Diretores turcos

by 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 ...

4. Zeki Demirkubuz

Director | Masumiyet

Zeki Demirkubuz was born on October 1, 1964 in Isparta, Turkey. He is a director and writer, known for Innocence (1997), The Confession: Tales About Darkness II (2002) and Block C (1994). He is married to Nurhayat Kavrak. They have one child.

5. Nuri Bilge Ceylan

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

Veit Helmer was born on April 24, 1968 in Hannover, Lower Saxony, Germany. He is a director and producer, known for Tuvalu (1999), Absurdistan (2008) and Surprise! (1995).

Nascido na Alemanha

9. Yilmaz Erdogan

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. ...

10. Semih Kaplanoglu

Producer | Bugday

Semih Kaplanoglu was born in 1963 in Izmir, Turkey. He is a producer and director, known for Grain (2017), Honey (2010) and Egg (2007). He is married to Leyla Ipekçi.

12. Çagan Irmak

Director | Babam ve Oglum

Çagan Irmak was born on April 4, 1970 in Izmir, Turkey. He is a director and writer, known for My Father and My Son (2005), Alone (2008) and The Messenger (2008).

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 ...

14. Mahsun Kirmizigül

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 ...

18. Ömer Kavur

Director | Anayurt Oteli

Studied cinema in Paris. As such, is considered to be the most western or Europian of the Turkish directors born in the 1940s.

19. Anno Saul

Director | Kebab Connection

Anno Saul was born on November 14, 1963 in Bonn, Germany. He is a director and writer, known for Kebab Connection (2004), The Door (2009) and Grüne Wüste (1999).

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.

21. Serdar Akar

Director | Dar Alanda Kisa Paslasmalar

He was born in 1964, in Ankara, Turkey. Graduated from Economic and Commercial Sciences Academy in 1985 and from Cinema & TV department of Mimar Sinan University in 1994. Worked as assistant to several Turkish directors.

22. Turgut Yasalar

Director | Sis ve Gece

Turgut Yasalar is a director and writer, known for Sis ve Gece (2007), Leoparin kuyrugu (1998) and Seytanin Pabucu (2008).

23. Özhan Eren

Composer | 120

24. Ben Hopkins

Director | The Nine Lives of Tomas Katz

Ben Hopkins was born in 1969 in Hong Kong. He is a director and writer, known for The Nine Lives of Tomas Katz (2000), The Market: A Tale of Trade (2008) and Simon Magus (1999).

Nascido em Hong Kong

25. Durul Taylan

Director | Vavien

Durul Taylan is a director and producer, known for Vavien (2009), Magnificent Century (2011) and Wounded Love (2016).

27. Miraz Bezar

Director | Min Dît

Miraz Bezar was born in 1971 in Ankara, Turkey. He is a director and writer, known for Before Your Eyes (2009), Freiwild (2001) and Berivan (1996).

28. Mahmut Fazil Coskun

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" ...

33. Ersan Arsever

Director | Bir ses böler geceyi

Ersan Arsever is a director and actor, known for Bir ses böler geceyi (2012).

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

Umut Dag is known for his work on Kuma (2012), Cracks in Concrete (2014) and Papa (2011).

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 ...

40. Kerem Deren

Writer | Bi Küçük Eylül Meselesi

Kerem Deren is known for his work on A Small September Affair (2014), Cingöz Recai (2017) and 20 Minutes (2013).



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