Burak is an Istanbul based director working in films, documentaries, music & sport videos, branded contents and commercials.

He was passionate about creating artistically beautiful, cinematic, visual art. He gravitated organically into the visual storytelling in 2008. He won the first photography award in 2010 and followingly entered the cinema department on Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University. During his student years, he attended workshops of directors such as Zeki Demirkubuz, Derviş Zaim, Serdar Akar, Duygu Sağıroğlu.

As a Producer and DOP, he filmed Uninhabitable which has competed at national and international festivals and won Best Live Action Award at Silk Road Film Festival in Ireland.

In 2015, Burak wrote and directed, his first narrative work called as Dilemma that has won Screenplay Award at International Bosphorus Film Festival. Dilemma has competed at film festivals such as Ankara International FF, International Bosphorus FF and Eskisehir International FF.

In 2018, he attended DaVinci Resolve workshops in London to expand his knowledge of color theory and received an instructor certificate. It is also the first holder of this certificate in Turkey.

As of 2021, he left cinematography and focused on directing. He continues to directing films and videos as a freelancer and with his own company, Robo.

Burak, who is also a Canon Europe and Middle East Ambassador, has organized over 50 workshops at universities and events.

He’s shot for a variety of clients including Google, Vodafone, Adidas, Nike, Under Armour, Columbia, Hyundai, Arçelik, Efes Pilsen and Canon.


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