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Armağan Lale

Armağan is an Istanbul based producer, graduated from Yeditepe University, Faculty of Radio Tv and Cinema.

 

She has worked in news channels including CNN Turk for three years. And then she stepped into the film industry as production assistant at SINEFILM. She had worked with one of the prominent directors of contemporary Turkish cinema, Pelin Esmer and performed as assistant director & associate producer for four years. Meanwhile she also worked as the representative of international formats of CBS, Carsey Werner at the fifty year-old production company UMUT SANAT.

 

Armağan founded FILMADA in 2013 to support innovative young filmmakers. She has been working with Ceylan Özgün Özçelik since her debut film Kaygı / Inflame and the duo is currently working on the Cadı Üçlemesi / Witch Trilogy films.

 

Armağan has produced five award winning shorts and four award winning features

which have screened in Berlinale, SXSW, Sitges, Karlovy Vary, Ann Arbor,  Festival du Nouveau Cinéma, RIDM and DokuFest among many other international festivals.

 

Armağan has been giving lectures on “Indie Film Producing” at colleges and special events for the last couple of years. She has served as jury member for international and national festivals including North Bend Film Festival and Turkey’s largest documentary festival Documentarist.

 

She has served as jury member for international and national festivals Armağan became the Co-Director of Antalya Film Forum in 2022, she is also a member of DAE Documentary Association of Europe.

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Filmography

2023 Tamiri Mümkün  Feature Film - Concert 

Dir: Recep Yılmaz

Co - Producer

2023 Güneş / When the Sun Comes Out - Fiction Feature - Drama

Dir: Zeynep Güzel

Producer

(in development)

2022 Witch Trilogy 15+  Documentary Feature – Experimental

Dir: Ceylan Özgün Özçelik

Producer

2020 Ankebût - Documentary Short - Experimental

Dir: Ceylan Özgün Özçelik

Producer

2019 Uzun Zaman Önce / Long Time Ago - Fiction Feature - Thriller, Drama

Dir: Cihan Sağlam

Co-Producer

 

2019 Witch Trilogy 13+  Fiction Short - Horror, Drama

Dir: Ceylan Özgün Özçelik

Producer

 

2017 Taş/ The Stone - Fiction Feature - Drama

Dir: Orhan Eskiköy

Producer

 

2017 Kaygı / Inflame - Fiction Feature - Psychological thriller

Dir: Ceylan Özgün Özçelik

Co-Producer

 

2017 Sarı Sıcak / Yellow Heat - Fiction Feature - Drama

Dir: Fikret Reyhan

Line Producer

2016 Kılçık / Fishbone - Fiction Short - Drama

Dir: Kerem Ayan

Producer

2016 Cemil Şov / The Cemil Show - Fiction Short - Drama

Dir: Barış Sarhan

Producer

 

2014 Kumun Tadı/ Seaburners - Fiction Feature - Drama

Dir: Melisa Önel

Assistant Director

 

2014 Kar Korsanları/ Snow Pirates - Fiction Feature - Drama

Dir: Faruk Hacıhafızoğulları

Assistant Director

2013 Ağrı ve Dağ / Ağrı and the Mountain - Fiction Short - Drama

Dir: Hasan Serin

Producer

2012 Gözetleme Kulesi/ Watchtower - Fiction Feature - Drama

Dir: Pelin Esmer

Assistant Director & Associate Producer

 

2009 11’e 10 Kala/ 10 to 11 - Fiction Feature - Drama

Dir: Pelin Esmer

Festival Coordinator & Producer’s Assistant

Others

Poland’s Next Top Model / Discovery TVN - 2019 Production Service - Istanbul

End of Empire / Raindance Entertainment - 2018 Production Service - Istanbul

Nielegalni TV Serial / Canal+ Poland - 2018 Production Service - Istanbul

The Olive Route / ICTV Solferino - 2011 Line Producer - Turkey

Prochain arrêt: İstanbul / Arte France - 2009 Production asisstant - Istanbul

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