Cheng Er, known for his ability to keep audiences guessing, graduated from the film department of the Beijing Film Academy in 1999. After graduation he…
Winner, Best Screenplay, 2012
Reis Çelik, born in Anatolia in 1961, studied music and theatre at the State Conservatoire. He worked as a political correspondent and photojournalist, later moving into documentaries, commercial and political campaign films. He has held exhibitions of his photographic work in 12 countries. Çelik’s debut feature Işıklar Sönmesin (1996) won several awards on the international festival circuit. Lal Gece, recipient of the Generation 14plus Crystal Bear at this year’s Berlin International Film Festival, is his fifth feature.
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