O R H U N B O R A C E T I N
◼ London, W5 5JF · UK
◼ +44 (0) 7562 403 661
S U M M A R Y
A Producer, Director, Editor and Filmmaker with extensive experience in generating high-quality video, content and film for a variety of clients, organisations and audiences. Skilled across the full production lifecycle from conceptualising and translating ideas into production concepts and securing financing through to post-production management. A strong leader of cast, crew and support teams, able to serve as both Producer and Director, holding the creative vision through the coordination of operations, logistics, schedules and budgets and to final production solution. As an Editor, demonstrates quick editing skills using Adobe Premiere and After Effects taking on-location vision through to final post production. Internationally experienced and highly adaptable, able to work with global brands, national organisations and localised SME’s to create high-quality video content.
E X P E R I E N C E
Producer ◼ Director ◼ Editor
Bagua Productions / 2009 – Present
Incepting Bagua Productions in 2009, as the Owner, Producer, Director and Editor of the video production company, I work exclusively with clients to bring their ideas into reality. I set the standards by which efficient and effective production occurs and lead post-production teams to deliver high-quality content, for release on any medium. We have produced multiple concepts from video clips for social media to documentary films, shorts, commercials, lecture series, video art exhibitions and animations. I bring together the brightest minds and best talent to meet the individual needs of each project, overseeing every aspect for complete client satisfaction.
◼ Producer to multiple films, shorts, documentaries and commercials, responsible for translating ideas into reality with strict control of budgets, logistics, cast, crew, recruitment, financing and resources across the project lifecycle.
◼ Creative Director with exceptional videography skills, adept at creating the look, feel and emotive elements of video production; leading schedules, orders, audio-visual development and cast to create high-quality raw footage.
◼ Editor with pin-point accurate technical skills, utilising post-production vision to support director activities; able to drive rough cuts to final cuts with control over all video and sound elements. Ensuring the story is told.
Director ◼ Editor
Ankara Art Initiative, Turkey / 2016 – 2017
Selected as a creative talent to add to the AsiK Keçi Collective, I joined the collective to collaborate and develop immersive video content, focusing on street activism, video art and political shorts. political content. I harmonised as a Director and Editor, bringing 50+ artists to develop an exhibition in protest to government change. I directed shorts as a part of the exhibition, demonstrating a strong ability to edit content in line with the exhibitions ambitions and to achieve high-quality output. Highlight shorts include Scab: 1980 Corum Massacre, Critter, Labyrinths
and Shakespeare Sonnets.
Director ◼ Editor ◼ Video Journalist
Collective Chronicles Initiative, Turkey / 2014 – 2017
The Hafisa Kaydi Collective Chronicles Initiatives is a long-term project that is sourcing the social memory of people to address historical, political and social issues. I serve as a Director, Editor and Video Journalist, capturing individual stories, opinions and commentary of contributors. Supporting the Memory Recording project, I direct enriched, deep stories, working with multi-dimensional briefs on tight budgets. Furthermore, I interview contributors, closing the gaps and guiding the story of their past, and provide post-production support to final cut.
EFT Film Production / 2007
Serving as the Assistant Director, guiding creative, technical and support teams through the production of two key TV Commercials for Coca-Cola and Braun. I managed schedules, logistics, daily call sheets, cast, crew and on-set H&S.
Go Productions Ltd / 2007
Recruited as an Assistant Director to drive production of the Premier Electronic TV Commercial series, comprising a series of short-form commercials adverts. I managed multiple schedules in tandem, shooting for the full series in one flow, coordinating crew and cast logistics, equipment, call sheets and on-set order. Furthermore, oversight of budgets, health, safety and crew recruitment.
Kala Film / 2007
Contributing to the development and production of Kala Film’s Pepsi Commercial, responsible for scriptwriting, building graphics, selecting content, storyboarding and selecting sound bites of the advert. Furthermore, I was accountable for cast and crew selection, developing key relationships throughout.
C R E D I T S & L I S T I N G S
◼ Producer Turkish General Elections, Third Political Party 2019
◼ Videographer Tulay & Gavin Wedding, Private 2019
◼ Producer/Director Car for Sale (Short) 2018
◼ Video Artist Persona Non-Grata (Exhibition Film) 2017
◼ Director/Editor Critter (Short) 2017
◼ Producer ERASMUS & Refugees, Turkish National Agency 2017
◼ Director/Editor Mahluk (Short), Videoart 2017
◼ Director/Editor Sacred Temples (Docu-Series), TRT 2017
◼ Producer 16th Child & Youth Welfare Congress (Docu) 2016
◼ Producer/Director Flying Broom International Women's Film Festival 2016
◼ Editor Being an Expat in Turkey (Docu Film), TNT 2016
◼ Director/Editor Halim Yok (Music Video) 2016
◼ Editor Labirentler (Short) 2016
◼ Director/Editor Shakesphere Sonnets (Short Film) 2016
◼ Producer Online Lectures of the CEE (72 Lecture Series) 2015
◼ Editor Amre 2015
◼ Editor/Producer A Film of May (Docu) 2014
◼ Editor Gezginin Pusulasi (Promo) 2014
◼ Director/Editor Scab:1980 Corum Massacre (Docu Film) 2014
◼ Producer/Editor Agacli 40th Anniversary (Promo) 2013
◼ Producer/Director Tukcev Public Advert 2013
◼ Producer/Editor Tusex Third Sector Foundation of Turkey (Promo) 2012
◼ Producer/Director Amerikan Bilardo (Short) 2010
◼ Art Director Meursault:One More Step (Physical Theatre) 2010
◼ Producer/Director Gunah (Short) 2009
◼ Assistant Director Premier Electronic (TV Commercial Series) 2007
◼ Assistant Producer Pepsi TV Commercial, Kala Film 2007
◼ Assistant Director Coca-Cola & Braun (TV Adverts), EFT Film 2007
◼ Assistant Director Braun (TV Adverts), EFT Film 2006
◼ Production Support Let’s Fly (TV Series) 2003
E D U C A T I O N
Bachelor of Arts - Communication & Media Studies - Bilkent University / 2004
T E C H N I C A L S K I L L S
Adobe Premiere ◼ Adobe After Effects ◼ Adobe Photoshop ◼ Media Encoder ◼ Lightroom Audition ◼ Final Cut Pro X
◼ DSLR Camera ◼ C100 ◼ A7 Series ◼ Instagram
A C C O M P L I S H M E N T S
◼ Car for Sale, 2019 - Officially Selected for the London International Filmmaker Festival of World Cinema
◼ American Billiard, 2010 - Officially Selected for the Ankara International Film Festival
◼ Scape, 2009 - Officially Selected for the Bursa International Silk Road Film Fesitval
L A N G U A G E S
◼ Turkish: Fluent
◼ English: Fluent
◼ German: Beginner