Profile

Graduated from the Communication and Design Department of Bilkent University with an honours degree in 2005. Following his graduation, he has earned his masters degree from the Film and Television Department of Istanbul Bilgi University. 

 

At 2006, he started off as an assistant cameramen and worked for numerous TV commercials, music videos and feature length films. With the propagation of digital cinema cameras in 2009, he impelled in digital acquisition formats and soon became a well known DIT (Digital Imaging Technician). During the same period, he was trained at ARRI and RED Digital Cinema, two of the world’s leading professional camera manufacturers, and also at Bavaria Film Studios Munich.

 

Since 2011, he has been working as a director of photography and has shot over a hundred commercials for online and TV distribution. Interim, he has co-founded Cinematographers' Association of Turkey at 2014, which later has been recognised as an IMAGO member society at 2016. He is still a board member and treasurer of ‘CAT’.


In addition to being a professional DoP, he also became a part-time instructor. Between 2011 and 2013 he lectured “Introduction to Cinematography” at Istanbul Şehir University, and between 2014 and 2015 he lectured “Independent Project I & II” for Film and TV graduate studies at Istanbul Bilgi University. Since 2016, he has been lecturing an intense “Cinematography Workshop” program at Istanbul Film Academy.