The Wooden Court

A chess game, extending from the late 1800s, which consists of a relationship between two opposing forces, shapes the history of the world.

  • Oral Yalman
    Key Cast
  • Ergin Bilge
    Key Cast
  • Can Yalman
    Director
  • Emir Hancıoğlu
    Writer
  • Tolga Akçay
    Writer
  • Efe Gülboy
    Editor
  • Derin Ünver
    Cinematographer
  • Bora Yavrucuk
    Music Coordinator
  • Mark Mitrani
    Designer
  • Toprak Babacan
    Co-designer
  • Muhammed Aşula
    Writing Assistant
  • Fatma Yüksel
    Club Advisor
    My Religion
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Tahtadan Mahkeme
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Experimental, Short, Student
  • Runtime:
    5 minutes 27 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    May 18, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    111 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Turkey
  • Country of Filming:
    Turkey
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Black & White and Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    Yes
  • Alev School 9th High Schools Short Film Contest
    İstanbul
    Turkey
    June 3, 2017
    Turkish Premiere
    Best Film
  • Quindici19 International Short Film Festival(4th Edition)
    Rome
    Italy
    September 16, 2017
    Semi-Finalist
  • A Rebel Minded Festival

    United States
    Semi-Finalist
  • Camera Zizanio Film Festival
    Pyrgos
    Greece
    December 7, 2018
    Finalist
Director Biography - Can Yalman

Can Yalman is an amateur filmmaker who was born in 2000 in İstanbul. His interest towards films has started in his high school life and he has been putting work as an actor, a writer, a director, and an editor in the domains of film and theatre for 3 years at Uskudar American Academy where he currently is a 12th-grade student in. He is considering basing his career on film production, about which he is also planning to work on at university. Up to the present, he has been recognized and awarded from national and international short film contests and festivals for his two short films ''The Wooden Court''(2017) which he directed and ''On Life's Shore''(2018) which he wrote, directed, and edited.

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