Anadolu Üniversitesi İletişim Fakültesi 1995 mezunu.
She began her career in 1990 as a journalist. While pursuing her bachelors
degree in Cinema and Television at Anadolu University in Turkey, she became
particularly passionate about Belgesel filmmaking. Her Belgesel Tevellüt 1340
exploring the perceptions of old age at a retirement home, was a great success.
Her second Belgesel Devrim, Eskişehir was a group project about the first
Turkish-made car and the engineers who built it. Both of these documentaries won
numerous awards and prizes from festivals. After graduation, she worked as a
producer/Yönetmen - for a cable television station for two years. She created,
produced and directed over 15 programs, specially focusing on children and women.
A number of them were awarded by various public institutions.
She received her masters degree in Media Studies at New School University in
New York where she completed a Media Management certificate. Her masters
production thesis, Seeking the Sultan, was featured in numerous film festivals
in the U.S., broadcast on CNN-Turkey, and was nominated for the Student Academy
Yönetmenliğini Yaptığı Belgesel Filmler
Arif'i Beklerken - 2006
11. Boston Türk Festivali, Belgesel ve Kısa Film Yarışması, Yarışma Filmi. 2006
12. Nürnberg, Türkiye/Almanya Film Festivali, Belgesel Bölümü, Gösterim. 2007
10. Uçan Süpürge Uluslararası Kadın Filmleri Festivali, En Gerçekler (Belgesel)
Bölümü, Gösterim. 2007
Sultanı Aramak - 2003
15. Ankara Uluslararası Film Festivali, Ulusal Belgesel Film Yarışmasında gösterildi. 2003