Instructor Alparslan Ozkardes; visual communication designer, director and academician. He completed undergraduate education at Doğuş University, Visual Communication Design Department, with honors. Later, he completed his master's degree in cinema at Istanbul University and still continues his doctorate education in the same field at Istanbul University. He also conducts own independent film and video art works. Some of the short films directed by Özkardeş, who is a member of the Short Film Directors Association, were screened at national and international festivals and received awards. He also served as a jury member at the Izmit International Short Film Festival and the National Topkapi Student Short Film Festival. Özkardeş, who has been an academician since 2020, continues his academic studies and lectures at Istinye University Computer Aided Design and Animation Program.
Research Areas: Animation Cinema, Augmented & Virtual Reality Applications, Fiction in Cinema, Ecocriticism, New Media