Altın Koza Awards for COMD Graduates

05 October 2021 Comments Off on Altın Koza Awards for COMD Graduates

Two graduates of the Department of Communication and Design won awards at the 28th International Adana Altın Koza Film Festival, held September 13–19.

Nur Özkaya, who graduated this past spring, received the award for Best Animated Film by a Student for her 2021 graduation project “Sudan Çıkmış Balık” (Fish Out of Water).

Nisan Dağ, a 2008 graduate of the department, won the Turkish Directors Society’s Best Director Award and was also named Best Director by the festival’s main jury; the Best Screenplay award went to her film “Bir Nefes Daha” (When I Am Done Dying). In addition, cast members of the film received the festival’s Most Promising Young Actor, Türkan Şoray Most Promising Young Actress and Best Supporting Actor awards.“Bir Nefes Daha” will open at the end of this month in cinemas in Turkey. In the coming weeks, Ms. Dağ will be offering a question-and-answer session and also a workshop for COMD students.