Zeynep Dadak

Zeynep Dadak

Turkey

Biography

Zeynep Dadak studied film in Marmara (BA) and Istanbul Bilgi University (MA) and received a PhD from the Cinema Studies Department at NYU Tisch School of the Arts. Co-written and directed with her longtime collaborator Merve Kayan, her debut feature film THE BLUE WAVE(Mavi Dalga, 2013) had its international premiere at 64th Berlin Film Festival. Including the short documentary ON THE COAST (Bu Sahilde, 2010), her films were screened at prestigious film festivals such as Rotterdam, Sheffield, San Francisco and Jeonju, winning several awards both in and outside Turkey. She was selected for the Medienboard Artist in Residence in Berlin in 2018 and Berlin Senate’s Artist Fellowship Program in 2019. She is currently finishing her Turkey-Germany co-production feature-length creative documentary INVISIBLE TO THE EYE, produced by Fenafilm, her own production company.

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