Diretores turcosby mcottoni-2 | created - 07 May 2015 | updated - 07 May 2015 | Public
1. Metin Erksan
Director | Susuz Yaz
Born in 1929, Metin Erksan is one of the first Turkish filmmakers who saw cinema as an art form apart from a mass entertaining medium. Having studied art history in Istanbul University and being the brother of a little known director named Cetin Karamanbey, Erksan found himself at a very early age ...
2. Yilmaz Güney
Writer | Yol
Güney and his work were almost entirely unknown outside of his homeland Turkey until his 1981 escape from imprisonment in Turkey and his "discovery" the following year at the Cannes Film Festival for his autobiographical screenplay for Yol (1982), the festival's grand prize winner. Born in 1937 in ...
3. Reha Erdem
Director | Jîn
Born in Istanbul, Reha Erdem began his studies in History at Bogazici University in Istanbul. He graduated from Cinema Department of Paris 8 University. He obtained his M.A. in Plastic Arts at the same university. He shot his first feature-length film Oh Moon in 1989 as a French-Turkish ...
Director | Bir Zamanlar Anadolu'da
Nuri Bilge Ceylan was born in Istanbul on January 26th, 1959. In 1976, he began studying chemical engineering at Istanbul Technical University, in a context of strong student unrest, boycotts and political polarization. In 1978, he switched courses to Electrical Engineering at Bogazici University. ...
6. Yavuz Turgul
Writer | Eskiya
Yavuz Turgul was born in Istanbul, 1946. He worked as journalist for many years. In 1976 he started to write scripts with the support of Ertem Egilmez. His first directing experience came with the movie Fahriye Abla, in 1984. He worked with famous Turkish actor Sener Sen in so many movies. Turgul ...
7. Fatih Akin
Director | Gegen die Wand
Fatih Akin was born in 1973 in Hamburg of Turkish parentage. He began studying Visual Communications at Hamburg's College of Fine Arts in 1994. His collaboration with Wueste Film also dates from this time. In 1995, he wrote and directed his first short feature, "Sensin - You're The One!" ("Sensin -...
Nascido na Alemanha
8. Veit Helmer
Director | Tuvalu
Nascido na Alemanha
Actor | The Water Diviner
He spent his childhood in Ankara until he moved to Istanbul along with his family. His family is of Kurdish origin. In 1987, he dropped out of his civil engineering studies at Istanbul Technical University and joined the On Duty Theater Staff (Turkish: Nöbetçi Tiyatrosu) managed by Ferhan Sensoy. ...
13. Seyfi Teoman
Director | Bizim Büyük Çaresizligimiz
Seyfi Teoman was born in Kayseri, Turkey in 1977. After studying economics at Bogazici University in Istanbul, he worked as assistant director in various short films and advertisements. He lived in Lodz in Poland for two years, studying film directing at Polish National Film School where his tutor ...
Actor | Günesi Gördüm
Mahsun Kirmizigül (born Abdullah Bazencir, March 26, 1969) is a Turkish singer songwriter, actor and director, scriptwriter, music composer, producer of Zaza Kurdish descent. Mahsun Kirmizigül is also known as a businessman for his partnership in one of the leading music production companies, ...
15. Pelin Esmer
Director | Gözetleme Kulesi
Pelin Esmer, writer&director of both fiction and documentary films studied sociology and afterwards moved on to cinema. She established her film company Sinefilm and since 2001 she has made her independent films The Collector, The Play, 10 to 11, Watchtower, Something Useful and Queen Lear. A ...
16. Atif Yilmaz
Director | Bir Yudum Sevgi
Atif Yilmaz was born on December 9, 1925 in Mersin, Turkey as Atif Yilmaz Batibeki. He was a director and writer, known for Bir Yudum Sevgi (1984), The Girl with the Red Scarf (1977) and Dul bir kadin (1985). He was married to Deniz Türkali, Nurhan Nur and Ayse Sasa. He died on May 5, 2006 in ...
19. Anno Saul
Director | Kebab Connection
Nascido na Alemanha
20. Ahmet Uluçay
Director | Karpuz Kabugundan Gemiler Yapmak
Ahmet Uluçay was born on December 2, 1954 in Kütahya, Turkey. He was a director and writer, known for Boats Out of Watermelon Rinds (2004), Minyatür Kosmos'da Rüya (1995) and Koltuk Degneklerinden Kanat Yapmak (1993). He died on November 30, 2009 in Istanbul, Turkey.
24. Ben Hopkins
Director | The Nine Lives of Tomas Katz
Nascido em Hong Kong
Director | Yozgat Blues
He began filmmaking with directing documentaries in year 2000. He made his first fiction film Wrong Rosary (Uzak Ihtimal) in 2009 with which he won several national and international awards including Rotterdam Film Festival's Golden Tiger Award and Istanbul Film Festival's Best Director award. His ...
30. Selim Gunes
Director | Kar Beyaz
He studied electrical engineering and business administration. He's been taking photograph since 1989. He had 2 solo, 8 group exhibitions and 6 shows. Some of his photographs were included to the collections of Istanbul Modern and Istanbul Photography Museum. His debut film called "White As Snow" ...
34. Emin Alper
Director | Tepenin Ardi
Born in 1974, Emin Alper was trained in economics and history and holds a Ph.D in Modern Turkish History. His first feature, Beyond the Hill (2012), received numerous awards, including the Caligari Film Prize from the Berlin International Film Festival; it was named Best Film in the Asia Pacific ...
35. Umut Dag
Director | Kuma
Nascido na Áustria
36. Erdem Tepegoz
Director | Zerre
Erdem Tepegoz was born in 1982. Graduated from Dokuz Eylul University, Department of Economics. He studied film directing in Prag Film School. He traveled all around the world making many documentaries. Having worked in many feature films as the first director's assistant, young director has three ...
39. Onur Ünlü
Writer | Itirazim Var
Onur Ünlü is a Turkish film director, producer, screenwriter and actor. He was born in Izmit, Turkey in 1973. He studied Communication Arts in Anadolu University. He gained a Master's degree on Communication Studies from Marmara University. He is a poet and a musician at the same time. All of his ...