Director - Producer

Senior Director – Producer

Rare combination of deep understanding and hands-on expertise in video production as well as keen ability to develop strategies to maximize revenue opportunities with innovative and cutting-edge online initiatives.

— Key Qualifications —

  • An accomplished professional with proven track record of directing, editing and/or shooting TV programs, short form TV Show promos, music videos, corporate documentaries, educational videos, live music concerts, YouTube channel shows, and animated motion graphic videos.
  • Highly focused and results-oriented in supporting complex, deadline-driven operations; identify goals and priorities with solid experience with digital technology, special effects, 3D, and compositing.
  • Wrote, directed and edited one short movie “Long Story Short”.
  • Proficient in video editing/animation, camera, live streaming, designing, and web elements.
  • Ability to select and combine the most effective shots of each scene in order to form a logical and smoothly running story as well as recognised as a live streaming specialist with own vision mixer.
  • Competent knowledge of web, graphic design, and Google tools, including Analytics and Adwords as well as understanding of YouTube channel audience engagement.

Professional Experience

TBD Media – London, UK
Senior Director – Producer, 04/2018 to Present

Interviewing CEO’s, Company Directors, Industry leaders and beneficiaries, The Business Debate, provides organizations with a platform to openly discuss the future of business and societies. In partnership with global platforms such as Reuters/United Nations “Sustainable Development Goals”, The Telegraph “Great British Business” and Reuters “Global Thought Leaders”.

He is responsible for creating the treatments and storyline, planning the production workflow, liaising with clients and deciding for the creative filming and editing process both on hands and with team members consisting of cameramen, production assistants, editors and production manager. In 2018 he worked on 33 productions.

Selected Contributions:

  • Directed and Produced 44 Documentaries. 32 Documentaries for The Telegraph “The Great British Business”, 6 for Reuters/UN “Sustainable Development Goals” and 6 for Reuters “Global Thought Leaders” platforms.
  • Worked on 18 documentaries as Director of Photography.
  • Edited 22 films.

New Media Video – London, UK
Director – Producer,08/2015 to Present

Directed and edited 10 music videos, 18 live multi camera live music productions, and 5 TV Adverts. Directed shot video and edited more than 20 short form promo videos for TV programs. Manipulated and edited film pieces in a way that is invisible to the audience. Maximised efficiency by continuously discovering and implementing new editing technologies and industry’s best practices.

Selected Contributions:

  • Directed, filmed, and edited 7 TV Show Promos, including one entertainment game show for the leading national British-Bangladeshi TV Channel “Channel S”.
  • Directed and edited 6 TV adverts and 5 music videos while reviewing shooting script and raw material to create a shot decision list based on scenes’ value and contribution to continuity.

Blue Bee Productions – Ankara, Turkey
Director – Producer, 01/2013 to 08/2015

Produced video and provided live streaming service. Delivered TV shows, handled YouTube projects, music videos, commercials, and documentaries. Proficiently consulted with stakeholders from production to post-production process.

Selected Contributions:

  • Directed and edited 4 music videos as well as 2 TV shows for Turkish radio and Television Corporation.
  • Directed and edited 25 episodes for a YouTube Channel called 40 People, which was an in-house non-profit live internet show about Ankara’s (Capital city of Turkey) culture and art life.

Medical Information Technologies & Solutions – Ankara, Turkey
Videographer,03/2012 to 12/2012

Took a brief to grasp production team’s needs and specifications as well as trim footage segments and put together the sequence of the film. Ensured logical sequencing and smooth running.

Selected Contributions:

  • Shot and edited educational green screen videos for 6 medical web projects and directed 15 live streams for pharmaceutical companies.

GL Events, Serenas, Frame – Ankara, Turkey
Video Editor – Motion Designer,12/2008 to 02/2012

Created rough and final cuts, input music, dialogues, graphics and effects. Edited videos and designed interactive DVD’s and web pages for events. Designed 12 interactive DVD’s and 15 web pages for events.

Selected Contributions:

  • Designed over 30 Motion graphic videos for live event openings and edited 500 hours of raw video.

Additional Experience:

UI Designer/Content Editor/CMS Specialist •The Scientific & Technological Research Council of Turkey

Video Editor/Web Designer •Blue Bee Agency – Ankara, Turkey


Clients Included

CorporateDocumentaries:Panasonoic • Innocent Drinks • Earnst & Young • Western Union • Invesco • Media Markt •  Legal&General • Pearson Business School • Technology Development Foundation of Turkey• Bilkent University Technology Transfer Office • Turkish Republic Ministry of Development 

Music Video / Live Production:Giguana UK • Benet McLean •Matthew Herbert Brexit Band • Mi Casa • Heavy Sky • POI • Hakan Kucukcinar • Baykus • Mavi Kopru•  White Akre •  Elephantasy Collective •  The Hot Club of Jupiter •  Stephanie Sounds  •  Shez Raja  •  Atlantic Soul Orchestra •  DJ Romare •  Speak and Spell •  Tolvan Big Band•  Crow Company Funk 

TV:Channel S UK (SKY 814) • Turkish Radio and Television Corporation (TRT) • Yol TV Media

Motion Graphics:CEV – Confédération Européenne de Volleyball •GL Events • The Scientific and Technological Research Council of • Reproductive Medicine Association of Turkey Geberit

Live Streaming:Bayer – Novartis – Astra Zeneca • International Ankara Music Festival • Turkish Telecom & Bilkent University Leadership Club • Technical Assistance of Civil Society Organisations (TACSO) • Sivil Dusun EU Programme• Technology Development Foundation of Turkey

Technical Skills

Video Editing & Animation:Adobe Premiere, After Effects, Media Encoder
Camera:Canon, Panasonic, Sony DSLR and Broadcast Cameras
Live Streaming:Vision Mix, Codecs, Streaming Platforms
Design:Photoshop, InDesign, Lightroom
Web Elements:WordPress, Drupal, HTML, CSS, Basic PHP

Equipment Knowledge

1 Panasonic GH-5 4K Camera • 1 14-60mm 2.8 Leica Lens • 1 25mm 0.95 Voigtlander Nokton Lens • 1 45-150mm 4.0 Panasonic Lens • 1 MacBook Pro Laptop • 1 Monfratto Tripod and Video Head • 2 Led Panel Light Kit • 1 Slider (Edelkrone SliderPlus+) • 1 Camera Stabilizer (Blackbird) • 1 Wireless Lavalier Microphone (Senheiser) • 1 Shotgun Microphone (Rode) • 1 Vision Mixer (BlackMagic ATEM TVS) • 2 Video Capture Cards (BlackMagic Intensity Shuttle)


BS in Economics– Hacettepe University