Best Short Film Audience Award
Boston Turkish Festival's 16th Annual Documentary & Short Film Competition (2021)

The School Bus - Servis


Cast: Ezgi Ay, Muttalip Müjdeci

Short / 2019 / 14 min. / with English subtitles

A newly appointed female teacher in a village school in Anatolia decides to drive the school bus but there is a slight problem!

Selected Festivals and Awards:

  • Boston Turkish Festival's 16th Annual Documentary and Short Film Competition, USA (2021): Best Short Film Audience Award
  • Adana International Golden Boll Film Festival, Turkey (2019): Best Fiction Short Film
  • Arte Mare Mediterranean Film Festival, France (2019): Best Short Film
  • International Film Festival of Larissa, Greece (2020): Second Prize
  • Ennesimo Film Festival, Italy (2020): Artemisia Prize
  • Vancouver Turkish Film Festival, Canada (2019): Audience Choice Award
  • Balkan Film Food Festival, Albania (2020); Best Balkan Spirit Award
  • ROFIFE International Short Film Festival, Turkey (2020): Best Film
  • İFSAK Short Film Competition, Turkey (2020): Second Prize
  • Diyarbakır International Short Film Festival, Turkey (2021): Best Actress
  • Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival / International Competition, France (2020)
  • Odense International Film Festival, Denmark (2020)
  • Black Nights Film Festival PÖFF / PÖFF Short Film Competition, Estonia (2020)
  • Leeds International Film Festival / Louis Le Prince International Short Film Competition, UK (2020)
  • Bogotá Short Film Festival / Connection Competition, Colombia (2020)
  • Indy Shorts International Film Festival, USA (2020)
  • Bengaluru International Short Film Festival, India (2020)
  • Palm Springs International Film Festival, USA (2021)


Ramazan Kılıç was born in 1993 in Ağrı. He received his undergraduate degree from İstanbul Şehir University with a major in cinema-television and secondary major in Turkish Literature. His first short film, Penaber, received first prize in the 29th Aydın Doğan Foundation Young Communicators Competition, and second prize in the Sabancı Foundation Short Film Competition. In addition, the film received many awards from national and international festivals. The School Bus is Kılıç’s fourth short film, who continues his career as a script writer and director.


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