Tanju Ozdemir


Tanju Ozdemir is a Turkish filmmaker who writes and directs films that study complexities of human relationships, dreams, memories and contemporary experiences of life.  

Tanju received his M.F.A in Film and Media Art from Emerson College (USA) in 2017. He teaches film and video production courses as an assistant professor at University of Connecticut. He actively continues writing, directing and producing his films.  

His short film “Alexander at the End of the World” is premiered at 42nd Montreal World Film Festival’s World Competition-Short Films section after being shortlisted at Berlinale, Cannes Director’s Fortnight, Locarno and TIFF. It was selected to 50th Nashville Film Festival. His latest short film script “Intentions” is in development a LA-based production company to be produced in early 2021. 

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