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DIG COMICS interview with Ertu? Tüfekçio?lu

Sunday, Aug 9, 2009

Her yyl San Diego'da gerçekle?en geleneksel Comic-Con Uluslararasy Ba?ymsyz Film Festivali Ödülleri sahiplerini buldu. En iyi belgesel ödülünü DIG COMICS aldy. DIG COMICS'in yönetmenlerinden biri tanydyk bir isim: Ertu? Tüfekçio?lu

Birço?umuzun TurksInEntertainment Birli?i'nin yöneticisi olarak tanydy?ymyz Tüfekçio?lu ile Turkish Journal için görü?tük...

Tüfekçio?lu, 1976'da Ankara’da do?mu?. Liseyi Ystanbul'da bitirmi?. Daha sonra Kaliforniya'daki (SMC) Santa Monica Halk Okulu’nda önlisans derecesini alyrken, Ytalyan kültürünü ve Ytalyanca ö?renmek icin Ytalya’ya gitmi?. Geri geldi?inde USC'de sinema-televizyon okulunda yapym bölümüne kabul edilmi?. 2000-2002 yyllarynda bu okulda okurken, bir takym kysa filmler, deneme reklamlary yapyp, yönetti?ini ö?reniyorum. Ö?renci filmi "Zarpa!", 2001 yylynda Ann Arbor Film Festivali'nde oynamy?. 2003 yylyndan beri, Jason E. Baldwin’in Los Angeles'da açty?y Califa Yapymcylyk 'ta çaly?yyor ve 2004 yylynda kurulan TurksInEntertainment Birli?i'nde de gönüllü olarak yöneticilik yapyyor.

Ylk olarak DIG COMICS projesine nasyl dahil oldu?unu merak ediyorum...

"DIG COMICS yani ana dilimde ÇYZGY ROMAN SEVYN, Miguel Cima’nyn bu belgesel projesine beni yönetmen ve kurgucu olarak davet etmesiyle hayatyma girdi. "Ya Tutarsa?" adly ilk belgeselimi be?enip beraber çaly?mak istemi?ti. Hemen atladym. Senaryoyu planladyk ve HD kameralarla haftalarca çekimler yaptyk" diyor ve ekliyor:" DIG COMICS benim için de?i?ik bir tecrübeydi çünkü ilk defa Califa takymymyn dy?ynda yapymcylarla çaly?tym ve benim olmayan bir belgesel senaryosunu yönettim. Çetin bir i?; çünkü memnun etmeniz gereken hep iki yönetmen var. Miguel’e sundu?um filmin kesimi biraz uzun geldi. Miguel de bu eseri aldy, ba?ka bir kurgucuyla tekrar kesti ve filim ?enliklerinde daha yutulur bir kysaly?a getirdi. Bu yüzden bu ba?arylar aslynda onun ve yapymcylary olan Corey Blake ve Dirk Van Fleet’indir."


"Kendimi yönetmen olarak biraz daha tanyma fyrsaty buldum"

DIG COMICS?

Kysaca insanlaryn, özellikle Birle?ik Devletler halkynyn çizgi romanlara olan ilgisini tekrar canlandyrmayy amaçlyyor ve sanayiinin bugünkü ölü durumundan rahatsyz. Ortada bir kaygy var ve Miguel, kültürlerinin bir parçasy olan bu de?ere sahip çykmaya çaly?yyor. Bunlar DIG COMICS’te yer almak istemem için yeterli sebeplerdi. Yyi ki yapmy?ym, kendimi yönetmen olarak biraz daha tanyma fyrsaty buldum.

Çizgi roman sanayiisi neden ölü sizce? Bu filmde nedenlerini de görecek miyiz?

Çizgi roman sanayiisi uzun zamandyr ölü ve bu ?a?ylacak bir ?ey de?il. Kitaplaryn saty? noktalary az, televizyon ve sinema filimleri görsel e?lenceye hükmediyor ve insanlar ellerinde kitap yerine kumanda tutmayy seviyor ama çizgi romanlary a?a?ylamayy da seviyorlar. Bu filimde bu nedenleri kysa kysa görecek ve bu tespitin derinli?ine i?lenece?i uzun filmin bir tanytymyny seyredeceksiniz. Yçinde çok ilginç ve önemli isimlerle söyle?ilerimiz var. Ta? Devri, Örümcek Adam, Batman gibi kelimelerle size ipucu vereyim.

DIG COMICS’in uzun versiyonu da çekilecek yani?

Herkes neredeyse 2 yyl gibi bir süre çok çaly?ty bu film icin. Kysacasy New Yorklu Arjantin kaçkyny Miguel biz etrafyndakilerle bu i?i resmen tuttu ve kopardy. Filmin önü açyk: ?imdiden iyi bir ödül aldy, her hafta ba?ka bir filim ?enli?inden davet geliyor ve Edward James Olmos önderli?indeki Olmos Productions belgeselin uzununu yapmayy kabul etti.

Film öncesi, çizgi roman sanayii hakkynda bir bilginiz var myydy?

Ben pek çizgi roman okuyarak büyümedim, ara?tyrmalar yapmam gerekti.

"Türkiye'yi dy?arydan daha iyi tanydym"

Amerika’da bulunmanyn size sa?lady?y kolaylyklar neler?

Amerika'da bulunmanyn kolayly?y; çok çe?itli insanlarla çaly?abilme fyrsaty, özenli ve daha büyük i?lerin etrafynda bulunarak kendi i?lerinize özenme dürtünüzün güçlü kalmasydyr. Bir de Türkiye'yi dy?arydan daha iyi tanydym, dünya görü?üm de?i?ti ve bunun yönetmenlik hayatyma her zaman katkysy oluyor.

Örnek aldy?ynyz bir isim var my?

Örnek aldy?ym isimler var ama sadece 2-3 isim veremem. Y?ini özenerek, maddi ve mevkii kaygylaryna kapylmadan yapan her yönetmene özenirim. Dün bir söz duydum çok ho?uma gitti, sizinle payla?ayym: "Seni, di?erlerinden farksyz yapmaya tüm gücüyle gece ve gündüz çaly?an bu dünyada kendin olarak kalabilmek, dünyanyn en zor sava?yny vermektir... Bu sava? ba?lady my artyk hiç bitmez..."

Sinema sanatynda yol almak isteyen genç yeteneklere önerileriniz var my?

Böyle tavsiyeler vermek ve okumak pek ho?uma gitmiyor ama kendim hakkynda bir ?eyler söyleyebilirim: Annemin, babamyn sözünü dinlemedim, okul mevhumuna inanmam ve herkesi mutlu etme?e çaly?manyn ba?arysyzly?yn syrry oldu?una inanyrym.

LA'de bu sektörde çaly?an birçok ki?i i? sykyntysy ya?yyor, Kaliforniya eyaletinin iflasy sizi de etkiledi mi?

Yçinde bulundu?umuz dünyadaki iktisadi sykynty, Kaliforniya eyaletinin iflasy, Stüdyo filimlerinin azalmasy ve ba?ka eyaletlere yapymlaryn kaçmasy bizi de etkiledi ku?kusuz. Bu sene yapymlar artty ama ben bunu geçici olarak görüyorum.
Los Angeles’taki i? sykyntysyndan dolayy CALIFA olarak New Orleans’ta bir yazyhane açtyk, orada sanat yönetmenli?i bölümümüzü yürütüyoruz. Orta?ym Jason E. Baldwin, New Orleans'ta ?u anda harikalar yaratyyor. Ben de ona Los Angeles ve Ystanbul’dan reklam yönetmenli?i yaparak ayak uydurma?a çaly?yyorum. Hala da 2007’den beri yürüttü?üm Turks In Entertainment 'la ilgileniyorum. Dünyadaki Türk ve Türkseverleri, sanat ve e?lence dünyasy ady altynda toplama?a devam ediyoruz.

2009’da "ertu?tasarym" adly yeni bir projeye ba?lady?yny söylüyor. "Özgün ve ?eçkin tasarymlarymy hayata geçiriyorum. Yakynda görünecekler. 2 uzun film projem için de para aryyorum" diyor ve "Parasy olan var my?" diye soruyor... Kysacasy ?u an Ystanbul'da reklam filmleri ile ilgilenen Tüfekçio?lu, uzun filimlerini çekmek için ko?ullar aryyor. Ko?ullaryn okuldan 2002'de mezun olduktan sonra her sene daha kötüye gitti?ini ama yylmady?yny, Türk sinemasy Amerika'dan dünyaya yayylsyn, iste?inin sürdü?ünü belirtiyor.


Son olarak, "Ertu? Tüfekçio?lu kimdir?" diye soruyorum...

"Sinemayy tutkuyla yapan insanlarla çaly?mak ve onlara yardym etmek isteyen bir Türk yönetmendir" diye cevap veriyor.

Film hakkynda daha detayly bilgiye DIG COMICS . COM 'dan ula?abilirsiniz...


Source : I?yl Öz(Turkish Journal)

Kazakh Festival 'Montage of Cinemas' Opens August 3 – 9 at DGA, Los Angeles, CA

Saturday, Jun 23, 2012

The Second "Kazakhstan Montage of Cinemas: Film & Cultural Festival" launches at the Directors Guild of America (DGA) in Los Angeles on Aug. 3 for a one-week celebration of Kazakh cinema and culture, including musicians.

The festival is a stellar opportunity for directors, producers, location scouts, and the general public to get an understanding and appreciation of this exotic locale without leaving home.

Sweeping from the Caspian Sea on its Russian border to the Altai Mountain range on the Chinese border, Kazakhstan has a rich nomadic history as well as a powerful current tapestry of cultures. Since gaining independence in 1991, the Central Asian Republic has embraced its remarkable filmmaking past that dates back to the 1930's, when Sergei Eisenstein made his classic “Ivan the Terrible” in this mystic land, and has even given rise to several "New Wave" movements.

Opening night on Aug. 3rd begins with a reception at 7 pm, and includes a program of live entertainment until 11 pm, at the DGA Theater.

Sponsored by Kazakh Geographic Society (KazGeo.kz ), helixfilmsinc.com , the Embassy of the Republic of Kazakhstan, and the Honorary Consulate of Kazakhstan in Los Angeles, the festival includes Advisory Board Members Steven-Charles Jaffe (GHOST, K19), David Marconi (Screenwriter, ENEMY OF THE STATE), and Ambassador Erlan Idrissov.

Tickets cost $10 (including free parking) can be purchased from the festival’s website. "Kazakhstan Montage of Cinemas: Film & Cultural Festival 2012" will be held Aug. 3 - 9 at the Directors Guild of America on 7920 Sunset Blvd in Los Angeles, California

For more information, please see www.kazakhfestival.com - KazakhFilmFestLA@gmail.com

Source : HelixFilmsInc.com

Palme D'or for Best Short Film in the 65th Cannes goes to "Sessiz" (Be-Deng)

Sunday, May 27, 2012

The 65th Festival de Cannes drew to a close tonight with the closing awards ceremony hosted by Academy Award nominated actress Berenice Bejo.

The top prize was captured yet again by Michael Haneke for his portrait of an elderly couple Amour. This is the second time he has bested Jacques Audiard who was also in competition with De rouille et d'os (Rust and Bone). Haneke becomes one of the few two-time Palme d'Or winners alongside Alf Sjoberg, Francis Ford Coppola, Bille August, Emir Kusturica, Shohei Imamura, and Luc and Jean-Pierre Dardenne and only the second after August to win with consecutive films – his previous Palme d'Or was for his 2009 film Das weiße Band (The White Ribbon).

Matteo Garrone picked up his second Grand Prix for his film Reality. Previously, he had won in 2008 for Gomorrah.

The surprise winner for the Jury Prize was Ken Loach with The Angels' Share. He previously won the Palme d'Or in 2006 with The Wind That Shakes the Barley.

Another previous Palme d'Or winner won Best Screenplay. Cristian Mungiu who made 4 luni, 3 săptămâni ?i 2 zile (4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days) returned with După dealuri (Beyond the Hills), and it also shared the Best Actress for its stars Cosmina Stratan and Cristina Flutur.

In spite of the heavy American representation in the selection, the only American film to win a prize was Benh Zeitlin's Un Certain Regard entry Beasts of the Southern Wild which won the Camera d'Or for first film. Last night, it had won the FIPRESCI international critics' prize.

Complete list of winners for the 65th Festival de Cannes

Palme d'Or

Amour, Michael Haneke (France-Germany-Austria)

Grand Prix

Reality, Matteo Garrone (Italy-France)

Jury Prize

The Angels' Share, Ken Loach (U.K.-France-Belgium-Italy)

Best Director

Carlos Reygadas, Post tenebras lux (Light After Darkness) (Mexico-France-Germany-Netherlands)

Best Actress

Cosmina Stratan and Cristina Flutur, După dealuri (Beyond the Hills) (Romania-France-Belgium)

Best Actor

Mads Mikkelsen, Jagten (The Hunt) (Denmark-Sweden)

Best screenplay

Cristian Mungiu, După dealuri (Beyond the Hills) (Romania-France-Belgium)

Caméra d'or

Beasts of the Southern Wild, Benh Zeitlin (U.S.)

PALME D'OR FOR BEST SHORT FILM

SESSYZ-BE DENG (SILENCE), REZAN YE?YLBA?

Source : www.ensonhaber.com



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