Ramin studied filmmaking in Los Angeles before returning to Istanbul where he co-founded Giyotin Films. Since he's worked mainly as Director/DP on a number of projects from corporate films, to documentaries to feature films.
His first feature film "The Monsters' Dinner" travelled the festival circuit and won numerous awards. His second feature film "The Impeccables" has won Best Director, Best Film and the Turkish Director's Guild Award at the Antalaya Golden Orange International Film Festival.
His third feature "Siren's Call" has premiered in the main competition section of the Tokyo International Film Festivals and has traveled the world.
He's working on a number of new projects, including "The Disappeared" selected as a Berlinale Talent Project.
He has also worked as a director, camera operator and editor for various companies including Discovery Channel Europe, BBC, AL Jazeera, CNBC among others. He is available to shoot any project in the region.
He speaks Turkish, English and French.
The Impeccables / Kusursuzlar
Film by Giyotin Films Director
The Monsters' Dinner / Canavarlar Sofrasi
Film by Giyotin Films Director/editor
Siren's Call /Son Çıkış
Film by Director 2018 Welcome to the New Istanbul. A massive concrete jungle feeding on chaos and hypocrisy; it's inhabitants at the end of their tether. Tahsin is a burnt-out architect suffocated by his existence in this very city. One night, he re-encounters an old friend, Siren; a changed woman who now lives on the remote southern coast of Turkey where she works on an organic farm. Instantly enchanted, he decides to follow her down south. He packs his suitcase, bids angry farewells at work and heads for the airport. Yet, little does he know what a tragicomic odyssey awaits him.
Istanbul International Film Festival - Efes Work in Progress award
Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival - Best Film
Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival - Best Director
Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival - Turkish Film Directors Guild Award
Ankara International Film Festival - Film Critics' Award for best film
Ankara International Film Festival- Most promising director
Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival - Special Jury Prize
Istanbul Bilgi University Film Studies MA