Engin Erden

Engin Erden was born in İzmir on 1986. He moved to İstanbul when he was 22 and worked in Turkey’s leading advertising agencies (Medina Turgul DDD, Concept İstanbul) as Copywriter for 6 years. He wrote commercials radio spots, press ads, intergratedncampaigns for international and national brands like Volkswagen, İş Bankası, Siemens, Ülker, Vestel, Şekerbank, Hürriyet etc.

He won lots of awards in his 6 year career such as Grandprix in Golden Drum, Design Gold in London International Awards, Bronz in Eurobest, more than 10 Crystal Apples including Best campaign and Jury Special Prize, 4 Kırmızı and many more including secondary and third positions in mentioned festivals.

By the time he became 29, he quit his job to chase his passion for filmmaking. He moved to Prague to study directing in Prague Film School for 1 year. He wrote and directed 6 short films as school projects. He also directed a music video for Berlin/İstanbul based krautrock band Farfara.

After he came back to İstanbul, he joined Böcek Yapım in September 2016.