KENAN KORKMAZ

Born in Diyarbakır (1969), the East of Turkey. After completing the primary education in Diyarbakır, he went to Adana to University to study Cultivation Economy at the Faculty of Agriculture at Çukurova University. While studying, he worked as a reporter at the newspapers Cumhuriyet, Hürriyet and Sabah. After experiencing various jobs in different sectors and completing military service, he returned to Çukurova University and became a lecturer in the field of Cinema and Photography. He also did documentaries, drama series and short films for TRT, as Director and Director of Photography.

He directed his first motion picture “Lüks Otel” (Luxury Hotel) in 2010, for which he also wrote the screenplay and performed as the Director of Photography.

His first feature film, won three major awards, at the Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival.

LUX HOTEL

International Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival -BEST MUSIC AWARD 2011

International Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival -BEST FILM 2011

International Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival -Best CINEMATOGRAPHER 2011

18th Adana Golden Boll Film Festival- Special Screening 2011

30th International İstanbul Film Festival- New Turkish Cinema Screening

GONE ‘THE OTHER AND THE UNKNOWN’

33rd International Film Festival National Competition

21rd Golden Boll International Film Festival National Competition

5rd Malatya International Film Festival National Competition

5rd Malatya International Film Festival National Competition audience best film

3rd Rotterdam Rode Tulip Film Festival Competition

20rd London Turkish film festival golden Wings Competition

9TH London Kurdish Film Festival Competition

9rd Mardin International Film Festival National Competition

DOCUMENTARIES

2009 Duri Çavan

2008 White Anadol

SHORT FILMS

Luxury Hotel – 2011

Hrant Dink Vicdan Filmleri Award, finalist.

Le Vallah(short) -That’s All Right! – 2007

Ege Film Günleri, Yeni Asır, Gösterim Seçkisi.

Pantor (short) -Trousers – 2003

İstanbul Kısa Film Festivali yarışma finalisti.