Sinan Akkus

Sinan Akkus

Darsteller, Regie, Drehbuch, Kamera, Produzent
*17.12.1970 Erzincan, Türkei

Biography

Sinan Akkus was born in Erzincan, Turkey on December 17th 1970. His family relocated to Germany in 1973, anf from 1992 on, he studied philosophy and German literature in Kassel. In addition to this, he enrolled at the "Hochschule der bildenden Künste" in 1994, majoring in film and television. Already working part-time in a production company for image films, he graduated in 2000.

In 2001, his short "Sevda heißt Liebe" was awarded the Murnau Short Film Prize. After acting stints in the comedy series "Stromberg" (2004) and a guest appearance alongside Christian Ulmen in "Dr. Psycho", Akkus started working on his first feature film as director: The ensemble comedy "Evet, ich will!" won the audience award at the 2008 Kinofest Lünen. After several more festival screenings (including Max Ophüls Preis), it got a wide release in October 2009.

Following acting turns in "Dear Courtney" (2012) and "Stromberg – Der Film" (2014), Akkus made his second feature as author and director: "3 Türken & 1 Baby" stars Kostja Ullmann, Kida Khodr Ramadan and Eko Fresh as three brothers who have to take care of a baby.

Filmography

2015/2016 Die Gelben Teufel
Cast
 
2014/2015 3 Türken & 1 Baby
Director, Screenplay
 
2014/2015 Weihnachten unterm Halbmond
Screenplay
 
2013/2014 Stromberg - Der Film
Cast
 
2012/2013 00 Schneider - Im Wendekreis der Eidechse
Cast
 
2012/2013 King Ping - Tippen Tappen Tödchen
Cast
 
2011/2012 Dear Courtney
Cast
 
2009 Das Dorf
Director of photography
 
2008/2009 Evet, ich will!
Cast, Director, Screenplay
 
2002 Lassie
Cast, Director, Screenplay
 
2000 Sevda heißt Liebe
Director, Screenplay, Producer
 
1999/2000 Und das ist erst der Anfang
Cast
 
1997 Zeig Dich
Director, Screenplay
 

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