BIO

Born in 1975 in İstanbul.
Lives in Berlin and İstanbul.

Graduated as Director of Photography
from German Film and Television Academy,
dffb, 2004

Speaks fluent English, German,
and Turkish (mother language)

 

 

Filmography

DUNKELSTADT

Mini Series 6 episodes, 6x45', 2020

Director: Asli Özge

Production: ZDF NEO, Zeitsprung Pictures Germany, AT-Production Belgium

A TALE OF THREE SISTERS

FEATURE FILM, 120', 2019

 69. Berlinale COMPETITION, 2019

>>>BEST FILM AWARD
38. ISTANBUL FILM FESTIVAL, 2019

>>>BEST DIRECTOR and ART CINEMA AWARD
SARAJEWO FILM FESTIVAL, 2019

Director: EMIN ALPER

Production: Liman FilmKomplizen FilmCirce FilmHorsefly

Worldsales: The Match Factory

 

MARIE BRAND und der Reiz der Gewalt

TV Movie, 90', 2018

Director: Nicole Weegman

Production: WARNER BROS.

 

BIER ROYAL

2 TV MOVIES, 2X90', 2017

Director: Christiane Balthasar
Production: Moovie - The Art of Entertainment | ZDF

ALL OF A SUDDEN / AUF EINMAL

FEATURE FILM, 112', 2016

>>>66. BERLINALE - PANORAMA SPECIAL
EUROPA CINEMAS LABEL - SPECIAL MENTION

>>>35. ISTANBUL FILM FESTIVAL
FIPRESCI International Award

DIRECTOR: ASLI ÖZGE
PRODUCTION: EEE Film Berlin, Haut et Court Paris, Topkapi Films Amsterdam

Worldsales: MEMENTO FILMS

TREIBJAGD / HUNT

TV Movie, 90', 2016

Director: PETER KEGLEVIC
Production: FILM27 WIEN

MORDKOMMISSION İSTANBUL

2 TV Movies, 2x90', 2015

DIRECTOR: MARC BRUMMUND
PRODUCTION: ZIEGLER FILM BERLIN

IRENES BROTHER

TV Movie, 90', 2015

DIRECTOR: PETER KEGLEVIC
PRODUCTION: FILM27, ORF/ZDF GERMAN AUSTRIAN CO-PRODUCTION

ST. REGIS HOTEL

IMAGE FILM, 2015

PRODUCTION: BRU PRODUCTIONS LONDON
DIRECTOR: JOHN MALKOVIC

AS FROM AFAR

ART VIDEO, 26', 2014

64. BERLINALE FORUM EXPANDED, 2014

DIRECTOR: DANI GAL

 

SOLO FLIGHT

TV Movie, 107', 2014

PRODUCTION: UFA FICTION, ZDF
DIRECTOR: CHRISTINE HARTMANN

THE STRANGER AND THE VILLAGE

TV Movie, 90', 2013

DIRECTOR: PETER KEGLEVIC
PRODUCTION: FILM27 PRODUCTIONS VIENNA, ZDF/ORF GERMAN AUSTRIAN CO-PRODUCTION

LIFELONG

FEATURE FILM, 105', 2013

>>>BEST CINEMATOGRAPHER AWARD
32. ISTANBUL FILM FESTIVAL

>>>BEST DIRECTOR AWARD
32. ISTANBUL FILM FESTIVAL

> 63. BERLINALE IN PANORAMA SPECIAL SECTION,
WORLD PREMIER, 2013
> 32. ISTANBUL FILM FESTIVAL 
BEST CINEMATOGRAPHER AND BEST DIRECTOR AWARD

> 15. FESTIVAL DEL CINEMA EUROPEO LECCE, 
BEST ACTRESS AND SPECIAL JURY PRIZE AWARD

DIRECTOR: ASLI ÖZGE
PRODUCTION: BULUT FILM ISTANBUL, RAZOR FILM BERLIN, KALIBER FILM ROTTERDAM, AUGUSTUS FILM AMSTERDAM, ARTE

 

ASHURA

Short Film, 24', 2012

>>>DAAD Award

63. Berlinale in Shorts Competition section, 2013

Director: Köken Ergun

VOICE OF MY FATHER

FEATURE FILM, 86', 2011

DIRECTOR: ORHAN ESKİKÖY, ZEYNEL DOĞAN
PRODUCTION: PERİŞAN FİLM, RIVA FILM

> GOLDEN BOLL BEST FILM AWARD
19. ADANA GOLDEN BOLL FILM FESTIVAL, 2012

HEADSHOTS

FEATURE FILM, 92', 2010

Rotterdam Film Festival Tiger Award Competition 2011

Munich Film Festival Competition 2011, Viennale 2010

DIRECTOR: LAWRENCE TOOLEY
PRODUCTION: Askimaskim FILM, The Post Republic, DFFB

 

SHADOWS AND FACES GÖLGELER VE SURETLER

Feature Film, 116', 2010

DIRECTOR: DERVİŞ ZAİM
PRODUCTION: Marathon Film Istanbul

ENVY / KISKANMAK

FEATURE FILM, 97', 2009

>>> Best Cinematography Award

17. International Adana Golden Boll Film Festival, 2010

Director: ZEKİ DEMİRKUBUZ
Production: YERLİ FİLM & MAVİ FİLM

 

 

MEN ON THE BRIDGE

FEATURE FILM, 87', 2009

>>> 16. Adana Golden Boll Film Festival, 2009, "Golden Boll Best Film" Award

>>> 28. International Istanbul Film Festival, 2009, "Golden Tulip Best Film" Award

>>> 21. Ankara Film Festival, 2010, "Best Film", "Best Editing", "Best Actors Ensemble" Award

>>> 15. London Turkish Film Festival, 2009, "Golden Wings Digital Distribution" Award

IDFA, Forum 2008, Rough Cut project pitching

62. Locarno Film Festival, 2009, Filmmakers of the Present Competition, International Premiere

34. Toronto Film Festival, 2009, "Comtemporary World Cinema" Section, North America Premiere

Director: Asli Özge
Production: Yeni Sinemacilik Istanbul & Endorphine Production Berlin
Bayerische Rundfunk, ZDF/3Sat, Medienboard, YLE

Apres La Chute

Feature Film, 70', 2009

62. Locarno Film Festival, 2009, "Here & Elsewhere"Section

Director: Hiner Saleem
Production: AGAT Films & Cie Paris, Mîtos Film Berlin

Silent Glide

Art Video, 26', 2008

Kunstverein Freiburg, 2008

Director/Artist: ERGİN ÇAVUŞOĞLU

Signs and Traces

Feature film, 90', 2008

Director: Hans Henkes
Production: Dffb

Coffee

Art Video, 25', 2007

Berlin Film Festival 2007, FORUM Expanded

53. International Short Film Days Oberhausen

International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam 2007

Director/Artist: AYŞE ERKMEN

 

Close Up Kurdistan

Documentary film, 105', 2007

At Theatres in Germany, 6th December 2007, Distributor: Mîtos Film Berlin

Director: Yüksel Yavuz
Production: Peter Stockhaus Filmproduktion Hamburg, Mîtos Film Berlin, ARTE / WDR

Gravity Zero

Feature film, 96', 2006

26. International Istanbul Film Festival, 2007

12. Filmfestival Nürnberg, 2007

Director: Murat Şeker
At Theatres in Turkey, September 2006,
Distribution: Warner Bros.

 

Ray of Light

Short film, 8', 2006

Premier in Dresden Film Festival, April 2007

>>> Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau Stiftung Shortfilm Award 2008

27th Fajr International Film Festival Tehran, 2009

Directors: Lars Jandel & Tom Zenker

 

Two Girls

Feature film, 107', 2005

>>>Best Cinematography Award

42. International Antalya
Golden Orange Film Festival, 2005

At Theatres in Germany, April 2006, Distributor: Mîtos Film Berlin

At Theatres in Turkey, April 2005, Distributor: United International Pictures

49. International London Film Festival, 2005

27. Festival International Cinema Mediterraneen Montpellier, 2005

54. Internationales Filmfestival Mannheim-Heidelberg, 2005

52. International Sydney Film Festival, World Premiere, 2005

46. International Thessaloniki Film Festival, 2005

15. Oslo International Film Festival, 2005

Director: Kutlug Ataman
Production: YALAN DÜNYA

Word Up

Music Video for “The Bosshoss“, 4', 2005

Director: Timo Frank

Hesperos

Documentary film, 60', 2005,

11. Festival On Wheels – European Film Festival, 2005

42. International Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival, 2005

Screening at the exibition „Focus Istanbul“, Martin Gropius Bau, 2005

Director: Aslı Özge

 

Ghosts

Feature film, 82', 2004,

Dutch Film Festival, 2005

PEK Film Festival Den Haag, 2005

53. Mannheim Film Festival, “International Discoveries”, 2004

Director: Hans Henkes
PRODUCTION: Dffb

 

Sleepers

Art Video, 120', 2004

Screening at 51. Venice Bienalle,  2005

Screening at London Kunst Messe Freeze, 2004

Artist: Mark Wallinger

 

Little Bit of April

Feature film, 98', 2003

Broadcasted on ZDF/3SAT, December 2003, April 2006

Screening at Cinema Arsenal, Berlin, in series of “Radio Eins Film-Club presents” / May 2004

Screening at the 22. International Istanbul Film Festival, April 2003

Director: Aslı Özge
Production: EEE PRODUCTIONS

 

Fred

Art Video, 2003

Artist: Holly Zausner

Screening at the Neue National Gallery,  2003

99 Names

Art Video, 2002

Director: Kutlug Ataman

Exibited at “MOMA“ / New York
Exibited at “Contemporary Art Center”/ Kopenhagen

Die Perspekteure

Art Video, 2002

Artist: Sophie Tottie

Exibited at Gallery  ”carlier/gebauer“, Berlin

Capital C

Short film, 21', 2000

>>> Best Short Fiction Video Award 22. Int. Istanbul Short Film Days 2001

>>> Best Short Fiction Film Award 12. Ankara Film Festival 2000

>>> Best Dramatic Video Award 37. Int. Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival 2000

Director: Aslı Özge

 

Immer an Der Wand Lang

Short film, 15', 2000

Director: Carsten Ludwig

Production: DFFB

Emre&Dario

Art Video, 1999

Exhibited in “The Armory Show in New York” 2000

Frankfurter Kunstverein 2000

Kunst Messe Berlin 1999

Haus der Kulturen der Welt Berlin 1999

Artist: Ayse Erkmen