Giyotin Film
 ZIAZAN is a little Armenian girl at the age of four. Her uncle makes his living on the shuttle trade between Armenia and Turkey. Because of the closed border between the two countries, every time, he ends up having to go on a 36 hour route over Georgia. Each time he comes back from Turkey, he also brings his beloved niece little gifts. Among the gifts, Ziazan’s favorite is the chocolate cream in a tube. Aside from being Ziazan’s favorite, the chocolate cream attracts the attention of the kids from the neighborhood too.   Because of her love for the chocolate cream in a tube and to impress her friends; Ziazan makes a plan to go on a big adventure: She will sneak in her uncle’s suitcase, go to Turkey with him, buy tons of the chocolate cream and bring some back to the kids on the block. Will she be able go over the closed border and realize her adventure?     Genre: Short, Children’s Film     Directed and Written by: Derya Durmaz  Cast: Emmy Vardanyan, Armen Sargsyan   Produced by : Emine Yıldırım, Derya Durmaz,  Aram Khacatryan , Arevik Avanesyan   A Turkish and Armenian Production, Co-Producers: Giyıtin Film, Cubu Film and Illusion Films  Consulting Producer Avo John Kambourian     Music : Barış Diri  Editing : Theron Patterson     Festival and Awards:  2014  Diversity in Cannes Sidebar (Special Jury Award, Audience Award)  2014  Mo & Frieses Children’s Film Festival  Hamburg ( Friese Award)   2015  Seoul International Youth Film Festival  2015 CAT Festival Moscow (Special Jury Award)  2015 Boston Documentary & Short Film Competition(  Best Short Film Audience Award)  2015 Atıf Yılmaz Short Film Festival (Best Film Award)

Ziazan

 ZIAZAN is a little Armenian girl at the age of four. Her uncle makes his living on the shuttle trade between Armenia and Turkey. Because of the closed border between the two countries, every time, he ends up having to go on a 36 hour route over Georgia. Each time he comes back from Turkey, he also brings his beloved niece little gifts. Among the gifts, Ziazan’s favorite is the chocolate cream in a tube. Aside from being Ziazan’s favorite, the chocolate cream attracts the attention of the kids from the neighborhood too.   Because of her love for the chocolate cream in a tube and to impress her friends; Ziazan makes a plan to go on a big adventure: She will sneak in her uncle’s suitcase, go to Turkey with him, buy tons of the chocolate cream and bring some back to the kids on the block. Will she be able go over the closed border and realize her adventure?     Genre: Short, Children’s Film     Directed and Written by: Derya Durmaz  Cast: Emmy Vardanyan, Armen Sargsyan   Produced by : Emine Yıldırım, Derya Durmaz,  Aram Khacatryan , Arevik Avanesyan   A Turkish and Armenian Production, Co-Producers: Giyıtin Film, Cubu Film and Illusion Films  Consulting Producer Avo John Kambourian     Music : Barış Diri  Editing : Theron Patterson     Festival and Awards:  2014  Diversity in Cannes Sidebar (Special Jury Award, Audience Award)  2014  Mo & Frieses Children’s Film Festival  Hamburg ( Friese Award)   2015  Seoul International Youth Film Festival  2015 CAT Festival Moscow (Special Jury Award)  2015 Boston Documentary & Short Film Competition(  Best Short Film Audience Award)  2015 Atıf Yılmaz Short Film Festival (Best Film Award)

ZIAZAN is a little Armenian girl at the age of four. Her uncle makes his living on the shuttle trade between Armenia and Turkey. Because of the closed border between the two countries, every time, he ends up having to go on a 36 hour route over Georgia. Each time he comes back from Turkey, he also brings his beloved niece little gifts. Among the gifts, Ziazan’s favorite is the chocolate cream in a tube. Aside from being Ziazan’s favorite, the chocolate cream attracts the attention of the kids from the neighborhood too. 

Because of her love for the chocolate cream in a tube and to impress her friends; Ziazan makes a plan to go on a big adventure: She will sneak in her uncle’s suitcase, go to Turkey with him, buy tons of the chocolate cream and bring some back to the kids on the block. Will she be able go over the closed border and realize her adventure?

 

Genre: Short, Children’s Film

 

Directed and Written by: Derya Durmaz

Cast: Emmy Vardanyan, Armen Sargsyan 

Produced by : Emine Yıldırım, Derya Durmaz,  Aram Khacatryan , Arevik Avanesyan 

A Turkish and Armenian Production, Co-Producers: Giyıtin Film, Cubu Film and Illusion Films

Consulting Producer Avo John Kambourian

 

Music : Barış Diri

Editing : Theron Patterson

 

Festival and Awards:

2014  Diversity in Cannes Sidebar (Special Jury Award, Audience Award)

2014  Mo & Frieses Children’s Film Festival  Hamburg ( Friese Award) 

2015  Seoul International Youth Film Festival

2015 CAT Festival Moscow (Special Jury Award)

2015 Boston Documentary & Short Film Competition(  Best Short Film Audience Award)

2015 Atıf Yılmaz Short Film Festival (Best Film Award)

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