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

BIER ROYAL

2 TV FEATURES, 2017

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

ALL OF A SUDDEN / AUF EINMAL

FEATURE FILM, 112 MIN, 2016

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

66. BERLINALE - PANORAMA SPECIAL
EUROPA CINEMAS LABEL - SPECIAL MENTION
35TH ISTANBUL FILM FESTIVAL
FIPRESCI International Award

TREIBJAGD / HUNT

FEATURE FILM, 2016

Director: PETER KEGLEVIC
Production: FILM27 WIEN

MORDKOMMISSION İSTANBUL

2 TV FEATURES, 2015

DIRECTOR: MARC BRUMMUND
PRODUCTION: ZIEGLER FILM BERLIN

IRENES BROTHER

FEATURE FILM, 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, 2014

DIRECTOR: DANI GAL

64. BERLINALE FORUM EXPANDED, 2014

SOLO FLIGHT

FEATURE FILM, 107 MIN, 2014

PRODUCTION: UFA FICTION, ZDF
DIRECTOR: CHRISTINE HARTMANN

THE STRANGER AND THE VILLAGE

FEATURE FILM, 90 MIN, 2013

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

LIFELONG

FEATURE FILM, 105 MIN, 2013

>>>BEST CINEMATOGRAPHER AWARD
32. ISTANBUL FILM FESTIVAL

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

> 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

ASHURA

Short Film, 24 min, 2012

>>>DAAD Award
63. Berlinale Shorts Competition

Director: Köken Ergun
63. Berlinale in Shorts Competition section, 2013

>63. Berlinale Competition, DAAD Award

VOICE OF MY FATHER

FEATURE FILM, 86 MIN, 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 MIN, 2010

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

Rotterdam Film Festival Tiger Award Competition 2011,
Munich Film Festival Competition 2011, Viennale 2010

SHADOWS AND FACES GÖLGELER VE SURETLER

Feature Film, 116 min, 2010

DIRECTOR: DERVİŞ ZAİM
PRODUCTION: Marathon Film Istanbul

ENVY / KISKANMAK

FEATURE FILM, 97 MIN, 2009

>>>Best Cinematography Award
17. International Adana
Golden Boll Film Festival, 2010

Director: ZEKİ DEMİRKUBUZ
Production: YERLİ FİLM & MAVİ FİLM

> Best Cinematography Award
17. International Adana Golden Boll Film Festival, 2010

 

Men On The Bridge

FEATURE FILM, 87 MIN, 2009

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

> 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

Apres La Chute

Feature Film, 70 min, 2009

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

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

Silent Glide

Art Video, 26 min, 2008

Director: ERGİN ÇAVUŞOĞLU
Kunstverein Freiburg, 2008

Signs and Traces

Feature film, 90 min, 2008

Director: Hans Henkes
Production: Dffb

Coffee

Art Video, 25 min, 2007

Director: AYŞE ERKMEN

Berlin Film Festival 2007, FORUM Expanded
53. International Short Film Days Oberhausen
International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam 2007

Close Up Kurdistan

Documentary film, 105 min, 2007

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

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

Gravity Zero

Feature film, 96 min, 2006

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

26. International Istanbul Film Festival, 2007
12. Filmfestival Nürnberg, 2007

Ray of Light

Short film, 8 min, 2006

Directors: Lars Jandel & Tom Zenker

Premier in Dresden Film Festival, April 2007
> Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau Stiftung Shortfilm Award 2008
27th Fajr International Film Festival Tehran, 2009

Two Girls

Feature film, 107 min, 2005

>>>Best Cinematography Award
42. International Antalya
Golden Orange Film Festival, 2005

Director: Kutlug Ataman
Production: YALAN DÜNYA

At Theatres in Germany, April 2006, Distributor: Mîtos Film Berlin
At Theatres in Turkey, April 2005, Distributor: United International Pictures
> 42. International Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival, 2005, Best Cinematography Award
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

Word Up

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

Director: Timo Frank

Hesperos

Documentary film, 60 min, 2005,

Director: Aslı Özge

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

Ghosts

Feature film, 82 min, 2004,

Director: Hans Henkes
PRODUCTION: Dffb

Dutch Film Festival, 2005
PEK Film Festival Den Haag, 2005
53. Mannheim Film Festival, “International Discoveries”, 2004

Sleepers

Art Video, 120 min, 2004

Artist: Mark Wallinger

Screening at 51. Venice Bienalle,  2005
Screening at London Kunst Messe Freeze, 2004

Little Bit of April

Feature film, 98 min, 2003

Director: Aslı Özge
Production: EEE PRODUCTIONS

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

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 min, 2000

Director: Aslı Özge

> 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

Immer an Der Wand Lang

Short film, 15 min, 2000

Director: Carsten Ludwig

Production: DFFB

Emre&Dario

Art Video, 1999

Artist: Ayse Erkmen

Exhibited in “The Armory Show in New York” 2000, Frankfurter Kunstverein 2000, Kunst Messe Berlin 1999, Haus der Kulturen der Welt Berlin 1999