Baris Ozbicer

Director of Photography

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http://barisozbicer.com/

Barış Özbiçer studied at the Marmara University Fine Arts Faculty Film and TV Department and did his MA degree on Arts and Crafts of Film Making at London Film School. His first feature as a DOP was Toss Up in 2004. His Cinematography on Honey went on to win the Golden Bear Award at the 2010 Berlin Film Festival, Best Achievement Award in Cinematography at the Istanbul Film Festival and Riverrun Film Festival North Carolina 2011. The same year Majority, another feature he was behind the camera, won the Lion of the Future Award for Best Debut film at the 2010 Venice Film Festival. Do not Forget Me Istanbul won the Best Cinematography & Cinema Without Borders Jury Award at the 2012 South East European Film Festival, Los Angeles. His latest feature film as DOP, Yozgat Blues won the Best Film award in Adana International Film Festival and Malatya International Film Festival and won the FIPRESCI Award in Warsaw Film Festival. In 2010, Barış has been nominated for Best European Cinematographer and APSA Best Cinematographer. He has been working in commercials, short films, and music videos for over a decade.

AWARDS

YOZGAT BLUES
• Best Film / 20th Adana International Film Festival 2013
• Fipresci Award / 29th Warsaw Film Festival 2013
• Best Film / 4th Malatya International Film Festival 2013

COGUNLUK (MAJORITY)
• Lion of the Future Award, 67th Venice Film Festival 2010
• Best Film, 47th Antalya Film Festival 2010
• Best Film, 12th Mumbai Film Festival 2010
• Grand Jury Prize, Festival Premier Plans D'angers- European First Film Festival 2011

BAL (HONEY)   
• Best Cinematography and Film, 13th Riverrun International Film Festival 2011
• Best Cinematography, 29th Istanbul Film Festival 2010
• Golden Bear Best Film, 60th Berlin Film Festival 2010
• Best Film, 17th Adana International FIlm Festival 2010        
• Nominee Achievement in Cinematography- Directing and Best Film 4th Asia Pacific Screen Awards 2010
• Nominee Achievement in Cinematography- Directing and Best Film 23rd European Film awards
• Achievement in Cinematography, 24th International Festival of Films for Children and Young Adults Iran Hamadan 2010
• Unesco Award, 4th Asia Pacific Screen Awards 2010

YAZI TURA (TOSS UP)
• Best Film, 10th Nürnberg Turkish-German International Film Festival 2005
• Fibresci Award, 54th International Filmfestival Mannheim-Heidelberg 2005
• Best Film, 41st Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival 2004

UNUTMA (FORGET ME NOT)
• Best Short Film, 4th International Bursa Ipek Yolu Film Festival 2009

GERI DONUSUM GUNLUGU (RECYCLE DIARY)
• Best Cinematography, GS University Film Festival 2009
• Best Experimental, Adana Golden Boll Film Festival 2009
• Best Experimental, International Hollywood Student Film Festival 2008

Baris has extensive experience in stop motion, motion control, high-speed shooting,green screen, 3D shooting and wire stunts.  He has over 100 credits as a focus puller on feature films, commercials, music videos and shorts, and is fluent in both Turkish and English. For further information, please visit Baris's website or view his IMDB page.

Commercials

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BEKO - "BASKETBALL EURO LEAGUE"

2013

4 Film

Arri Alexa - Turkey
Dir. Levent Onan

ULKER - "DUCROS"

2013

4 Film

Arri Alexa - Turkey
Dir. Levent Onan

ALGIDA CORNETTO

2013

Autonomy

Arri Alexa - Turkey
Dir. Uygar Kutlu

FRITO LAY

2013

4 Film

Arri Alexa - Turkey
Dir. Levent Onan

BEKO - "BASKETBALL LEAGUE"

2013

4 Film

Arri Alexa - Turkey
Dir. Levent Onan

AVEA - "INTOUCH"

2013

Kala Film

Arri Alexa - Turkey
Dir. Hakan Yonat

PEGASUS AIRLINES

2013

Autonomy

Arri Alexa - Turkey
Dir. Uygar Kutlu

ANADOLU LIFE INSURANCE

2013

Autonomy

Arri Alexa - Turkey
Dir. Faith Kizilgok

ZIRAATBANK - "ACTIVITY REPORT"

2013

Autonomy

Arri Alexa - Turkey
Dir. Uygar Kutlu

AKBANK - "ISTANBUL FILM FESTIVAL"

2013

Autonomy

Arri Alexa - Turkey
Dir. Faith Kizilgok

CHEETOS - "FAN"

2013

Color Films

Arri Alexa - Turkey
Dir. Duygu Guzelmeric

CAPPY ATOM FRUIT JUICE

2013

Atlantik Film

Arri Alexa - Turkey
Dir. Uygar Kutlu

VODAFONE - "FISHERMAN"

2013

Atlantik Film

Arri Alexa - Turkey
Dir. Umut Aral

KARNAVAL.COM - "TIME SHIFTING"

2013

Atlantik Film

Arri Alexa - Turkey
Dir. Umut Aral

IKEA - "TIME TRAVEL"

2013

Autonomy

Arri Alexa - Turkey
Dir. Faith Kizilgok

ALGIDA - "CORNETTO"

2012

AZ Celtic Films

Arri Alexa - Turkey
Dir. James Copeman

FINANSBANK

2012

Kala Film

Arri Alexa - Turkey
Dir. Hakan Yonat

ARCELIK HOME APPLIANCES

2012

2012

Arri Alexa - Turkey
Dir. Ozer Feyzioglu

BEKO - "BASKETBALL LEAGUE"

2012

Color Films

Arri Alexa - Turkey
Dir. Duygu Guzelmeric

AVEA - "CONNECTIVITY"

2012

Autonomy

Arri Alexa - Turkey
Dir. Uygar Kutlu

AVEA - "PUPPET"

2012

Autonomy

Arri Alexa - Turkey
Dir. Uygar Kutlu

FINANSBANK

2012

Color Films

Arri Alexa - Turkey
Dir. Duygu Guzelmeric

DANONE DANINO

2012

Traffic

Arri Alexa - Turkey
Dir. Ozer Feyzioglu

MAX ROYAL HOTELS

2012

Pow Films

Arri Alexa - Turkey
Dir. Melih Eryilmaz

VOYAGE HOTELS

2012

Pow Films

Arri Alexa - Turkey
Dir. Burcu Matur

AXESS - "PO PROMO"

2012

Haci Yatmaz

Arri Alexa - Turkey
Dir. Baris Ozbicer

ENMODA.COM

2011

2012

Canon 5D - Turkey
Dir. Ezel Domanic

CP - "TOM & JERRY"

2011

Sinerji

Red MX - Turkey
Dir. Baris Ozbicer

DACIA - "DUSTER"

2011

Kala Films

Arri Alexa - Turkey
Dir: Hakan Yonat

BINBOA VODKA

2011

Uygar Kutlu

Arri Alexa - Turkey
Dir: Uygar Kutlu

KOLEKSIYON FURNITURE

2011

Pow Films

Arri Alexa - Turkey
Dir: Melih Eryilmaz

ETI GOFREDO

2011

Pow Films

Arri Alexa
Dir: Burcu Matur

AVEA - "MARRIAGE"

2011

Taxi

Arri Alexa - Turkey
Dir: Uygar Kutlu

VODAFONE FREE ZONE

2011

Kala Films

Red Epic - Turkey
Dir: Gigi Piola

KNORR INSTANT SOUP

2011

Inter Film

35mm
Dir: Metin Arolat

AVEA - "HOLIDAY"

2011

Taxi

Arri Alexa
Dir: Uygar Kutlu

MITSUBISHI AIR CONDITION

2011

Karma

Arri Alexa
Dir: Engin Yalci

ULKER - "CARAMIO"

2011

Taxi

35mm
Dir: Uygar Kutlu

TAMEK JUICE

2011

Kala Films

Arri Alexa
Dir: Kivanc Baruonu

NESTLE CHOKELLA

2011

Anima

Arri Alexa
Dir: Turgut Akacik

HALKBANK

2011

Kala Films

35mm
Dir: Hakan Yonat

MCDONALDS - "LEGENDARY FLAVOURS"

2010

Traffic

Phantom / HD Gold - Turkey
Dir: Ozer Feyzioglu

ZAMAN NEWSPAPER

2010

Ptt Films

35mm - Turkey
Dir: Bertan Basaran

VODAFONE - "PUBLIC TARIFF"

2010

Traffic

35mm - Turkey
Dir: Ozer Feyzioglu

VODAFONE - "CONNECTIVITY"

2010

Traffic

35mm - Turkey
Dir: Ozer Feyzioglu

AKBANK - "RENT"

2010

Kala Film

35mm - Turkey
Dir: Fatih Kizilgok

CALDION PERFUME

2010

Film Park

35mm - Turkey
Dir: Dahan Celayir

DOMINOS PIZZA

2010

Macuka

S16mm - Turkey
Dir: Kerem Altug

COKE ZERO

2010

Dirty Cheap Creative

RED - Turkey
Dir: Ali Yorgancioglu

IS BANK - "MAXIMILES"

2010

Ptt Films

35mm - Turkey
Dir: Ozan Aciktan

ULKER - "METRO CHOCOLATE BAR"

2010

Ptt Films

35mm - Turkey
Dir: Bertan Basaran

OMO - "MOROCCO"

2010

Anima

35mm - Turkey
Dir: Mehmet Kurtulus

PETROL GAS COMPANY

2010

Soda Film

35mm - Turkey
Dir: Walkie&Talkie

PROFILO - "HOME APPLIANCES"

2010

Kala Film

35mm - Turkey
Dir: Kivanc Baruonu

ULKER - "KEKSTRA"

2010

Ptt Films

35mm - Turkey
Dir: Bertan Basaran

ULKER - "23 NISAN"

2010

Depo Film

35mm - Turkey
Dir: Ali Taner Baltaci

TURKCELL GSM - "VINN"

2010

Upt Film

35mm - Turkey
Dir: Y & D Taylan

UNO LIGHT

2010

Kala Film

35mm - Turkey
Dir: Kivanc Baruonu

MILLER - "RELEASE THE FRESH"

2009

Prodista

Phantom - Turkey
Dir: Baris Ozbicer

KAREL COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES

2009

Kala Film

35mm - Turkey
Dir: Kivanc Baruonu

FILM PURPLE WOMAN FILM FESTIVAL

2009

Kala Film

S16mm - Turkey
Dir: Fatih Kizilgök

ARCELIK - "INVERTECH AIR CONDITIONER"

2009

Ptt

S16mm - Turkey
Dir: Bertan Basaran

ACEV / THE MOTHER CHILD EDUCATION FOUNDATION - "7 IS TOO LATE CAMPAIGN"

2009

Soda Film

35mm - Turkey
Dir: Walkie&Talkie

TOPITOP CANDY

2009

Macuka

HD-Cam - Turkey
Dir: Kerem Altug

DOMINOS - "DUBLEX"

2009

Macuka

S16mm - Turkey
Dir: Kerem Altug

ISBANK - "HOME CREDIT"

2008

Anima

35mm - Turkey
Dir: Baris Ozbicer

KAYRA WINES

2008

Anima

35mm - Turkey
Dir: Turgut Akacik

NESCAFE - "XPRESS"

2008

Dinamo

35mm - Turkey
Dir: Uygar Kutlu

ANTALYA FILM FESTIVAL - "BALLOON"

2008

Ptt Films

35mm - Turkey
Dir: Kertan Basaran

IKSV - "MUSIC FESTIVAL"

2008

Anima

HDV - Turkey
Dir: Turgut Akacik

IKSV - "STUDENT CAMPAIGN"

2008

Film Unit

35mm - Turkey
Dir: Uygar Kutlu

ARCELIK - "LCD TV"

2008

Anima

35mm - Turkey
Dir: Ayse Unal

ALGIDA - "ICE CREAM ADVERTORIAL"

2008

Ayasli Productions

35mm - Turkey
Dir: Levent Ayasli

ALL MAGAZINE

2008

Anima

35mm - Turkey
Dir: Ayse Unal

GARANTI BANK - "PERSONAL CREDIT"

2007

Anima

35mm - Turkey
Dir: Turgut Akacik

GARANTI BANK - "I LOVE BONUS"

2007

Anima

Canon 5D - Turkey
Dir: Ayse Unal

FAVORI JEWELLERY

2007

Anima

HD-Cam - Turkey
Dir: Turgut Akacik

SPRITE - "BRUTAL REALITIES"

2007

Dinamo

HD-Cam - Turkey
Dir: Uygar Kutlu

YUVA YEAST

2007

Anima

35mm - Turkey
Dir: Turgut Akacik

TURKISH FAMILY HEALTH AND PLANNING FOUNDATION

2007

Anima

HDV - Turkey
Dir: Serkan Tunc

Documentaries

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THE JOURNEY OF WATER

2008

Recycle Films

HD - Turkey
Dir: Tan Tuncag

Film

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YOZGAT BLUES

2012

Arden Film

Dir: Mahmut Fazil Coskun
Prod: Halil Kardas

GANDHI OF THE MONTH

2011

Sanjay Singh Films

35mm- India.
Dir: Kranti Kanade, Prod: Sanjay Singh

DO NOT FORGET ME

2011

Asi Film

Red MX - Turkey
Dir: Omar Shargawi

COGUNLUK (MAJORITY)

2010

Yeni Sinemacilar

35mm - Turkey
Dir: Seren Yuce
Prod: Onder Cakar, Sevil Demirci

BAL (HONEY)

2010

Kaplan Film / Heimat Film

35mm - Turkey
Dir/prod: Semih Kaplanoglu

IYI SENELER LONDRA (HAPPY NEW YEAR LONDON)

2007

Krek Films / ZZ Productions

HD-Cam - Turkey / UK
Dir: Berkun Oya
Prod: Tania Meneguzzi

YAZI TURA (TOSS UP)

2004

Mahayana Films / Cinegram

DV Cam - Turkey / Greece
Dir: Ugur Yücel
Prod: Ugur Yücel, Hakki Göçeoglu, Defne Kayalar, Despina Mouzaki, Haris Padouvas

Promos

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DUMAN - "YUREK"

2013

Olmadi Kacariz

Music Video - Arri Alexa - Turkey
Dir. Berkun Oya

YASEMIN MORI - "DELI BANDO"

2013

Autonomy

Music Video - Arri Alexa - Turkey
Dir. Faith Kizilgok

LITYUM - "HATUN"

2008

Recycle Films

Music video - HD-Cam - Turkey
Dir: Tan Tuncag

MIRA - "SON MELODI"

2008

Recycle Films

Music video - Phantom - Turkey
Dir: Tan Tuncag & Baris Ozbicer

RASHIT - "HARD TIMES"

2007

Recycle Films

Music video - HD-Cam - Turkey
Dir: Ayse Unal

MURAT UNCUOGLU - "RUSH DRIVE"

2000

Kare Films

Music video - DV CAM - Turkey
Dir: Kerem Altug

Short Films

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UNUTMA (FORGET ME NOT)

2009

Recycle Films

35mm - Turkey
Dir: Pelin Aytemiz
Prod: Pelin Aytemiz, Baris Ozbicer, Baris Ulus

GERI DONUSUM GUNLUGU (RECYCLE DIARY)

2008

1000 Volt / Efe Films / Recycle Films

S16mm - Turkey
Dir: Efe Conker
Prod: Eda Arikan

PULPA

2005

Anima

S16mm - Turkey
Dir: Ayse Unal

SAFAA

2001

Misr International

DV Cam - UK / Egypt
Dir: Salwa Baarma

THE SPIRITUAL QUEST

2000

LFS

16mm - UK
Dir: Tobia Sempi

PURSUIT

2000

LFS

16mm - UK
Dir: Cassie Destino

ISTANBUL - NEW YORK

1999

Kare Films

S16mm - Turkey / USA
Dir: Kerem Altug

AT THREE O'CLOCK IN THE MORNING

1998

Kare Films

S16mm - Turkey
Dir: Kerem Altug

Television

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AMBASSADORS

2013

That Mitchell and Webb Co. Ltd / Big Talk

2nd Unit Photography, Turkey
Dir: Jeremy Webb
Prod: Chris Carey, Pat Lees