Eytan Ipeker is a director, editor, producer and an experimental filmmaker currently based in Berlin. He was born in Istanbul and graduated from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts in 2003. He attended the Berlinale Talent Campus in 2008. His experimental videos screened at many international festivals such as Toronto and Edinburgh. In 2011, he co-founded Kamara production company. Together with his partner Yoel Meranda, he produced Albüm , 2016 (an Arte France co-production) which won the France 4 Visionary Award at the 55th Semaine de la Critique at Cannes 2016, Best Feature at 22nd Sarajevo Film Festival and Best First Feature at 33rd Jerusalem Film Festival.
His short film Unmade Bed, 2015 and medium-length documentary Idil Biret: The Portrait of a Child Prodigy, 2015 were screened at various film festivals including Istanbul, Sebastopol, Antalya, !f Istanbul and Documentarist. His latest documentary feature "The Pageant" will have its World premiere at Visions du Réel 2020. The film is a co-production between Turkey (Kamara), France (Survivance), Israel (Spiro), and Germany (Welt Film). It was supported by the New Film Fund, Tënk and Mediapart. The project was previously pitched at Sheffield Doc/Fest MeetMarket and Meetings on the Bridge where it won the Color Up Award.
As an editor, he worked on both fiction and documentary films, including "Overtime" (Visions du Réel 2012, DOKLeipzig, Tate Modern), “Berlin Power Plant” (Berlinale Forum Expanded) and "Mimaroğlu: Robison of Manhattan Island" (Visions du Réel 2020)
He also edited theatrical trailers for directors such as Yeşim Ustaoğlu, Özcan Alper and Ümit Ünal.
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