I am a motivated, enthusiastic and hardworking individual with experience in multiple departments on film and television sets mainly specialising in Self-Shooting and Production. I have an adaptable, innovative and intuitive working style.
Producer for short horror-comedy film ‘Plaggy Bag.’ Directed by Alex Withers and funded by BFI Network.
As producer, I applied and secured funding from BFI Network, booked crew and locations. Our Academy, BAFTA and European Film Award qualifying film is currently at the festival circuit.
Video Art Installation: Two tents showing two feature documentary films, one representing the north of Cyprus and the other representing the south. Presented in Greek, Turkish & English. As a producer I arranged interviews, crew and logistics for putting this exhibition up. 

A frame from one of the films

A photo from the exhibition of people watching the films.

Produced a series of short documentaries about the influential woman of Cyprus.

One of the documentaries I produced for Cyprus based woman's NGO about the first lady of Cyprus.

Birdcage (Currently available on BBC iPlayer) // Director: Mark Campbell Garrity
I was involved with the Project from beginning till the end. 
I prepared the treatment in liaison with the director to apply for the BBC New Creatives scheme.
I booked kit, locations, and crew with the allocated budget.
Scheduled shoot days and catering and arranged transport/accommodation.
Took instructions from the Director who was the Lead Producer and acted as the Lead Producer 2 weeks before the shoot to ease his workload.

Birdcage (2019) Trailer // Proof of Concept Short Film 

Co-Producer & DOP - The Amazing World fo Emma - opt8• & MYM -2020
Director: Laurence Roberts
Developed the script and raised budget. 
During pre-production, I booked kit, locations, and crew with the allocated budget.
Scheduled shoot days and catering and arranged transport/accommodation.
DOP - City of Queens: London Feature DOC 2017-19
Production Company: Great Guns // Director: Matt Timmiss
Worked under pressure in high intensity situations and managed general public and crowds when filming in public environment 
Experience with sensitive subject and contributors and acted as a Self-Shooter and directed the talent when necessary
Footage used by Samsung in worldwide social media campaign.

City Of Queens: London || Feature Documentary Trailer

Otto Video - Co-Founder 2016-19
I worked as the Lead Cinematographer, Editor and Co-Producer on a variety of shoots
Created social media content for UNISON to promote voter participation.
Worked with young musicians in Nottingham creating documentaries and music videos.
Created and maintained business relationships to have returning clients to create promotional and corporate material.

One of the three videos we created for UNISON East Midlands for encouraging people to vote in local elections 

Freelance Cinematographer & Self-Shooter & Producer 2015-20
Worked with artist Linder Sterling to create an experimental art film in Chatsworth House 
Experience of shooting on a diverse range of equipment and situations
Led camera team and maintained effective communication
Collaborating mainly with directors and as well as HOD’s to create director’s vision
Working under tight deadlines and within the allocated budget

Narrative Cinematography Reel

Assistant Camera and Spark Work 2015-2020
Camera Trainee on Shane Meadows’ Virtues produced by WARP Films and Channel 4.
Focus Puller & Camera Operator on various short and commercial projects.
Junior Spark on Aneil Karia’s Surge.
I learnt to be an effective communicator both on phone or face to face and to remain calm and focussed in high pressure situations.
University of Nottingham - MSci Mathematics - 2:1
Highly technical and able to read and reflect on current media trends and statistics
Quick and effective problem solver
Treasurer of Filmmaking Society 2013-14. I created and maintained connections with the Student Union to obtain funds and managed finances
President of Nottingham University Film Society 2014-15 - Used the connections I created from previous year to obtain more funds from Student Union and also from external sponsor bodies to invest society’s equipment
Proficient user of Adobe Products and DaVinci Resolve for editing and colour grading
Highly knowledgeable and technical with camera kit and computer systems such as  Windows, Mac OS, Adobe CC, DaVinci Resolve, and Excel.
Excellent communication skills, email writing and phone manner.
Quick learner, eye for detail and experience of working in broadcast film & television.
Organised problem solver, I enjoy finding solutions to problems. 
Flexible to work in office or remotely.
Experienced in creating budgets and working towards deadlines.
Full UK Drivers’ License (held for 7 years) and own car
Bilingual: Native speaking & writing in Turkish and English
London based, Cypriot, verified by the EU Settlement Scheme 
Hobbies include Gymnastics, Badminton, Cooking, Theatre, eSports, Rocket League, Coding, and Films