feature, 129 min - 2022 

Director: Emin Alper

co-edited with Özcan Vardar

Cannes - Un Certain Regard (Word Premiere)

Emre, a young prosecutor, newly appointed to the small town of Balkaya find himself being pulled into a political conflict during his first murder investigation.

imdb page • cannes webpage with excerpts • press booklet





short fiction, 29 min - 2021

Director: Didem Pekün

BFI London - Experimenta (Word Premiere)

The Luleå Biennial

The genocide at Srebrenica unfolds under the guardianship of the UN, as the world's leading diplomats and military experts are unwilling to intervene.

imdb page •  excerpt 





documentary feature, 70 min - 2020

Directorr: Zeynep Dadak


19th Dokufest Balkan Main Competition (World Premiere)

Istanbul Film Festival - Special Mention Award

Antalya Golden OrangeFilm Festival - National Documentary Competition


The film traces the particular itinerary of Eremya Çelebi Kömürciyan’s 17th century travelogue, "History of Istanbul: Istanbul in the 17th century”, in today’s Istanbul. The film, which came to life under the counseling of Ottoman historian Cemal Kafadar, invites the audience to experience “the pleasure of viewing” Istanbul.

imdb page •   trailer 





Documentary Feature, 70 min - 2020

Director: Serdar Kökçeoğlu

Visions du Réel - Burning Lights Competition (World Premiere)

Antalya Golden OrangeFilm Festival - Special Jury Prize

Istanbul Film Festival - Special Mention Award

Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival

Turkish Film Critics Association Awards - Best Documentary

Hybrid documentary on legendary electronic music composer İlhan Mimaroğlu and his versatile wife.


imdb page •   trailer •  project website


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Documentary Feature, 83 min - 2020

Director & Editor: Eytan Ipeker

Every year since 2011, a unique beauty contest takes place in Haifa. The contestants are female survivors of the Holocaust. A documentary about how memory, politics and spectacle are interconnected.


Visions du Réel - International Feature Film Competition (World Premiere)

Sarajevo Film Festival - Documentary Competition

Odessa International Film Competition - European Documentary Competition

Istanbul Film Festival - National Documentary Competition

Antalya Golden OrangeFilm Festival - National Documentary Competition

Human Rights Film Festival Lugano

imdb page •  trailer



documentary feature, 70 min - 2019

Director: Kıvılcım Akay

Atlanta International Film Festival (World Premiere)

Biennial of Moving Image 2020 - Competition (German Premiere)

Istanbul International Film Festival

!f İstanbul International Film Festival

Antalya International Film Festival

Chiayi International Art Doc Film Festival

Humans of Film Festival - Amsterdam

As an African immigrant woman living in Istanbul Turkey, Amina is in two minds between her realities and her dreams.


imdb page • trailer



fiction feature, 85 min - 2019

Director: Robert Schlicht, Romana Schmalisch

co-edited with Robert Schlicht, Romana Schmalisch

Berlinale 2019 - Forum Expanded (World Premiere)


A new production center, maybe set in an undetermined future. What is being produced here? We shall find out by following the given traces. Two pairs of hands trying to untangle themselves. A human sheep virtually cut into pieces. A warm welcome to the authors and actors of their lives. Stories being told, their narrators dissected.


berlinale page • imdb page • trailer




fiction feature, 104 min - 2017

Director: Alex Harvey

Denver Film Festival (World Premiere)


Synopsis: A radical, western re-imagining of Henry David Thoreau's classic, interlacing three stories about the trappings of 21st century life and those who dream dangerously of escape.


imdb page • trailer


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short fiction, 18 min -  2017

Director: Sinan Kesova

co-edited with Sinan Kesova & Ayhan Ergürsel

36th Istanbul Film Festival (World Premiere) – FIPRESCI Prize

23rd Belgrade Auteur Film Festival – BRAVE BALKANS Special Jury Prize

Tangier Mediterranean Short Film Festival

SIYAD Turkish Film Critics Association Award (Nominated)

Les Arcs European Film Festival

Sarajevo Film Festival


Synopsis: The sale of an inherited house results in an unspoken tension between Cigdem and Kerim, a couple in their late thirties, to which their daughter does not seem indifferent.


imdb page • trailer






omnibus feature, 70 min - 2016

Edited the section directed by Melisa Önel

World Premiere: 35th Istanbul International Film Festival


Synopsis: "Coastliners" puts the theme of “human rights” together with different stories, and consists of five short fiction films made by internationally acclaimed different directors. We accompany the personal effects of refugees washed ashore, the peculiar story of an assaulted young man, a mother and daughter who take refuge in a house when bombs sound on the Syrian border, a hero stuck in the hurly burly of Istanbul, trying to overcome obstacles; and the spiritual journey of a pregnant woman trying to return to her village from where she was cast away.


trailer page • imdb







short fiction, 11 min - 2016

Writer, Director and Editor: Eytan Ipeker

Antalya International Film Festival (World Premiere)

!f Istanbul Independent Film Festival


Synopsis: A quiet morning. A middle-aged woman lies in the bed, watching her husband's back as he's sleeping. As the daily routines continue, a cellphone is ringing persistently and is never being answered.


imdb page • trailer





Documentary mid-length, 60 min - 2016


Writer, Director and Editor: Eytan Ipeker

34th Istanbul International Film Festival (World Premiere)

8th Documentarist Istanbul Documentary Days

9th Sebastopol Documentary Film Festival

Istanbul Modern Museum


Synopsis: Idil Biret was five-years-old when she played piano to the Turkish President Ismet Inönü. Two years later, the Congress passed "Idil's Law" which allowed her to study in Paris. Away from her friends, in an alien city, she was now working under strict supervision. Her path crossed with legendary pianists of the time, such as Arthur Rubinstein who later recalled, "The first time I heard her play it brought tears to my eyes''. And yet, Idil dreamed of running away from everything, becoming free again. Today as we listen to her atonal improvisations, Idil Biret's unique energy still retains its mystery


imdb page • trailer




Docudrama Feature, 72 min - 2013

Director: Lüsin Dink

Co-Edited with Ali Aga & Umut Sakallıoğlu


Locarno International Film Festival, Open Doors

Yerevan International Film Festival - Golden ApricotBest Armenian Documentary

FilmfestHamburg 2013

32nd Istanbul International Film Festival


Synopsis: SaroyanLand is a docu-drama focusing on the journey of famous writer William Saroyan to the birthplace of his Armenian family Bitlis, in Turkey in 1964. While retaking the same road, the film aims to understand Saroyan's unique attitude to belonging, witnessing the self-discovery of a man who followed the traces of his Armenian ancestors.


imdb page • trailer







Docufiction Short, 20 min - 2011


Director: Gürcan Keltek


CineDoc Tbilisi 2013 - Jury Prize

Nantes Festival de 3 Continents

DOK Leipzig

Visions Du Réel 2012

Tate Modern

24th Ji.hlava International Documentary Festival

Viennale 2018


Synopsis: A look at the poor working conditions of people who do not feel like people in the eyes of their bosses. Always moving, always working, trapped in life without any chance of things changing for the better. Pressured by their superiors, with no help from the state.


click for Viennale page

imdb page