Chairman of the jury
Can Saracoglu was born in 1974. Graduated from Mimar Sinan University Fine Arts Academy. He has directed more than 250 documentaries, tv programs and promotional films. He is the director who made most promotional films in Turkey. His documentaries on culture, tourism and sport won international awards all over the world. Can Saracoglu participated as a jury member of festivals in many countries around the World. He has been teaching students on documentary cinema. He prepared social responsibility campaigns about health of children. He has worked with Ministry of Culture and Tourism, Ministry of Youth and Sports, Ministry of Health and Promotion Fund of the Republic of Turkey. He is the President of Turkey Promotion Association and has his own production company called Tukan Film. Can Saracoglu is the President of İstanbul Tourism Film Festival.