Born 13 January 1955, Istanbul, Turkey
1975-77 University of Kansas (USA) Dept. of Mass Communications
1978-81 Columbia College (Hollywood, USA) Cinema Dept. BA in Film-TV direction.
PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND since 1983
Camera assistant on two documentary films produced by BlackBox AG. Zurich.
Camera assistant on the documentary and industrial films produced by DIDO Film in Dusseldorf in 1985.
Assistant director on TRT- TV series "Kuruluş" (Foundation), also supervised the entire post-production in London at the Animation Partnership and Rank Film Laboratories.
Worked in Istanbul, London and Los Angeles on following productions:
"Until Eternity" MTV Productions,Istanbul.
"Dreaming Rivers" (Camera assistant) Graeme Stubbings Associates, London for TVS.
"Topkapi Palace" and "St.Sophia" MTV Prod. Istanbul for the Ministry of Culture, Turkey. Complete post-production in Los Angeles for the US distribution.
"Paul's Journeys" (Second unit director and line producer) Robin Williams Productions, Laguna Beach, California.
"Building Big" (Line producer) PBS Washington DC.
Also directed various local TV commercials and music videos.
Currently teaching Film theory/analysis at Marmara University ,Istanbul, department of mass communications.