Director: Aybuke Yilmazer
Film: This is an experimental film based on the need to relieve oneself in the middle of the night. Backgrounds symbolize various liquids: places, objects, and activities that give the feeling of fluidity. Fluids transforming each other trigger the waking up that allows the great release.
Bio: Aybuke Yilmazer is a 2D animator using both traditional and modern methods. Her films are based on the visual and narrative satisfaction of the moving images.
Born in Turkey, Yilmazer grew up experiencing many branches of art such as painting, dance, music, and theater. Art became her way of communication and directed her interest in design. Yilmazer received her bachelor’s degree in graphic design at Bilkent University in Turkey to learn how to convey a message in the most effective way. During her education the limits of static design made her discover moving images. Currently, she is an animation master’s student at the Rochester Institute of Technology.