Eastern Mediterranean University (EMU) Faculty of Communication, Cinema and Television Department hosted Director Ozan Açıktan within the scope of the “Cinema, Netflix and Beyond” talk. The online event that took place on Friday, 21 May 2021, commenced with an opening speech by EMU Faculty of Communication, Cinema and Television Department Head Prof. Dr. Bahire Efe Özad. EMU Faculty of Communication academic staff member Asst. Prof. Dr. Pembe Behçetoğulları presented the information on the personal background of Director Açıktan. The event was held with the keen participation of academic staff members and students from EMU Faculty of Communication.
The statement released by EMU Faculty of Communication concerning the matter is as follows: “Ozan Açıktan who also works with commercial films is a director puts his signature under movies with different cinematic approaches. On one hand, there are popular productions of the director such as Çok Filim Hareketler Bunlar and Aile Arasında and on the other hand, there Açıktan also has successful productions such as Silsile and Yarına Tek Bilet which have a sense of cinematography with different plots and stories. Moreover, Ozan Açıktan directed the first three episodes of popular Netflix series “Atiye”. During the event participated by youngster who wish to have a part in cinema sector in the future, future cinema professionals, and film department students, Açıktan talked about his personal journey in cinema sector, training process and other experiences related to the sector. The talk was an event that should be heard by potential filmmakers who want to see themselves in the cinema of the future, today's Cinema and Television students, and those who want to draw their own path in this field”.
The talk with Ozan Açıktan can be accessed at “Sinema, Netflix ve Sonrası – Ozan Açıktan” link.