Mehmet Bozdağ

Mehmet Bozdağ (born 1 January 1983[1] Turkish pronunciation: [mehˈmet bozˈdaː]) is a Turkish screenwriter, film producer, and director. He is also the founder and owner of production company Bozdağ Film.[2]

Mehmet Bozdag
Mehmet Bozdag.jpg
Born1 January 1983 (1983-01) (age 39)
Kayseri, Turkey
EducationSakarya University
OccupationScreenwriter, film producer, director
Years active2009–present
Spouse(s)Aslı Zeynep Peker Bozdağ
Children2

Early lifeEdit

 
Bozdağ and his wife during a ceremony for promoting the first season of Diriliş: Ertuğrul

Bozdağ was born in Kayseri, Turkey and educated at Sakarya University. He also completed his master's degree in sociology at the same university.[1] Bozdağ started his historical studies in 2004.[1]

CareerEdit

In 2009, Bozdağ worked as a screenwriter for TRT documentaries "Son Rüya" and "Kardeş Şehirler".[1] In 2010, he wrote a documentary named "Ustalar, Alimler ve Sultanlar".

In 2014, Bozdağ made a historical Turkish drama series Diriliş: Ertuğrul.[3][4] The show was very popular in Turkey and Pakistan.[5] The next year, in 2015, he then made the season 2 for Diriliş: Ertuğrul. In the same year, he also made another historical drama named Yunus Emre: Aşkın Yolculuğu.[6]

Bozdağ announced in 2020 that he had been working on the new project since 2018, at the request of the Government of Uzbekistan.[7] In February 2021, Bozdağ's drama series Mendirman Jaloliddin was released on television.[7]

He currently writes and produces the TV series Kuruluş: Osman, which aired on ATV from November 2019. In May 2020, Bozdağ announced that he wants to collaborate with Pakistan for a future co-production.[8][9]

FilmographyEdit

DocumentariesEdit

Television seriesEdit

Year(s) Drama Network
2014–19 Diriliş: Ertuğrul TRT 1
2015–16 Yunus Emre: Aşkin Yolculuğu TRT 1
2018–19 Mehmetçik Kûtulamâre TRT 1
2019–present Kuruluş: Osman ATV
2021–present Mendirman Jaloliddin ATV
2021–present Destan ATV

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Award Work Category Result Ref.
2017 Golden Palm Awards Diriliş: Ertuğrul Best Screenwriter Won [10]
2020 Turkey Youth Awards Kuruluş: Osman Producer of the Year [11]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "'Diriliş Ertuğrul'a hayat veren adam: Mehmet Bozdağ". www.timeturk.com (in Turkish). Retrieved 2021-06-23.
  2. ^ "Bozdağ Film". www.bozdagfilm.com.tr (in Turkish). Retrieved 2021-06-23.
  3. ^ SABAH, DAILY (2020-10-07). "Producer of 'Resurrection Ertuğrul' reveals new project on Jalal al-Din Khwarazmshah". Daily Sabah. Retrieved 2021-06-22.
  4. ^ Polat, Cüneyt (2016-05-10). "Diriliş Ertuğrul'un Yapımcısı Mehmet Bozdağ: Her şey bir rüya ile başladı!". Cüneyt Polat (in Turkish). Retrieved 2021-06-22.
  5. ^ "Turkish Ertugrul TV series takes Pakistan by storm". www.aa.com.tr. Retrieved 2021-06-22.
  6. ^ "After 'Dirilis: Ertugrul', 'Yunus Emre' to air on state-run television". The Nation. 2020-11-20. Retrieved 2021-06-22.
  7. ^ a b "Producer of 'Resurrection Ertuğrul' reveals new project on Jalal al-Din Khwarazmshah". Daily Sabah. 2020-10-07. Retrieved 2021-04-06.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  8. ^ "Turkish TV series' producer wishes to collaborate with Pakistanis". www.aa.com.tr. Retrieved 2020-05-27.
  9. ^ "'Resurrection: Ertugrul' producer pitches for joint projects with Pakistan". 'Resurrection: Ertugrul' producer pitches for joint projects with Pakistan. Retrieved 2020-05-27.
  10. ^ "Türkiye Gençlik Ödülleri sahiplerini buldu". Hürriyet. 17 May 2017. Retrieved 1 November 2020.
  11. ^ Hussain, Nazir (19 September 2020). "Kurulus Osman Won Golden Palm Awards 2020". The Multi News. Retrieved 6 January 2021.

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