Fadi Yeni Turk is an award-winning Turkish filmmaker, screenwriter, and producer. Born in Istanbul in 1979, he started writing scripts and making short films when he was just 15 years old. After graduating from the Istanbul University Faculty of Communications, Yeni Turk moved to Los Angeles to study at the American Film Institute’s Directing Program.
Yeni Turk was the recipient of the AFI's prestigious Directing Achievement Award in 2003. Since then, he has gone on to direct and produce a number of feature films, television shows, and documentaries. His first feature film, 'The Foreigner', was released in 2005 to critical acclaim. It won the Best Feature Film at the Istanbul International Film Festival and the Best Foreign Film at the Toronto International Film Festival.
Yeni Turk's next feature film, 'The Blue Wave', won the Special Jury Prize at the 2008 Istanbul International Film Festival. The film follows a young man trying to make sense of his life and the world around him. Yeni Turk's other feature films include 'The Search for Life', 'The Red Room', and 'The List'.
Yeni Turk has also directed several television series including 'The Betrayal' and 'The Black Market'. He is currently in post-production on his latest feature film, 'The Woman Who Wrote'. The film tells the story of a female writer struggling to make her voice heard in a male-dominated world.
Yeni Turk is a passionate filmmaker with a unique visual style. He is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Best Director Award at the 2010 Santa Barbara International Film Festival. He is also a member of the Turkish Film Directors Association. Yeni Turk's work has been screened at numerous international film festivals and he is considered one of the most influential filmmakers in Turkey.