Yüksel Aksu

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Yüksel Aksu was born in 1966. He graduated from Dokuz Eylul University Fine Arts Faculty, Department of Cinema and Television. His first directing experience was in 1993 with the short movie called ‘Zamanın Labirentinde Karşılaşma’.

In 1999, he directed the tv series titled ‘Yılan Hikâyesi ’. Mehmet Ali Alabora, Meltem Cumbul and Emre Kınay took the main cast in television series. In 2005, he directed the movie called ‘Dondurmam Gaymak’. The leading roles were Turan Özdemir, Gülnihal Demir, Ali Dural, Hüseyin Dural and Zeynep Özal.

In 2008, he starred in a movie titled ‘Ulak’ as a character called  ‘Mehmet’ which is directed by Çağan Irmak. The main cast was Çetin Tekindor, Hümeyra Akbay, Cemal Hünal and Yetkin Dikinciler.

In 2011, he was the scriptwriter and director of the movie ‘ Entelköy Efeköy’ e Karşı’. Şahin Irmak, Ayşe Bosse, Emin Gürsoy, Recep Yener, Nihat Kapız, Ayla Arslancan and Ümit Olcay were the leading roles of the movie.

Lastly, the movie ‘Iftarlık Gazoz’ was released in 2016. Cem Yılmaz and Berat Efe Parlar shared the leading roles.

Documentaries:
• ‘Underground Kadir ve Sinema Çetesi’ – 1995
• ‘Maksat Namım Yürüsün’ – 1995 / 1996
• ‘Anadolu’nun Son Göçerleri Sarıkeçililer’ -2010

Short Movies:
• ‘Zamanın Labirentinde Karşılaşma’ – 1993

Movies:
• ‘Dondurmam Gaymak’ – 2006
• ‘Entelköy Efeköy’e Karşı’ – 2011
• ‘İftarlık Gazoz’ -2016

TV Series:
• ‘Bir Dilim Aşk ‘ -2004
• ‘Büyük Yalan’  -2004
• ‘Pilli Bebek’  -2003
• ‘Yılan Hikayesi’  -2000
• ‘Yasemince’  -1999
• ‘Leyla ile Mecnun’  -2011
• ‘Sevdaluk’ -2013

Movies That He Starred In:
• ‘Çıngıraklı Top’ -2009
• ‘Ulak’ -2007
• ‘Rahat’ -2007
• ‘Hicran Sokağı’ -2007
• ‘Kadın İsterse’ -2004
• ‘Güle Güle’ -1999
• ‘Bizim Ev’ -1995
• ‘Mutfakta Biri mi Var?’ -1993
• ‘Sosyete Şaban’ -1985

AWARDS:
23th. Ankara Film Festival, ‘Entelköy Efeköye Karşı’ (movie), ‘Best Movie’, ‘Best Director’, ‘Best Scenario’ awards,
47th. Altın Portakal Film Festival, ‘ Anadolu’ nun Son Göçleri’ (documentary), ‘ Best Documentary’ award,
25th. Istanbul Film Festival, ‘Dondurmam Gaymak’ (movie), ‘Jury Special Award’,
13th. Adana Altın Koza Film Festival, ‘Dondurmam Gaymak’ (movie), ‘Jury Special Award’, ‘ Public Choice’, ‘Best Male Actor’ awards,
4th. Newyork Queens International Film Festival, ’Dondurmam Gaymak’ (movie), ‘Best Foreign Movie’
2nd. İsmail Dümbüllü Awards, ‘Dondurmam Gaymak’ (movie), ‘Best Movie Award’,
18th. Ankara International Film Festival, in the category of ‘National Movie’, ‘Dondurmam Gaymak’ (movie) was awarded as ‘Most Promising New Director’ and ‘Mahmut Tali Öngören Special Award’,
7th. Ankara International Film Festival, ‘ Underground Kadir and Sinema Çetesi’ (documentary), won ‘Second Place Award’.