Efe Öztezdoğan

Founding Partner / Creative Director

Efe Öztezdoğan is an Istanbul based director. He works in different genres of cinema such as documentary, fiction, experimental and he's mostly interested in creating hybrid projects through them. He believes in the spirit of what he calls old school film making and continues his works on 16mm or 35mm film stocks. He experiments to redefine the classic narration.


His films have been shown in various international festivals and bought by prestigious channels like Arte, ZDF and Canal+. He is the co-founder and creative-director of Rings in Color. 


Altyazı (subtitles), 2007
Turkey; experimental

19min, colored


International Premiere:

European Indipendent Film Festival; Paris, France
National Premiere:

Istanbul Short Film Festival; Istanbul, Turkey
Golden Boll Film Festival, best experimental film
Yıldız Short Film Festival, best experimental film
Park City Film Music Festival – Silver award
Hollywood International Student Film Festival – best experimental film

sabah – öğle – akşam (morning – noon – evening), 2012
Turkey, Greece co-production; fiction,

20min, colored


International Premiere:

Drama Film Festival; Drama, Greece
National Premiere:

Golden Boll Film Festival; Adana, Turkey
Ifsak Short Film Competition: best fiction film

Road to London, 2012
Turkey; creative documentary

4min, B&W


International Premiere:

Camarimage Film Festival; Bydgoszcz, Poland
National Premiere:

Golden Orange Film Festival; Antalya, Turkey

Oglago, 2020 (compleated)
Turkey; creative documentary

6min, colored


Road to Tokyo, 2020 (in production)
Turkey; creative documentary

90min; B&W

35mm, 16mm


Istanbul, Turkey

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