Zeynep Merve Uygun

Research Assistant

Faculty of Communication / Department of Media

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  • Zeynep Merve Uygun received her BA in English Language and Literature from Bogazici University and her MA in Film and Television Department from İstanbul Bilgi University.  She worked as a producer, editor and assistant director in many TV programmes between 2007-2010. She has taken part in short film and documentary projects. She worked as a research assistant in the Department of Cinema and Televison at Istanbul Şehir University between 2010-2012. Currently, she is a PhD student in Transddisciplinary Documentary Film at the University of Edinburgh.

    Academic Interests
    •Alternative narratives in documentary film
    •The triangular relationship between body, space and practices in contemporary Turkey
    •Representation of unseen body
    •Animated Documentary

    Zeynep Merve Uygun- Filmography

    •Director, TRT, Makoure, A TV Documentary on everyday life of Pygym tribes. Kribe- Cameroon,2015.
    •Director- In Out, 2011
    •Sound Designer, Hop On- Hop Off, NISI MASA, 2010
    •Director , Cinemakinist, 2010
    •Director, Dün Burdaydı,(Yesterday, was here) 2009- with Çetin Baskın

    Video Installations
    Video Editor- Installation Designer -  Reverberations: Violence Across Time and Space, The REMNANTS project, Division of Social Anthropology, University of Cambridge, March, 2015.

    Short- films
    •Director ,The Secret, 2009 (with Esra Cimencioglu)
    •Director of Photography, Objectsion, 2009 (Dir: Efecan Kağanoğuzbeyoğlu)
    •Art director of Büyük Ikramiye, 2009
    •Script-writer and director, Oyun, 2008

      - Audio Description of Finding  Nemo, Mithat Alam Film Center, 2008


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