Cüneyt Karaahmetoğlu is an Istanbul based director, project developer and DoP. He graduated from Anadolu University Cinema-TV Department. He won secondary prize in Metro Short Film Festival with his graduation movie, On Your Own . He studied at Documentary Department at Film Akademie Baden Wüerrttemberg. He started to work as film camera assistant. He was selected to Berlinale Talent Campus. He worked as camera assistant in more than 400 commercial films and in some famous Turkish feature length movies like Organise İşler, Hokkabaz, Neşeli Hayat, Eyvah Eyvah etc. In 2010 he shot his first fictional short film called Gardfren and won "Best International Short Film Prize" in DokuFest Film Festival in 2011. He created and shot two and half year long time lapse documentary project, “5 Centuries Later 4 Seasons in Istanbul from Sinan’s Minarets” sponsored by Turkish Airlines and Sony Euroasia. He creates and produces his own projects collaborating with brands since 2012 and continues working as director and DoP for commercials and documentaries.
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