Mahmut  Fazıl Coşkun

Mahmut Fazıl Coşkun


I have a difficulty dealing with the realty. Filmmaking helps me dealing with it by creating a reality of its own.    


Mahmut Fazil Coskun (1973, Turkey) studied film at UCLA and Istanbul Bilgi University. He has been working as a documentary and commercial filmmaker since 2000. Wrong Rosary was his directorial debut, winning a Tiger Award at 2009 International Film Festival Rotterdam and Best Director at the 2009 Adana Film Festival. In 2010, he directed the documentary drama Architect Sinan. Coskun’s second fiction feature film, Yozgat Blues, had its world premiere at the 2013 San Sebastian Film Festival, going on to win awards at several other festivals which included 2013 Warsaw FF Fipresci Award and Best Balkan Film at 2014 Sofia IFF.

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