MURAT SAYGINER
Photography Digital Art Pop Culture Animals
  • Young Atlas (2019)
  • Dig Me Up (2019)
  • 61 (2018)
  • Delusion (2018)
  • Exhausted (2018)
  • Self Portrait (2016)
  • Dear Aqua (2016)
  • Chez Kaan (2015)
  • Elis (2014)
  • Forlorn (2014)
  • Akbal (2011)
  • The Portal (2010)
  • A Crying Child (2009)
  • Professionals (2009)
  • Flame (2009)
  • Upshift (2008)
  • Disco (2008)
  • Backdoor (2008)
  • Time to Unpack (2008)
  • An Angel Brought Me Cigarettes (2008)
  • Things Went Wrong (2008)
  • Art Needs No Words (2008)
  • The 12th Floor (2008)
  • Melodic Memory (2008)
  • Natura (2008)
  • Impatient Decisions (2008)
  • Snow White (2008)
  • Never Bought Her Flowers (2008)
  • Hazardous (2008)
  • A Fairy In My Kitchen (2008)
  • Unique Technique (2008)
  • Privacy With Creaks (2007)
  • Remorse (2007)
  • Soul Path (2007)
  • Sad Melody (2007)
  • Provocateur (2007)
  • Saloon (2007)
  • Nightmarish (2007)
  • Evolution (2007)
  • Absolution (2007)
  • Allergy (2007)
  • Boom (2007)
  • Culpable (2007)
  • Heart Attack (2007)
  • Missed Calls (2007)
  • Innocent Nightmare (2007)
  • Serenity (2007)
  • Drops (2007)
  • Truth Hurts (2007)
  • Born Electric (2020)
  • Say That You Love Me (2020)
  • The Reflection of Stars (2020)
  • The Wave Function (2020)
  • Highway (2020)
  • Sleeping Bees (2020)
  • The Dualism of Pisces (2020)
  • Ethereal (2020)
  • My Plug In Baby (2020)
  • Familiar Strangers (2020)
  • No Time to Die (2020)
  • A Portrait Made From Bullets (2020)
  • Echoes of Synchronicity (2020)
  • Ganymede (2020)
  • Sweet Modesty (2020)
  • The End of Philosophy (2020)
  • From Strings to Wings (2019)
  • The Safe Zone - Alien (2019)
  • Credit Card (2019)
  • In God We Trust (2019)
  • Exile (2019)
  • Strawberry Glass (2019)
  • Ghost Fields (2019)
  • A Portrait of Art (2019)
  • The Gaze of Fire (2019)
  • The Safe Zone (2019)
  • Boomerang (2018)
  • Golden Age (2018)
  • Ruled by Neptune (2018)
  • Reaper (2017)
  • Dust (2017)
  • Kaleidoscope (2017)
  • Purple Dreams (2017)
  • The Desert (2016)
  • The Transmission (2016)
  • Extremes (2015)
  • Legacy (2015)
  • Zodiac - Evolution (2014)
  • Volans (2014)
  • Ratio (2013)
  • The Refractive Map of a Flying Fish (2010)
  • Eyes Against Gravity (2019)
  • Skin Care (2019)
  • Ideas Are Bulletproof (2019)
  • A Puppet Who Can See the Strings (2019)
  • An Ordinary Pair of Glasses (2019)
  • We Wants It (2019)
  • Astral Speed (2019)
  • Strength and Beauty (2019)
  • Bloodthirst (2019)
  • Breath Freshener (2019)
  • Appetite for Destruction (2019)
  • Lucky You (2019)
  • Wicked and yet Charming (2019)
  • It's Not About Money (2019)
  • The Fabric of Nightmares (2019)
  • Hell From Above (2019)
  • Knock Knock (2019)
  • No Word is Safe Enough (2019)
  • The Aperture of the Soul (2019)
  • Go Fuck Yourself (2019)
  • Road Rage (2019)
  • Love Me Tinder (2019)
  • From a Cosmic Beach (2019)
  • That Easy (2019)
  • The White Border (2019)
  • Potential Rapper (2019)
  • Agility (2019)
  • Mood Swings (2019)
  • Science and Magic (2019)
  • Your Foresight is Our Destiny (2019)
  • Happy Meal (2019)
  • Stranger (2019)
  • The Interdimensional Web (2019)
  • Now We're Talking (2019)
  • Sweet Lord (2019)
  • Star Bucks (2019)
  • The Phantom Menace (2019)
  • His Job It Is (2019)
  • Air Pollution (2019)
  • Animals (2015)
  • Animals - Fish (2015)
  • Animals - Ram (2015)
  • Animals - Cheetah (2015)
  • Animals - Kangaroo (2015)
  • Animals - Parrot (2015)
  • Animals - Orangutan (2015)
  • Animals - Camel (2015)
  • Animals - Ladybug (2015)
  • Animals - Goldfish (2015)
  • Animals - Donkey (2015)
  • Animals - Panda (2015)
  • Animals - Sheep (2015)
  • Animals - Chimpanzee (2015)
  • Animals - Penguin (2015)
  • Animals - Deer (2015)
  • Animals - Vulture (2015)
  • Animals - Rabbit (2015)
  • Animals - Mandrill (2015)
  • Animals - Scorpion (2015)
  • Animals - Butterfly (2015)
  • Animals - Chameleon (2015)
  • Animals - Rat (2015)
  • Animals - Spider (2015)
  • Animals - Fox (2015)
  • Animals - Owl (2015)
  • Animals - Eagle (2015)
  • Animals - Lion (2015)
  • Animals - Clownfish (2015)
  • Animals - Cricket (2015)
  • Animals - Rooster (2015)
  • Animals - Giraffe (2015)
  • Animals - Crocodile (2015)
  • Animals - Crab (2015)
  • Animals - Bat (2015)
  • Animals - White Tiger (2015)
  • Animals - Goat (2015)
  • Animals - Seahorse (2015)
  • Animals - Bee (2015)
  • Animals - Cattle (2015)
  • Animals - Flamingo (2015)
  • Animals - Gorilla (2015)
  • Animals - Crow (2015)
  • Animals - Snail (2015)
  • Animals - Seagull (2015)
  • Animals - Elephant (2015)
  • Animals - Raccoon (2015)
  • Animals - Snake (2015)
  • Animals - Horse (2015)
  • Animals - Ostrich (2015)
  • Animals - Shark (2015)
  • Animals - Peafowl (2015)
  • Animals - Polar Bear (2015)
  • Animals - Tortoise (2015)
  • Animals - Hedgehog (2015)
  • Animals - Bull (2015)
  • Animals - Zebra (2015)
  • Animals - Dove (2015)
  • Animals - Pig (2015)
  • Animals - Mole (2015)
  • Animals - Wolf (2015)
  • Animals - Octopus (2015)
  • Animals - Dung Beetle (2015)
  • Animals - Hen (2015)
  • Animals - Stork (2015)
  • Animals - Mosquito (2015)
  • Animals - Frog (2015)
  • Animals - Turkey (2015)
  • Animals - Squirrel (2015)
  • Animals - Toucan (2015)
  • Animals - Humpback Whale (2015)
  • Animals - Flying Fish (2015)
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MURAT SAYGINER

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Murat Saygıner is a self-taught artist who works in the fields of photography and digital art, and is also known as a filmmaker and composer.


Born in Prague in 1989, Murat Saygıner got involved with photography and digital art in 2007 and won several international awards. In 2008 his works were selected for "IPA Best of Show" exhibition in New York. In 2010 he was awarded Emerging Talent of the Year in "The Photography Gala Awards".

He has written, directed and produced several animated short films since 2013 which were screened in over 200 film festivals including Academy Award Qualifying Festivals such as "Animest" and "AIFVF". 6 of his films were also Staff Picked on Vimeo. In 2019 he assembled 10 of his short films under the title of "The Flying Fish" which had various reviews by film critics.

Besides his career in visual arts, Saygıner also composes music.

He is currently living and working as a freelancer in Ankara, Turkey.

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Murat Saygıner is available for hire as a freelance digital artist, photographer, creative retoucher, colorist, designer, motion designer, film & music video director, editor and music composer.


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All motion graphics are available in 4k without any watermarks exclusively on Patreon for both personal and commercial use.

Prints
Fine art prints, limited to 13, are numbered, signed and handled by Murat Saygıner. They are mounted and framed to meet individual requirements and come supplied with a signed Certificate of Authenticity.

Open editions are handled and distributed by inprnt.com.

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2018 - "FILE 2018 - Electronic Language International Festival"

Fiesp Cultural Center, São Paulo, Brazil


2017 - "Celebration of the Arts – Art in Motion"

Fort Worth, Texas, United States


2015 - "Colors of Life - Young Men with Big Dreams"

Capital One Corporate Gallery, Richmond, Virginia, United States


2014 - "Exposition Focus"

Gallery of Art, Fier, Albania


2014 - "Colors of Life - Young Men with Big Dreams"

Pepco Edison Gallery, Washington DC, United States


2012 - "6th Arte Laguna Prize Finalist Artists Exhibition"

Palazzo Correr, Romanian Cultural Institute, Venice, Italy


2012 - "Worldwide Photography Biennial Exhibition"

The Borges Cultural Center, Buenos Aires, Argentina


2011 - "PreFoto"

Cultural Center "Abdullah Krashnica", Preševo, Serbia


2011 - "Exposition Focus"

Gallery of Art, Fier, Albania


2011 - "Colors of Life - A Dream in Color"

Art Works, The Jane Sandelin Gallery, Richmond, Virginia, United States


2011 - "Colors of Life - A Dream in Color"

Capital One Corporate Gallery, Richmond, Virginia, United States


2010 - "Colors of Life - A Dream in Color"

Embassy of Guatemala, Washington DC, United States


2008 - "IPA Best of Show"

Splashlight Studios, SOHO Gallery, New York, United States


First Hermetic International Film Festival 2020, Veneto, Italy


Athens Digital Arts Festival 2020, Athens, Greece


Open World Animation Festival 2020, Allentown, PA, United States


Internatinal Animation Film Festival Golden Kuker 2020, Sofia, Bulgaria


ALC Video Art Festival 2020, Alicante, Spain


Neum Animated Film Festival 2020, Neum, Bosnia and Herzegovina


16th Akbank Short Film Festival 2020, İstanbul, Turkey


Alchemy Film and Moving Image Festival 2020, Hawick, United Kingdom


15th Athens ANIMFEST 2020, Athens, Greece


Festival Internazionale Segni Della Notte 2019, Urbino, Italy


7th Canlandıranlar Film Festival 2019, Istanbul, Turkey


15th Festival Transterritorial de Cine Underground 2019, Buenos Aires, Argentina


Animation Marathon 2019, Athens, Greece


Festival International Signes de Nuit 2019, Paris, France


Animest International Animation Film Festival 2019, Bucharest, Romania


International Microm Film Festival 2019, Athens, Greece


Tuzla Film Festival 2019, Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina


North Bellarine Film Festival 2019, Victoria, Australia


Unseen Festival 2019, Denver, CO, United States


Open World Animation Festival 2019, Allentown, PA, United States


Overmountain Animation Festival 2019, Johnson City, TN, United States


10th Kinolikbez 2019, Saint-Petersburg, Russia


31st Society for Animation Studies Conference 2019, Lisbon, Portugal


The Katalyst Film Event 2019, London, United Kingdom


International Fine Arts Students Congress 2019, Istanbul, Turkey


13th River Film Festival 2019, Padova, Italy


LTUE Film Festival 2019, Provo, United States


3rd Chaniartoon 2019, Chania, Greece


29th Istanbul International Short Film Festival 2018, Istanbul, Turkey


6th Canlandıranlar Film Festival 2018, Istanbul, Turkey


Lucid Dream Fantastic Film Festival 2018, Toscana, Italy


Melrose Film Festival 2018, Orlando, United States


Punto y Raya Festival 2018, Wroclaw, Poland


Tripoteca Psychedelic Film Festival 2018, Worldwide


ANNY Animation Nights 2018, New York, United States


Shenandoah Seasonal Film Series 2018, Strasburg, VA, United States


North Bellarine Film Festival 2018, Victoria, Australia


VIFF Vienna Independent Film Festival 2018, Vienna, Austria


Mexico International Film Festival 2018, Baja, Mexico


Der Phantastische Trashfilm 2018, Kassel, Germany


The Quarantine Film Festival 2018, Varna, Bulgaria


Philadelphia Independent Film Festival 2018, Philadelphia, United States


The Mosaic Film Festival 2018, Clarkston, United States


Athens International Film and Video Festival 2018, Athens, United States


Ecozine Film Festival 2018, Zaragoza, Spain


Boomtown Film and Music Festival 2018, Beaumont, United States


ANNY Animation Nights 2018, New York, United States


Athens Animfest 2018, Athens, Greece


Tallahassee Film Festival 2018, Tallahassee, United States


The Wayward Festival 2018, Los Angeles, United States


Trenton Film Festival 2018, Trenton, United States


Fargo Film Festival 2018, Fargo, United States


Artfools Video Festival 2018, Larissa, Greece


Ouchy Film Awards 2018, Lausanne, Switzerland


1st Chania Cartoon & Animation Festival 2017, Chania, Greece


Fantastic Planet: Sydney Sci-Fi and Fantasy Film Festival 2017, Sydney, Australia


Fake Flesh Film Fest 2017, Kamloops, Canada


Animation Marathon 2017, Athens, Greece


CutOut Fest International Animation and Digital Art Festival 2017, Queretaro, Mexico


Berlin Sci-Fi Filmfest 2017, Berlin, Germany


Swedenborg Film Festival 2017, London, United Kingdom


ICARO Festival Internacional de Cine 2017, Guatemala City, Guatemala


Crystal Palace International Film Festival 2017, London, United Kingdom


Celtic Animation Film Competition 2017, Liverpool, United Kingdom


Planet 9 Film Festival 2017, Los Angeles, United States


Conway Film Festival 2017, Conway, United States


PSIAF Palm Springs International Animation Festival 2017, Palm Springs, United States


Multivision Festival 2017, Saint-Petersburg, Russia


Fest Anca International Animation Festival 2017, Bratislava, Slovakia


Tri-Cities International Film Festival 2017, Washington, United States


3rd Marmaris International Short Film Festival 2017, Marmaris, Turkey


Cut it Short Film Festival 2017, Istanbul, Turkey


BlackBox Shortfilm Festival 2017, Aarau, Switzerland


Roselle Park Shorts Film Festival 2017, New Jersey, United States


Fargo Fantastic Film Festival 2017, Fargo, United States


Largo Film Awards 2017, Switzerland


Atlanta Underground Film Festival 2017, Atlanta, United States


FilmQuest 2017, Provo, United States


Montreal International Animation Film Festival - ANIMAZE 2017, Montreal, Canada


My Film Festival 2017, Toronto, Canada


Short to the Point 2017, Bucharest, Romania


Seattle Transmedia & Independent Film Festival 2017, Seattle, United States


Short Film Breaks 2017, Bucharest, Romania


Tulsa Overground Film Festival 2017, Tulsa, United States


Athens Animfest 2017, Athens, Greece


Open World Animation Festival 2017, Allentown, PA, United States


ATF Animated Film Festival 2017, Tehran, Iran


Chhatrapati Shivaji International Film Festival 2016, Pune, India


5th Hak-İş International Short Film Festival 2016, Ankara, Turkey


47th Kraf International Short Film Festival 2016, Rijeka, Croatia


17th International Izmir Short Film Festival 2016, Izmir, Turkey


Dracula Film Festival 2016, Brasov, Romania


Cut it Short Film Festival 2016, Istanbul, Turkey


Nightpiece Film Festival 2016, Edinburgh, United Kingdom


Medway Visions Film Festival 2016, Kent, United Kingdom


Hackney Attic Film Festival 2016, London, United Kingdom


Cartoon Club 2016, Rimini, Italy


Karakoy Short Film Days 2016, Istanbul, Turkey


39th Elche International Independent Film Festival 2016, Elche, Spain


Cavo Fest 2016, Trani, Italy


Rabbitfest 2016, Perugia, Italy


Love Horror Short Film Festival 2016, California, United States


Heartearth Festival 2016, Berlin, Germany


Comicpalooza Film Festival 2016, Texas, United States


The Quarantine Film Festival 2016, Varna, Bulgaria


Backup Festival 2016, Weimar, Germany


Bloody Week-end Film Festival 2016, Franche-Comté, France


Transmission Video Art Festival 2016, Karlsruhe, Germany - Athens, Greece


AniFest 2016, Connecticut, United States


International Second Hand Film Festival 2016, Ankara, Turkey


Chippewa Valley Film Festival 2016, Wisconsin, United States


Ouarzazate International Film Festival 2016, Morocco, Africa


Drunken Zombie Film Festival 2016, Illinois, United States


Third Culture Film Festival 2016, Hong Kong, China


NukhuFest 2016, New York, United States


Chennai International Short Film Festival 2016, Chennai, India


Goldensun Short Film Festival 2015, Malta


Anilogue International Animation Festival 2015, Budapest, Hungary


I.N.S.A.N.E Animation Film Festival 2015, Malmo, Sweden


Davis International Film Festival 2015, California, United States


Visionaria Film Festival 2015, Siena, Italy


Multivision Festival 2015, Saint-Petersburg, Russia


Nottingham International Microfilm Festival 2015, Nottingham, England


Festival Film Front 2015, Novi Sad, Serbia


Vasteras Film Festival 2015, Vasteras, Sweden


FilmOneFest 2015, New Jersey, United States


Pause Festival 2015, Melbourne, Australia


Tripoteca Psychedelic Film Festival 2015, Worldwide


File Anima+ 2014, Sao Paulo, Brazil


2018 Mexico International Film Festival, Mexico

Winner of the Golden Palm award in Animation Competition


2017 Open World Animation Festival, USA

Winner of the award for Best Experimental Film


2017 ATF Animated Film Festival, Iran

Appreciated Film in Experimental and Newmedia Section


2016 5th Hak-İş International Short Film Festival, Turkey

Winner of the award for Best Original Score


2015 Davis International Film Festival, USA

Winner of the award for Best Animation


2011 PreFoto International Photography Competition, Serbia

Winner of the 1st prize


2011 Fokus International Competition of Artistic Photography, Albania

Winner of the 3rd prize


2010 The Photography Gala Awards, Pollux Awards, UK

Emerging Talent of the Year


2010 PX3 Prix de la Photographie Paris, France

1st prize - Portraiture - Personality


2010 Trierenberg Super Circuit, Austria

Goldmedal - Special Themes - The Magic of Colours


2009 International Photography Awards, Lucie Foundation, USA

3rd prize - Editorial - Personality | 3rd prize - Fine Art - Collage


2009 PX3 Prix de la Photographie Paris, France

1st prize - Advertising - Music | 3rd prize - Fine Art - Digitally Enhanced


2009 Trierenberg Super Circuit, Austria

Goldmedal - Special Themes - Painted With Light


2008 International Photography Awards, Lucie Foundation, USA

1st prize - Editorial - Personality | 1st prize - Advertising - Music
3rd prize - Advertising - Other | 3rd prize - Special - Digitally Enhanced


Feel free to contact me if you have reviewed any of my films so that I can add it to this page.


FAMILIAR STRANGERS

IMDb

''...seeing approximately 250 idyllic looking people smile at you is a nice feeling.'' by Andrew Wickliffe


''...one of the most weird concepts that I have ever seen.'' by Brian MacNamara


''...Sayginer mixes classicism with new tech effectively and evocatively.'' by Jeffery Berg


''Not only is that rare but beautiful to watch.'' by Arth Joshi



THE FLYING FISH

IMDb

''...It is one part mystery, one part enlightenment, and entirely a trippy work of art.'' by Andrea Riley


''...Saygıner's sublime, highly mysterious or rather, mystical fantasy pierces one's soul and gradually melts...'' by Nikola Gocic


''...his world is balanced by focusing on the other side of the realm.'' by Arth Joshi


''...themes of good and evil, the balance of nature, the path to enlightenment and even a nod to the digital...'' by Rick Swift


''...meant to be symbolic of everything that we as human beings have experienced in our world...'' by Bede Jermyn


''An ode to the endless possibilities of animation.'' by Zoe Crombie


''...It's both mesmerizing and thought-provoking at the same time.'' by Jed Chua


''...it’s like if early nineties POV-Ray renders looked real, it’s… It’s often breathtaking.'' by Andrew Wickliffe


''...I am glad I got to go on this new journey and get out of my comfort zone to see something completely new.'' by Robyn Gray


''...there will be people out there enjoying this with or without mind-altering substances for years to come.'' by Brian MacNamara


''...a dazzling achievement of music and visuals.'' by Jeffery Berg


''The Flying Fish deserves praise for the psychedelic journey it takes you on.'' by Christian Riffle


''Weird, trippy and sometimes scary modern art.'' by Mitchell Chapman


''...the film employs a logic to which we can only be spectators. Sit back and enjoy the ride.'' by Alchemy Film & Arts



PURPLE DREAMS

IMDb

''...peaceful intersection of deified reveries, remodeled myths, esoteric musings and spiritual meanderings.'' by Nikola Gocic


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