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In the Limelight: Nuri Bilge Ceylan

Matthijs Wouter Knol, Nurin Bilge Ceylan
Internationally celebrated Turkish filmmaker, Nuri Bilge Ceylan joins the Campus for a master class on his work. Known for his pensive themes and poetic long takes, Ceylan will elaborate on his working style, collaborating with non-actors and family members, and his intimate approach to production. Nuri Bilge Ceylan has won numerous awards including Best Director Award (2008) and the Grand Prix for distant (2002) and ONCE UPON A TIME IN ANATOLIA (2011) in Cannes.

Angela Regenbrecht/European Film Academy

Matthijs Wouter Knol

Matthijs Wouter Knol is the CEO and director of the European Film Academy since 2021. Previously, he was an award-winning documentary producer. After a short stint at IDFA, he worked for the Berlinale as the Berlinale Talents programme manager (2008-2014) and director of the European Film Market (2014-2020). Among his key missions at the European Film Academy are supporting, connecting and uniting the best people and work in European cinema.

Nurin Bilge Ceylan

Turkish writer, director and producer, whose family-themed features THE TOWN, DISTANT, CLIMATES, THREE MONKEYS and ONCE UPON A TIME IN ANATOLIA all have won awards in Cannes or at the Berlinale.