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Artist Collabs & Commissions

ya dancer! (2023)

8' - Creative Documentary

A dance artist befriends a group of elderly women and discovers the transformative power of social dance and movement in combating loneliness and isolation, while also confronting the difficult realities of aging and mortality.

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culture collective films (2022)

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Worked alongside the five artists in the Govanhill Baths Culture Collective team and created video portraits were part of her work.

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forest within (2020)

Movement Film '25

filming by Anna Dako & Bircan Birol

production In The Open - Outdoor Arts Theatre November 2020

movement: Laura Booth Shayne Lilith-Moon Sofia Kondylia

instrumentals: Magi Winmill-Hermann

production assistance: Diana Monteiro Toombs

on-site assistance and photography: Noemi Dako

artistic guidance and choreography: Anna Dako

location: Countesswells Forest, Aberdeen

location consultation: Forestry and Land Scotland

Premiere: Screen.Dance Festival - 2021

Watch the trailer here.

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thirteen north: connected (2023)

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Collaborated with the three composers to create short films in response to the themes explored through their music – generations, cultural exchange, and tradition. These films were played before each new piece was performed. 

director & editor Bircan Birol 
cinematographer Kasparas Vidunas
sound mix Roderich Buchanan Dunlop

commissioner: Creative Scotland &

European Union Youth Orchestra’s Café Bauhaus initiative

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love the sinner (2021)

Multimedia Performance Film, 7'

written and performed by Imogen Stirling

 filmed, designed, and edited by Bircan Birol​​

music: Sarah Carton

music master: Caleb Azumah Nelson

​from the stage show and print collection

Love the Sinner

​commissioner: Vanishing Point

Watch the excerpt here.

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recording dvorak concerto (2019)

Docu-Performance Film '5

filmed and edited by Bircan Birol

 collabration with Nadège Rochat and RSNO​

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