Visiting Scholars and Professionals

  Atıf AKIN

  He's a lecturer at Rutgers University Mason School of Arts, Design Studies, New Jersey. He's a media artist and curator. He graduated from ODTU Chemical Engineering and got his masters degree from ODTU Industrial Design. Recently he worked at Bilgi University and Kadir Has University in İstanbul.

 

 

 

 

  Andreas TRESKE

  Assistant Professor at Bilkent University, Chair Department of Communication and Design. He's a media artist, filmmaker and editor. He worked at İzmir University of Economics, Cinema and Digital Media Department for three years. In 2008 picture editor of the feature lenght documentary 'Mustafa' by Can Dündar.

 

 

 

  Deirdre BOYLE

  Associate Professor at The New School, School of Media Studies. She is a media historian, critic and curator. Her research and teaching focuses on the history and theory of documentary film and video, critical writing about film and media, the death-denial in a death-centric, mediated world, the trauma, collective memory, and history, and media consumption and the body.

 

 

 

  Dirk SCHAFER

  He has been trained as a film editor in Munich. He studied at the Academy of Media Arts in Cologne and attended Andrzej Wajda Film School in Warsaw. His film have been shown at international film festivals like Berlin, San Sebastian, New York, Sidney and Leipzig. 

 

 

 

 

 Stephan VORBRUGG

 He's been giving lectures at Munich Film School, Filmakademie Ludwigsburg and Akademie fur Fernsehen Munchen. He's been working as a cinematographer and he's a member of German Society of Cinematographers.

 

 

 

 

  Yeşim USTAOĞLU

  Turkish filmmaker, screenwriter and producer. Before she made her feature film debut The Trace (1994), she had made several award-winning short films. She received international recognition for her next film Journey to the Sun (1998). Her fourth film Pandora's Box (2008), won the Best Film and Best Actress awards at San Sebastian Film Festival.