HIT ME BABY

Hatice is a 25 years old, below average boxer who is preparing for the national team trials. She tries to gain some weight to go to the trials in a heavier weight division. ​

2018 | 1.85:1 | Digital HD | 24fps | color | STEREO | Turkish w/ English Subtitles | 12'

Cast Joana Kohen, Gizem Taştan, Binnaz Ekren and Müfit Kayacan

Writer & Director Semih Gülen
Producers Ozan Yoleri, Yusuf Topçu
Director of Photography Yağız Yavru
Editors Semih Gülen
Sound Designer Müge İyidir
Sound Recordist Rüstem Öveç
Production Designer Ilgaz Yaraş
Colorist Asım Ertürk
Gaffer Metin Kaan Aman
Focus Puller Kerem Arıca
Second Assistant Camera Zeynep Seçil

SCREENINGS
2018 Istanbul Film Festival - Short Film Competition
2018 Istanbul Short Film Festival
2018 Filmreihe Tüpisch Türkisch
2019 Izmir International Short Film Festival

DIRECTOR'S BIOGRAPHY
 
Semih began his career working for Kaplan Film during his undergraduate studies. He worked as assistant director and or assistant editor in several TV documentaries and features. He previously worked for Semih Kaplanoğlu, Mahmut Fazıl Coşkun and Mehmet Can Mertoğlu. He is one of the producers of The Pillar of Salt (2018), which premiered in Berlinale Forum. His last short Hit Me Baby (2018) premiered at Istanbul Film Festival. Semih is currently developing his first feature Athlete