BARIS SARHAN The Cemil Show Participant First Cut Lab


Director & ProducerSARHAN PROJECTS (Turkey)


Bariş Sarhan is born in Istanbul. After his visual arts education, he worked as a graphic designer, art director and commercial film director.

In 2009, he made his first short film Slippers and then went to New York to study cinema at NYU.
He continues to make moving images like feature and short films, commercials, music videos, animations, while creating his own visual language. 


The Cemil Show is his first feature film which will have its world premiere at the 50th Rotterdam Film Festival.




2010Slippers – Director (Short Film)
2015 The Cemil Show – Writer & Director (Short Film)
2020 – The Cemil Show – Writer, Director & Producer (Feature Film)
2021 Blurry Blue – Writer, Director & Producer (Feature Film / in development)