Selda Bayman

Selda Bayman

Assistant director in İstanbul, Turkey

About Selda

EDUCATION 2013 – 2015 Kadir Has University, Social Sciences, Cinema and Television (Master of Arts/Thesis) MA 2008 – 2003 Istanbul University, Modern Greek Language and Literature, Philosophy
2003 – 1999 Savastepe Anatolian Teacher High School, Savastepe / Balıkesir 1999 – 1991 Ataturk İlköğretim Okulu, Bandırma / Turkey
1996 – 1991 Misakca Village Elemantary School, Bandırma / Turkey

2015 May-September:
I worked as 2th assistant of director in Pretty Little Liars’s Turkish version with Cem Karcı (Star Channel).
2014 May- September:
I worked as 1th assistant of director in television programme of “7/7 with Soray Uzun” at Sinerji Production (Fox Channel). Soray Uzun is famous artist in my country.
2013-2014 October- March:
I worked as 2th assistant of director in Don’t Loose the Money’s Turkish version at Channel D.
2013 March- August:
I worked as talent manager in Turkey version of Guinnes World Records at Synergy Production for Channel D with Gupse Ozay. She is also a famous woman artist in my country.
2012 October – 2013 February:
Add to these, I started to work as 3th assistant of director in famous trade marks advertisement at Superfly Film.
• Calculation of the budget for the agency and for the structuring of project promotional commercials
• Making necessary disclosures between production and agency correspondence
• Cast, figuration selection and recce care, making pre production for shooting
• Preparations for the shooting storyboard, keeping continuity on the set
• Art, costumes, lighting, sound, camera etc. coordination of the preparation of the team is necessary for shooting

2010 September – 2012 July:
I worked as an office assistant at PREnet Health and Cosmetics Trade. Ind. Inc. (Florya /Istanbul). PREnet is a famous German health company in world. It sells slimming products to customers. I coordinated all office jobs in the purchase and sale of slimming products.
• Making local and international calls
• Informing customers about the product news, and preparing the necessary materials for various product campaigns.
• Analysis of the current account records and to inform the customers about the tracking, billing, monitoring, cargo handling and shipping of products.
• Making translation of English and Greek companies letters, and also correspondence to foreign companies.
• Inventory controlling of product, counting and tracking all German slimming products.

I attended to The New Directions in Turkish Film Studies Conference (13-18 February)
II. Psikeart Days Conference (2-4 May).
April 2013, 32th Istanbul International Film Festival
April 2013, Meetings on the Bridge Panels
January 2010, Plato Film/Film Production Workshop (6 months)
December 2009, Kumbara Art- Film Analysis Workshop ( 5 months)
December 2008, Kumbara Art- Western Philosophy Workshop (5 months)
September 2007, Wall Street Institute School of English- Advanced English Language Training (1 year)
July 2006, Athens University/ Advanced Modern Greek Language Courses (3 months)

I learned a short film script writing, feature film script writing, designing scene in the movies, director opinion analyzing at Scene Arts lessons with Yesim Ustaoğlu. She is also a famous screen writer and director in my counrty.
I learned how to write film analyzing with Doc. Dr. Defne Tuzun at Kadir Has University by learning the predomain film theories of Sergei Eisenstein, Andre Bazin, Siegfried Kracauer, Jean Mitry and Christian Metz.
Add to this, I learned how to analyze the psychoanalytic film structure by using film grammer. I studied about Sigmund Freud’s dream theory, Jacques Lacan’s theories such as oedipus complex, an abjection and Slovaj Zizek’s theories.
Also, I studied with Hayk Kirakosyan, a famous director of photograhy, at Advenced Cinematography lectures. I learned short film making, shooting , camera using, ligthing, inspection of the structure of predomain director’s masterpieces like Andrei Tarkovsky, Luis Bunuel, Jean-Luc Godard and Woody Allen etc.
I studied with Doc. Dr. Zeynep Dadak, she is also director and film theroist, on Turkish Cinema Research lectures, how to analyzing film structure such as Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s cinema. Moreover, I wrote a lot of articles about Turkish cinema and representation of women in Turkish movies.
I studied at short and feature-length films made by Ezel Akay, acting management, construction and production phase of various movies, writing scripts and editing.
I studied about scriptwriting techniques, film analysis, light and camera workshops, Adobe Premier, the use of EDIUS editing software using at Kumbara Art.

Modern Greek : good (speaking and writing)
English : good (speaking and writing)
Latin : basic level
Ancient Greek : basic level

All windows platforms, Microsoft Office, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Wondershare Montage Programme, Adobe Premier Montage Programme, Bay-T, Picasa, Basic level Sony Vegas Pro etc.

Creative and innovative
Objective, open to different ideas and criticism
Ability to use own initiative and responsibility
Teamwork skills
Strong human relations
Ability to work in an international environment and interest in different cultures

Watch movie, listen to music, reading, scuba diving, swimming, fitness, yoga, plates, fotoğraf çekmek, cinema and philosophy magazine, mountaineering, social media etc.

Hamide Talay, PREnet Health and Cosmetic Ltd. Şti.(, +90 212 580 52 22- 0090 530 608 00 04
Sertan Özcan, Superfly Films Production (, +90 212 273 26 73)
Sinan Çetin, Plato Film Production (+90 212 252 45 83)

Name: Selda Bayman

Lives in: İstanbul, Turkey

Occupation: Assistant Director

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