Eytan Ipeker is a director, editor, producer and an experimental filmmaker based in Berlin.
He was born in Istanbul and graduated from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts. In 2008, he attended the Berlinale Talent Campus. In 2011, he was the co-founder of Kamara production company. Together with his partner Yoel Meranda, he produced Albüm (2016), which won the France 4 Visionary Award at Semaine de la Critique at Cannes, Best Feature at Sarajevo Film Festival and Best First Feature at Jerusalem Film Festival.
His feature-length documentary The Pageant (2020) had its World premiere at Visions du Réel - International Feature Competition and was screened at international film festivals such as Sarajevo and Odessa. His previous work as a director include Unmade Bed (2015) and Idil Biret: The Portrait of a Child Prodigy (2015), which were screened at various film festivals including Istanbul, Sebastopol, Antalya, !f Istanbul and Documentarist. He is also an experimental filmmaker whose work has screened at Toronto and Edinburgh Film Festivals.
As editor, he worked on both fiction and documentary films. The videos that he edited were screened at Cannes, Berlinale, Sarajevo, Visions du Réel, DOKLeipzig, DokuFest, Documenta, Viennale, Les Arcs; and programmed by museums such as Tate Modern, Istanbul Modern, Pera Museum. He collaborated with award-winning directors such as Emin Alper, Gürcan Keltek, Zeynep Dadak, and Serdar Kökçeoğlu. He also edited trailers for directors Yeşim Ustaoğlu, Özcan Alper, and Ümit Ünal. He's a member of KUDA (Editors' Society of Turkey).
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