Fes Turkish BBQ - Brand Film
FES Turkish BBQ is a perpetually booked, high-end restaurant located in Berlin, which is specialized in traditional Turkish appetizers called 'Meze' and the alcoholic drink 'Rakı'. They wanted to widen their audience, tell more about cuisine and culture.
Rakı and Meze are not only related to food culture but also a social gathering which reunites friends and family over the table. People share their food and their hearts during drinking Rakı. And we were asked to tell and visualize these concepts.
Since this traditional Turkish restaurant is in Berlin, we had to connect with German and global audience. A welcoming introduction to the culture is needed.
We based the story on a "dining is a social activity" premise and elaborated on the communicative part of drinking. We allocated a significant amount of screen time for the cultural annotations of the tradition. With the flexibility of animation, we were able to emphasize details and feelings around the table. We used references of cutleries, plates, tables, patterns, decoration and food from the restaurant to keep the visuals accurate.
Client: Fes Turkish BBQ, Berlin
Agency: Koff Animation
Executive Creative Director: Gokhan Okur
Script: Gokhan Okur
Producer: Tuğçe Varlıca
Animation Director: Alper Balkış
Art Director: Cem Demirpençe, Alican Toprak
Animation: Kerem Tarhan, Alican Toprak, Alper Balkış
Cel Animation: Cem Demirpençe
Compositing: Alper Balkış
Clean Up & In Between: Ege Satırcı
Sound Design & Mix: Burak Çambel