Mehmet Emrah Erkanı

M. Emrah Erkanı was born in 1973 in İstanbul. In 1992-1993 he has been in Italy, Florence for language and fine-arts. After that he had bachelor’s on sculpture and master’s and doctorate degree on the cinema.

Erkanı is an academician beside he works as freelance director and script writer.


Tuhaf Zamanlar aka Weird Times, Short fiction, PinPon Productions, Writer/Director, 2015      

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Cinemed Montpellier, Fransa, Official Selection, Panorama

World Premiere, October 2015

International Izmir Short Film Festival, Türkiye, November 2015, 16. Audience Award

If Istanbul Short Film Festival, Official Selection, February 2016

21st Nürnberg Turkish-German Films Festival, March 2016, 1st prize

8th Rotary Film Festival, March 2016, 2nd prize

Cannes Short Film Corner with Hazarfen Film Gallery Selection, May 2016

Vilnius Festival, Kreivés, Official Selection, June 2016

37th Durban International Film Festival, South Africa, June 2016

International Film Festival of Human Rights "Human District", Serbia, June 2016, 2nd Prize

5th Atıf Yılmaz Short Film Festival, Turkey, May 2016, Jury Special Prize

MICGénero, Mexico, August 2016

World Cinema Amsterdam, Netherlands, August 2016

“Herkesin Bir Şansı Daha Olmalı” aka “Everybody Should Have A Second Chance”, Writer/Director, Short fiction, August 2010


International Eskişehir Film Festival, May 2011

If İstanbul International Independent Films Festival, Audience Award 2nd prize, February 2011

Mehmet Emrah Erkanı