Tolga Örnek

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Tolga Örnek (born 25 August 1972) is a Turkish film director, writer and producer who, in recognition of his 2005 documentary, Gallipoli, was awarded an honorary medal in the general division of the Order of Australia.[1][1]

He studied at the Robert College, and later at the Istanbul Technical University. Since his "Gallipoli" documentary he's moved into feature films, producing, directing and writing three feature films. He is the director of Losers' Club which is one of the highest grossing Turkish films ever produced.

Filmography[edit]

  • Atatürk (1998)
  • Kuruluştan Kurtuluşa Fenerbahçe (1999)
  • Topkapı Sarayı (1999)
  • Tanrıların Tahtı Nemrut Dağı (2000)
  • Çeliğin Kalbi Ereğli (2001)
  • Gallipoli (Gelibolu) (2005)
  • Hittites (2003)
  • Devrim Arabaları (2008)
  • Losers' Club (2011)
  • "Labyrinth" (2011)

References[edit]

  1. ^ THE ORDER: The National Magazine of The Order of Australia Association, "Turkish filmmaker honoured," No 19, Winter 2006, page 10. Last accessed: 19 February 2011. (PDF link)

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