ANATOLIAN PANTHER In Development
Two zoologists who research extinct Anatolian Panther, go on a journey in Anatolia. The quest for the panther make them to question themselves and what they know. They find much more than the Panther.
Writer & Director Orçun Köksal
Producer Alara Hamamcıoğlu, Orçun Köksal (Varyant Film)
Republic of Turkey Ministry of Culture and Tourism | General Directorate of Cinema
2019 Sarajevo Film Festival | Cinelink Co-Production Platform
2019 Bosphorus Film Festival | Bosphorus Film Lab
2018 Malatya International Film Festival | Film Platform
Born in Izmir in 1978. He studied Fine Arts in Mimar Sinan University. From 2005 to 2010, he took part in Semih Kaplanoğlu’s Bal (2010) (awarded Golden Bear at Berlinale 2010), Süt (Venice Orizzonti 2008) and Yumurta (Cannes Quinzaine des Réalisateurs 2007) films as a co-scriptwriter. Köksal won numerous awards, including “Best Screenplay” at the 44th Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival, “Mahmut Tali Öngören Best Screenplay Award” and "Best Screenplay" at the 40th SİYAD (Turkish Film Critics' Association) for Yumurta. His first feature film project Anatolian Panther received production funding from the General Directorate of Cinema.