Kemal Yildirim

Award Winning Filmmaker

Friday, July 1, 2011


Film Review by Chip Parton, Sins of Cinema:

“I’ve seen probably close to 50 films like this, and this one can hold it’s own in the pack…”, “…It looks like a transmission from Videodrome, and the violent feelings it emits does nothing but strengthen that association. 8/10.” To read more click here.

About fLicker

Kemal Yildirim’s first experimental award winning art film explores themes of voyeurism inner conflict and freedom of expression.

Featuring actress Helen Clifford and told in the style of an Andy Warhol film with elements of German Expressionism.

A girl’s journey through her own demons that conflict with her own dreams. Using rear projection to illicit her thoughts and mixing formats of 16mm and Mini Dv.

Screened at Cinematopia @ Life: Lancashire International Film Festival on Sunday 23rd May 2010.

Screened at Eat My Shorts run by The Gate Films, production company of the year 2007/2008/2009 (The Drum Magazine). (17/06/09).

Screened at The Picturedrome Northampton courtesy of The Film Lab displaying local films, art and photography (04/06/09).

BBC Radio Northampton interviews director Kemal Yildirim on ‘fLicker’ and what it means to him, filmmaking in the local community, the importance of festivals/screenings and also about his current feature project ‘Rose’ in development (01/06/09).

Awarded Best Experimental Short Film 2009 at End of The Pier International Film Festival (2nd May 2009).

Screened at End of The Pier International Film Festival (30/05/09).

Kemal Yildirim was awarded Best Experimental Short Film for ‘fLicker‘ at the The End of the Pier International Film Festival Awards ceremony held at The Ritz at the Connaught Theatre, Worthing.

“I am so surprised I really did not expect this. I would like to thank Helen Clifford the actress who starred in the film. Thank you”.

The awards ceremony was followed by the after party at the Burlington hotel at the seafront. “I had a fantastic week here at the festival in Worthing, having met some crazy filmmakers like myself in such a great place. Festival directors Bryan Gartside and Roz Anderson did a great job so I thank them and the team for recognising my work.” Kemal Yildirim.

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