Selcuk Zvi Cara

Selcuk Zvi Cara

Vita

Geburtsdatum/-ort

29.05.1969, Langen (Hessen)

Ausbildung

Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universität / Frankfurt am Main
1989-1992 Philosophiestudium
Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst / Frankfurt am Main
1992-1995 Schauspielstudium
1992-1999 Operngesangsstudium
Seit 2009 Promovend Musik-/Theaterwissenschaften (Richard Wagner: Der Ring des Nibelungen)
FH – Dortmund
2012-2015 Masterstudiengang Szenografie/Film
Meisterklasse:
Christopher Doyle, Vadim Yusov, Vittorio Storaro, Mike Figgis, Oliver Stapleton, Werner Schroeter, Michael Lindsay-Hoog, Mitia Okorn, Christopher Soos, Roberto Schaeffer, Steven Okazaki
Seminare:
Gus Van Sant, Vimos Zsigmond, Piotr Szulkin, Michel Ambramowicz, Reuben Garrett, James Plannette, Paul Cameron, Yuri Neyman, Giora Bejach, Lol Crawley, Stuart Dryburgh, Robert Fraisse, Eduard Grau, Adam Holender, Rob Hardy, Alan Heim
Workshops:
Ed Lachman, Wolfgang Thaler, Mihai Malaimare jr., Wojtek Mrowczynski, John Mathieson, Daniel Perl, Arthur Reinhart, Karl Walter-Lindenlaub, Adam Kwiatek, Dennis Hopper
Projekte mit:
Vincenzo Cerami, Frank Castorf, Stefan Ruzowitzky, Werner Schroeter, Katharina Thalbach, Karl Markovics

Profil / Arbeitsbereich

2011 - 2016 Regisseur, Drehbuchautor, Editor

Fremdsprachen

Italienisch, Türkisch, Englisch, Grundkenntnisse Koreanisch, Grundkenntnisse Französisch

Auslandstätigkeit

Italien, Türkei, USA, Frankreich, Schweiz, Österreich, England, Spanien

Auszeichnungen / Preise

2012 - 2016 - ‘‘Bester Film des Monats August’‘, Deutsche Film und Medienbewertung (FBW), Deutschland - Prädikat ‘‘besonders wertvoll’‘, Deutsche Film und Medienbewertung (FBW), Deutschland -WINNER: ‘‘Best Family Film’‘ Alaska International Film Award (AIFA), USA -GRAND PRIZE: ‘‘Best Cinematography’‘ Flickers Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIIFF). USA -WINNER: Panavision Award, USA -WINNER: ‘‘Best Human Rights’‘ Phoenix Film Festival Melbourne, Australia -WINNER: ‘‘Best Film’‘ TMFF The Film Festival 2016, UK -WINNER: ‘‘Best Screenwriter’‘ (Selcuk Cara) TMFF The Film Festival 2016, UK -WINNER: ‘‘Best Editor’‘ (Selcuk Cara) TMFF The Film Festival 2016, UK -WINNER: The Red Rock Film Festival Utah, USA -WINNER: ‘‘Best Narrative Film’‘ Creation International Film Festival, Canada -WINNER: Wolves Independant International Film Awards, Lithuania -WINNER: Feel the Reel International Film Festival Glasgow, Scotland - WINNER: ‘‘Best Student Film’‘ (My Last Concert) Bucharest Shortcut Cinefest, Romania - WINNER: ‘‘Best Editor’‘ (Selcuk Cara, My Last Concert) Bucharest Shortcut Cinefest, Romania - WINNER: ‘‘Best Cinematography’‘ (My Last Concert) Bucharest Shortcut Cinefest, Romania - WINNER: HIFF ‘‘Golden Cine Award’‘, USA/Canada - WINNER: ‘‘Best Director’‘ Sose International Film Festival, Yerevan, Armenia - WINNER: ‘‘Audience Award’‘ (Lullaby) Bucharest ShortCut CineFest, Romania - WINNER: ‘‘Best Student Film’‘ ShortPole London International Film Festival, UK - WINNER: ‘‘Best Actress’‘ ShortPole London International Film Festival, UK - WINNER: ‘‘Silver Award – Best Film’‘ ShortPole London International Film Festival, UK - WINNER: ‘‘Best Student Film’‘ London Golden Scout International Film Festival, UK - WINNER: ‘‘Best Film’‘ Largo International Film Award Genf, Schweiz - WINNER: ‘‘Best Editing’‘ (Selcuk Cara) Cinema Worldfest Awards, Kanada - WINNER: ‘‘Best Action/Thriller’‘ Cinema Worldfest Awards, Kanada - FINALIST: ‘‘Best Fiction Film’‘ Eindhovens Film Festival 2016, Nederland - FINALIST: ‘‘Best Art Director’‘ (Selcuk Cara) Eindhovens Film Festival 2016, Nederland - FINALIST: ‘‘Best Cinematography’‘ Eindhovens Film Festival 2016, Nederland - FINALIST: ‘‘Best Original Music’‘ Eindhovens Film Festival 2016, Nederland -SEMI-FINALIST: ‘‘Best Fiction Film’‘ Hollywood Screenings Film Festival 2016, L.A., USA - NOMINEE: ‘‘Best Editor’‘ (Selcuk Cara, Lullaby) Bucharest ShortCut CineFest, Romania - NOMINEE: ‘‘Best Screenplay’‘ (Selcuk Cara, Mein letztes Konzert) Bucharest Shortcut Cinefest, Romania - NOMINEE: ‘‘Best Director’‘ (Selcuk Cara, Mein Letztes Konzert) Bucharest Shortcut Cinefest, Romania -SEMI-FINALIST: Los Angeles CineFest, USA -Official Selection 36. Filmfestival Max-Ophüls-Preis, Deutschland
-Official Selection Montreal World Film Festival (best film, best fiction-short, best director), Kanada
-Official Selection Flickers: Rhode Island International Film Festival (best film, best director), USA
-Official Selection New York City International Film Festival (NYCIFF), USA
-Official Selection UK Film Festival – British film festival London, United Kingdom
-Official Selection Michael Ballhaus Cinematography Award – First Steps Award, Deutschland
-Official Selection CamerImage 2014 – International Filmfestival of the art of cinematography, Polen
-Official Selection Navi Mumbai (home of bollywood) International Film Festival (NMIFF), India
-Official Selection Lille European Film Festival / Festival du Cinéma européen de Lille, Frankreich
-Official Selection Sunscreen Film Festival, USA
-Official Selection Chicago International Arthouse Film Festival, USA
-Official Selection Nicaragua International Film Festival, Nicaragua
-Official Selection Big as Texas Short Film Festival, USA
-Official Selection International Short Film Festival Detmold, Deutschland
-Official Selection Mosaic World Film Festival (MWFF), USA
-Official Selection Les Petits Claps: Festival de courts-métrages / Das deutsch-französische Kurzfilmfestival Metz, Frankreich
-Official Selection Roving Eye International Film Festival, USA
-Official Selection Hermosillo International Film Festival, Mexico
-Official Selection Delhi International Filmfestival, Indien
-Official Selection CamerImage 2012 – International Filmfestival of the art of cinematography, Polen
-Official Selection Level Ground Filmfestival Pasadena USA
-Official Selection Pride Mostra Filmfestival Cap Verde
-Official Selection Everybody’s perfect 3 Filmfestival Genf, Schweiz
-Official Selection Perlen Filmfestival Hannover, Deutschland
-Official Selection Outtakes Film Festival, Neuseeland
-Official Selection 7º For Rainbow – Festival de Cinema e Cultura, Brasilien
-Official Selection Florence Festival Internazionale Di Cinema LGBT, Italien
-Official Selection El lugar sin limetes, Festival de Cine, Ecuador
-Official Selection Rio Festival Gay de Cinema 2013, Brasilien
-Official Selection ‘‘Die SPITZiale’‘, Deutschland
-Official Selection Florida Tally Shorts Film Festival, USA
-Official Selection 20. Filmfestival Türkei / Deutschland, Deutschland
-Official Selection 12. Neiße-Filmfestival, Deutschland
-Official Selection inHOUSE Film Festival London, United Kingdom
-Official Selection Changing Perspectives Short Film Festival (Istanbul, Berlin, Copenhagen), Dänemark, Deutschland, Türkei
-Official Selection Visionaria International Film Festival, Italien
-Official Selection Red Rock International Film Festival, USA
-Official Selection Blackbird Film Festival,USA
-Official Selection Tracce Cinematografiche Film Fest, Italia
-Official Selection Dortmunder Tresen-Filmfestival, Deutschland
-Official Selection Human Rights Film Festival of Barcelona / NYC / Paris
-Official Selection Ozark Shorts Film Festival 2016, USA
-Official Selection ‘‘TMFF The Film Festival’‘ 2016, UK
-Official Selection Moving Pictures Festival 2016, Begium
-Official Selection Sose International Film Festival, Armenia
-Official Selection Creation International Film Festival, Canada
-Official Selection Feel the Reel International Film Festival Glasgow, Scotland 2016
-Official Selection Themodcom London Film Festival, UK
-Official Selection Auckland International Film Festival, NZ
-Official Competition Bucharest ShortCut CineFest 2016, Romania
-Official Selection Largo Film Awards, Schweiz
-Official Selection Dhaka International Film Festival, Bangladesh
-Official Selection Eindhovens Film Festival 2016, Nederland
-Official Selection ShortPole London International Film Festival, UK
-Official Selection (’‘My Last Concert’‘) Equality International Film Festival Sacramento Ca., USA
-Official Selection (’‘Hymnen an die Nacht’‘) Equality International Film Festival Sacramento Ca., USA
-Official Selection Cinema Worldfest Awards, Kanada
-Official Selection Chhatrapati Shivaji International Film Festival, India

Filmografie

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