burak çevik

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BIOGRAPHY

Burak Cevik (1993, Istanbul) founded Fol Cinema Society and curated experimental and arthouse film screenings. He was lecturer on Non-Fiction between 2018-2020 at Istanbul Bilgi University. His films The Pillar of Salt and Belonging premiered at Berlinale Forum in 2018 and 2019, respectively. His video works/films were screened at various festivals such as Locarno, FIDMarseille, Toronto Film Festival and New York Film Festival. Currently he is film fellow of the DAAD Artists-in-Berlin Program in 2022.

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Burak Çevik founded the production company Fol Film at Istanbul, Turkey in 2017.
Fol Film is focusing on narrative films and creative-documentaries.

The company produced films which premiered or screened at Berlinale, Locarno Film Festival, San Sebastian Film Festival, FIDMarseille, New York Film Festival, Toronto Film Festival, New Directors / New Films, Rotterdam Film Festival, Viennale, Sarajevo Film Festival, Jeonju International Film Festival, Seattle Film Festival, Mostra de Sao Paolo, Istanbul Film Festival, Transilvania Film Festival, Dokufest, Fajr Film Festival, Golden Apricot Film Festival, Open City Documentary Film Festival, RIDM, Festival du Nouveau Cinéma, Calgary Film Festival, Vancouver Film Festival, Thessaloniki Film Festival, Belgrad Auteur Film Festival, Ficunam, Hong Kong Film Festival, Jihlava, Bratislava Film Festival and more.



Completed Films

2022 — A Woman Escapes
A co-direction with Sofia Bohdanowicz and Blake Williams
2022 / 81 min / Canada & Turkey / English & Turkish
World Premiere: FIDMarseille, International Competition
Produced by Fol Film, Maison du Bonheur Films, BlueMagenta Films
Sales Agent - Wouter Jansen, Square Eyes


2021 — Between Two Dawns
Directed by Selman Nacar
2021 / 91 min / Turkey, France, Romania, Spain / Turkish
Funding provided by TRT (Turkish Radio and Television Corporation)
CNC Post Production Fund (France)
World Premiere: San Sebastian Film Festival, New Directors
Produced by Kuyu Film, Fol Film, Karma Film
Co-Produced by Arizona Films, Libra Film, Nephilim Productions, TRT
Sales Agent - Luxbox


2019 — A Topography of Memory
Directed by Burak Çevik
2019 / 30 min / Turkey / Turkish
World Premiere: Locarno Film Festival, Moving Ahead

Produced by Fol Film

2019 — Belonging
Directed by Burak Çevik
2019 / 71 min / Turkey & Canada / Turkish
Supported by Turkish Ministry of Culture, Documentary Fund
World Premiere: Berlinale Forum 2019

Produced by Fol Film, Kuyu Film
Co-Produced by Acephale

2018 — The Pillar of Salt
Directed by Burak Çevik
2018 / 70 min / Turkey / Turkish
World Premiere: Berlinale Forum 2018

Produced by Fol Film, Cem Celal Bilge, Arda Çiltepe, Semih Gülen, Selman Nacar



2017 — Meteors
Directed by Gurcan Keltek
2017 / 81 min / Turkey & The Netherlands / Turkish & Kurdish
World Premiere: Locarno Film Festival, Filmmakers of the Present
Produced by 29P Films - Co-Produced by Arda Çiltepe, Burak Çevik
Sales Agent - Heretic


In Progress

Hesitation Wound
Directed by Selman Nacar
Funding provided by TRT (Turkish Radio and Television Corporation)
Produced by Kuyu Film, Fol Film, Karma Film
Co-Produced by TRT, Arizona Films


Forms of Forgetting
Directed by Burak Çevik

        Another Possibility
Directed by Burak Çevik
Funding provided by Turkish Ministry of Culture, Production Fund