Bora Dagtekin

Bora Dagtekin

Regie, Drehbuch, Produzent
*27.10.1978 Hannover


Bora Dağtekin was born in Hannover on October 27th 1978. He studied screenwriting at the Ludwigsburg film school, and during that time, he already wrote scripts for TV series like "Meine schönsten Jahre" and "Schulmädchen". In 2006, he finished his thesis, an action movie adaptation of Friedrich Schiller's classic play "Die Räuber". Also in 2006, he provided the screenplay for the comedy "Wo ist Fred?" ("Where is Fred?") starring Til Schweiger and Jürgen Vogel.

Dağtekin had his breakthrough as head writer for the acclaimed sitcom "Türkisch für Anfänger" (2005-2008). In 2007 and 2009, he won the Grimme Award for his work on the show. In 2007, he and Steffi Ackermann developed the sitcom "Doctor's Diary", which won him the 2008 German Television Award, the 2009 Grimme Award and the 2009 Bavarian Television Award. Dağtekin also wrote the TV feature films "Eine wie keiner" and "Undercover Love".

Bora Dağtekin made his debut as director with the 2012 feature film version of "Türkisch für Anfänger", which he also wrote. The following year, he wrote and directed the comedy "Fack Ju Göhte", which stars Elyas M'Barek as a petty criminal who has to pose as a substitute teacher while searching for his hidden loot.


2017 Fack Ju Göhte 3
Director, Screenplay, Producer
2014/2015 Fack Ju Göhte 2
Director, Screenplay
2013 Fack Ju Göhte
Director, Screenplay
2011/2012 Türkisch für Anfänger
Director, Screenplay, Co-Producer
2005/2006 Wo ist Fred!?
2005/2006 Kühe lächeln mit den Augen


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