Kaan Atilla Taskin, born in 1988, Trabzon, Turkey. He graduated from Istanbul University, Radio, Cinema and Television Department in 2011. He took acting training at the Plato Film School by Ayla Algan.
And then, he worked as an assistant director of several films. He took ‘Film Directing Training' for 8 months in 2013 at Istanbul Cinema Center established within the body of Istanbul Design Center.
He shot his first short film, called 'Bilyali' in Trabzon with his family, and then he made other short films; 'Where is my teacher?' and “Cuckoo.”
His short films were shown at several festivals in Turkey and abroad. He completed his first feature-length film called “Beyond the Clouds” and short film called “The Sense” in 2017. He received several awards with his feature-length film, 'Beyond the Clouds' from the festivals in Turkey. Additionally his short film, “The Sense” also brought him many awards from the festivals arranged in foreign countries.
Finally, he completed his documentary film named “Self-Sacrificing Grandmothers Of Black Sea” in 2018 with the support of Turkish Republic, Ministry of Culture and Tourism.
Kaan Atilla Taşkın still has some theoretical and practical projects about cinema.
  • Director (4 Credits)
    BEYOND THE CLOUDS2017
    Feature
    The Sense2017
    Short
    Bilyali2016
    Short
    Cuckoo2016
    Short
  • Writer (4 Credits)
    BEYOND THE CLOUDS2017
    Feature
    The Sense2017
    Short
    Bilyali2016
    Short
    Cuckoo2016
    Short
  • Producer (3 Credits)
    The Sense2017
    Short
    Bilyali2016
    Short
    Cuckoo2016
    Short
  • Acting (1 Credit)
    Bilyali2016
    Short
Official selection
BEYOND THE CLOUDS
Cardiff International Film Festival
Cardiff
2017
Finalist
BEYOND THE CLOUDS
Barcelona Planet Film Festival
Barcelona
2017
Best Director
BEYOND THE CLOUDS
Eurasia International Monthly Film Festival
Moscow
2017
The Best promising actor & Best Music
BEYOND THE CLOUDS
1. Trabzon International Film Festival
Trabzon
2017
Finalist
BEYOND THE CLOUDS
6Th International Urban Film Festival
Tahran
2017
Special Jury Award
The Sense
Blue Danube Film Festival
Vienna
2017
Jury Special Mention
The Sense
ASFF, As Film Festival
Roma
2017
Finalist
The Sense
AFRICAN SMARTPHONE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (ASIFF 2017)
Roma
2017
Official selection
The Sense
Festival Internacional de Cine con Medios Alternativos FICMA
Mexico city
2017
Official selection
The Sense
Marano Ragazzi Spot Festival
Napoli
2017
Semi-Finalist
The Sense
Los Angeles CineFest
Los Angeles
2017
Official selection
The Sense
Cardiff International Film Festival
Cardiff
2017
Finalist
The Sense
Little México Film Festival
Chicago
2017
OFFICIAL SELECTION
The Sense
New York Short Film Tuesdays
New York
2017
Finalist
The Sense
Trabzon International Film Festival
Trabzon
2017
Finalist
The Sense
RoundGlass Samsara Environmental Film Festival
andhi Nagar, Adyar, Chennai
2017
Semi Finalist
The Sense
Les Films de la Toile
Saint Denis
2017
BEST SHORT SHORT (5 MIN OR LESS)
The Sense
Roma Cinema DOC
Roma
2017
Finalist
The Sense
Cine Club Sándwich
Puebla City
2017
College
Istanbul University
Sinema
20072011
Birth Date
October 10, 1988
Birth City
Turkey, Trabzon
Current City
İstanbul
Gender
Male
Married To
Yes
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