Based in Istanbul, Turkey
August 25, 1983
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chkkll (/ËtÊÊk(É)l/) is an individual working on film, animation, comics, music and games.
chkkll (Cagil Bektas, BFA Sculpture) produced work on several different mediums through years. Created comics, 2D/3D animations, interactive applications, worked commercially as post-production supervisor, storyboard artist, animator, illustrator. Formed a VFX post production company with several colleagues called "Marifet" in 2004. Supervised and produced work for feature films, TV series, commercials, ad campaings etc. Also gives lectures on a regular basis at Bilgi University, Faculty of Communication, Department of Film on subjects as Post-Production VFX and Storyboarding.
Despite burning away his childhood with an Amiga 500, in his teenage years, learned a little pascal and basic and written himself a few text-adventures. Then moved onto Flash and actionscript, coded platformer prototypes which were all about a running guy and a background, inspired mostly by the likes of Another World and Prince of Persia. With Blitz3D and then DX Studio he started creating 3D environments, for characters to explore. Published his first commercial game product (Cille the Game) with Unity after making couple of small browser based games. Being equipped with multidisciplinary tools, anxious to explore the realms of interactive storytelling, creating worlds which he and others would be happy (or thrilled) living in...
Vektor : "The Courier" Trailer YouTube
Cille the Game Trailer YouTube
Storyboard Reel YouTube
Marifet Reel YouTube
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Awards & Recognition
- "Bitek-O, Honorable Mention" - Biosys, Personal Website, 2000
- "Istanbul Animation Festival, Honorable Mention" - Ti42, Short Film, 2004
- "Ritmix Creative Project, 1st. Prize in Animation" - 2D Animated Commercial, 2006
- "CGAsia Competition, Honorable Mention." - "Etnik Sentetik - Ajan", Music Video, 2007
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