Ahmed Faruk Arslan

Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey

I was born in Ankara in 1999. I was introduced to cinema at the beginning of my high school years. Since then, I have been very interested in cinema. I taught photography classes at different institutions. The short films I wrote and directed were screened at international festivals and received awards. My short film "Surface of Ravine", which I shot while I was in high school, won the best film award in the Golden Bull Short Film Festival organized by İstanbul Erkek Lisesi. As a young talent of the 37th Fajr Film Festival, I graduated from the Talent Campus program. I received film training from masters such as Paul Schrader and Luca Bigazzi in Iran. I worked in the founding team of Hazeran Kollektif, where we gathered professional teammates in different fields of the sector and developed various commercial and non-commercial projects. I am still interested in new film projects. Besides, I am a senior student at Bahçeşehir University, Department of International Trade and Business.