Nomination Details

Ceremony Year 2012
Nomination category

Nomination Detail

Emin Alper, an economics and history graduate, holds a PhD in Turkish modern history. A lifelong love of cinema persuaded him to pursue filmmaking as a career. He is the writer and director of short films The Letter (2005) and Rıfat (2006), and teaches in the humanities department at Istanbul Technical University. Alper received the Golden Tulip for Best Screenplay at the Istanbul International Film Festival this year. Beyond the Hill is his debut feature.


The Asia Pacific Screen Academy expresses its respect for and acknowledgement of the South East Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. We pay our respects to the Traditional Owners of country, including the custodial communities on whose land works are created and celebrated by the Asia Pacific Screen Awards. We acknowledge the continuing connection to land, waters and communities. We also pay our respects to Elders, past and emerging. We recognise the integral role Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and First Nations peoples continue to play in storytelling and celebration spaces.

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