he has gained immense all round production experience.
Greg is a freelance set designer based in South London. His set design career started in 2011 when he designed and built the set for the short film 'Mrs Bates' with a group of other designers, which went on to win the Diamond Award at the Bangkok film festival.
Since graduating from Wimbledon College of Art he has worked on a wide variety of short films and fringe theatre productions in a range of roles from production and set design to scenic construction and concept artist.
More recently he has finished design and construction work for the set of Project X, which was a theatrical production housed in The London Transport Museum and was nominated for a Off West End Award.
With a background in Fine Art as an Installation Artist, Alexandria has a natural intuition to explore life with a creative, observant eye.
A committed, engaging individual she thrives under pressure, works well within a team and embraces challenges. The Art Department allows her to focus her imagination and passion towards creating vivid visions for the audience to connect to and experience.
Alexandria works in a variety of work environments including shorts, promos, features, editorial photoshoots and live immersive events. Recent credits are Secret Cinema presents Laura Marling and Warner Bros studio production Man From U.N.C.L.E. Her technical skills range from art direction, set dressing, prop sourcing, standby, conceptual artwork, liaising with a wide range of people, budget awareness and a full UK licence with no points.
She always has her ear to the ground, exploring opportunities to build her knowledge and skills.
Xristina Penna is a designer, performance maker and a researcher. She has 10 years of experience as a designer in the field of performance, theatre, film/video and large - scale events. In the UK she has worked with companies such as The Other Way Works, Future Cinema and with artists such as Elyssa Livergant and Kate Moyse.
She has co-founded poemstomyotherself, a collective of visual and theatre artists where she co-art directed and designed the site-specific performance Holes at the Round Chapel, London, 2007. As the artistic director of her own company, the aswespeakproject, Xristina collaborates with performance, visual and sonic artists to create performance and installation work in theatres and found spaces internationally. Her work has been presented in National and International Festivals such as Currents 2013, The International New Media Festival of Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA | The Accidental Festival 2011, London | Locus Solus 2010, Benaki Museum, Athens, Greece.
Xristina's work is cross-disciplinary and has as principal focus to create a collective, archetypal language that communicates visually.
She has studied at Central St Martin’s College of Art and Design (MA Scenography) and at the School of Drama, Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece.
Joseph Bicknell is a Colourist based in London with experience in Drama, Commercial and Music Promo.
He brings an understanding of various looks and artistic styles, mixed with his own unique aesthetic.
Working closely with the Director and Cinematographer, he aims to finish the picture and achieves the projects’ vision; while keeping grades relevant and naturalistic.
Amron Adams is an Actor and Independent Producer. His acting career spans over 9 years starring in popular TV shows such as Casualty (BBC), Holby City (BBC), Young Dracula (CBBC) and feature films such as Fallout (CH4).
With a number of short films, music videos and web shows under his belt as producer, Amron combines artistic flair with a strong business acumen and is quickly becoming a bright multi-skilled young talent in the UK.