Jury

Ayse Altinok

Film Director

Biscuit Filmworks

LOS ANGELES, USA // Ayse Altinok is a Film Director currently based in Los Angeles where she creates film and commercial content.

Over the last decade Ayse has been recognized internationally including winning a Cannes Film Festival “A La Flip” Award, a Van Gogh Award, a One Show Award, Gold Clio, an Epica, an Art Director’s Club Award, an AICP and an Andy Award. 

In 2009, Ayse’s first short film, “Hortum” was officially selected by Film Festivals such as The Cannes Film Festival Short Film Corner, Melbourne International Film Festival, Miami International FF, San Francisco International Festival of Short Films, Arizona Underground FF, Branchage Festival, Rome International FF, Amsterdam Film Festival (Special Jury Prize for Best Drama) and Raindance FF.

The following year, Ayse's second film “The Particulars” was also selected to screen at Cannes and won The Best Drama and The Best Actor at the Oregon Independent Film Festival. As a senior creative for 10 years in advertising, her diverse roster of clients features Nike, Coca-Cola, Levi’s, Escada, Electronic Arts, P&G, Anne Frank Museum and many more. 

In 2014 Ayse has directed a short film called "A day at the mall reminds me of America" this piece was exhibited at the Hammer Museum, Walker Art Center and Figge Art Museum. 

Ayse is currently working on more projects including a feature film and more TV commercials.