Alper Mestçi

Alper Mestçi is a screenwriter, film director and author from Turkey.

Alper Mestci
Born1969 (age 51–52)
Nationality Turkey
CitizenshipTurkey
Occupation
Years active1995–present
Notable work
Spouse(s)
(m. 2015)

Life and careerEdit

After starting his professional career in 1995, he edited write and directed programs such as ATV's Şok, Kanal D's Beyaz Show and Zaga, Kanal 6's Hızar, and TV8's Dikkat Şahan Çıkabilir, Zoka, Bi İş İçin Lazım and Uzman Avı. He also worked as a columnist for Milliyet and Tempo.[1]

Mestçi, who prepared the anti-media / humor website named Shockhaber.com together with Hüseyin Özcan from 2001,[2][3] later published the humor content available on his website as three separate books titled Saçmala,[4] Radar Oldum, and Takıntılar respectively.[5]

In 2003, he wrote the column "Serin Duruş" together with Hüseyin Özcan for the Milliyet newspaper, which was awarded for their delicate use of Turkish language at the Karaman Türk Dili Awards.[6]

In 2005, he took on the duties of directing and screenwriting for an multimedia-sketch program called Dikkat Şahan Çıkabilir[7] Alper Mestçi's film career started in 2006 when the horror story he prepared with Güray Ölgü and Şahan Gökbakar made it to the big screen and was adapted as a movie.[8]

Mestçi, who had his first film directing experience in 2007 with Musallat, wrote the movie's screenplay together with Güray Ölgü.[9]

In 2009, Mestçi, who had experience with the comedy genre during his television career, directed the comedy movie Kanal-i-zasyon,[10] and continued his career by producing another horror film in 2010.[11]

After releasing a sequel for Musallat in 2011,[12] Mestçi started working on a series of horror movies titled SİCCÎN,[13] and meanwhile directed the comedy movies Sabit Kanca and Sabit Kanca 2.[14]

In 2015, he married the presenter of Gülhan'ın Galaksi Rehberi, Gülhan Şen.[15]

FilmographyEdit

Movies
Year Title Genre Role Notes
Producer Director Screenwriter Other
2006 Gen Thriller No No No   Narrator, executive producer.
2007 Musallat Horror No Yes Yes  
2009 Kanal-i-zasyon Comedy No Yes No   Narrator.
2010 Üç Harfliler: Marid Horror Yes No No  
2011 Musallat 2: Lanet Horror No Yes Yes  
2013 Sabit Kanca Comedy No Yes Yes  
2014 SİCCÎN: Büyü Haramdır Horror No Yes No  
Sabit Kanca 2 Comedy No Yes No  
2015 SİCCÎN 2 Horror No Yes Yes  
2016 Üç Harfliler 3: Karabüyü Horror No Yes Yes  
SİCCÎN 3: Cürmü Aşk Horror No Yes Yes  
2017 SİCCÎN 4 Horror No Yes Yes  
2018 SİCCÎN 5 Horror No Yes Yes  
2019 SİCCÎN 6 Horror No Yes Yes  

BibliographyEdit

  • "Radar Oldum" (with Hüseyin Özcan). Istanbul, 2003. ISBN 9789752810075
  • "Saçmalama" (with Hüseyin Özcan). Istanbul, 2003. ISBN 9789758441891
  • "Takıntılar" (with Hüseyin Özcan). Istanbul, 2005. ISBN 9789752810327

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Sinemalara "Musallat" oldu". Hürriyet. 31 October 2007. Retrieved 6 October 2014.
  2. ^ Akyol, Tuba (18 November 2002). "'Gündeme karşı serin duruş'". Milliyet. Retrieved 25 February 2015.
  3. ^ "2003 Yılının Gaf Ödülleri". NTVMSNBC. 19 December 2003. Retrieved 25 February 2015.
  4. ^ "Ünlülerden saçmalamalar kitap oldu". Hürriyet. 18 June 2003. Retrieved 25 February 2015.
  5. ^ Çakkal, Ömer (26 November 2007). "Kurt adam Taksim'e çıksa fena dayak yer". Retrieved 25 February 2015.
  6. ^ Aydın, Aslıhan (5 April 2003). "Türkçeyi en güzel kullanan yazar ve sanatçılar seçildi". Zaman. Retrieved 1 March 2015.
  7. ^ Aydoğan, İlknur (30 October 2009). "'Televizyonda sanat olmaz'". Sabah. Retrieved 2 March 2015.
  8. ^ "Gen". NTVMSNBC. 7 April 2006. Retrieved 6 October 2014.
  9. ^ "Yönetmen gözüyle: Film korkunç bir aşk hikâyesi". Radikal. 17 November 2007. Retrieved 6 October 2014.
  10. ^ "'Kanal-i-zasyon' işi tamam!". Sabah. 22 August 2009. Archived from the original on 6 October 2014. Retrieved 6 October 2014.
  11. ^ "Kendi filmini izleyemedi". Hürriyet. 25 September 2010. Retrieved 6 October 2014.
  12. ^ Akça, Kerem (4 December 2011). "Yeni korku formülümüz tam gaz!". Habertürk. Retrieved 2 March 2015.
  13. ^ Şen, Murat Tolga (25 September 2014). "Cin filmlerinden hoşlanmayanlar bile sevecek". Beyazperde. Retrieved 6 October 2014.
  14. ^ "'Sabit Kanca 2' vizyona giriyor". Milliyet. 3 September 2014. Retrieved 6 October 2014.
  15. ^ "Gülhan Şen ile Alper Mestçi evlendi". www.hurriyet.com.tr (in Turkish). Retrieved 2019-09-26.

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