He was born in Adapazarı. He graduated from Anadolu University Cinema-Television Department in 1991. After he worked as co-director for one year, he gained a scholarship and went to Los Angeles. He achieved to be in the first one hundred students among 14.000 students applied to USC Cinema Arts School and he was accepted in a master program for three years. He graduated in 1995 and returned to Turkey. He has directed many awarded commercial films until today. In addition he made short-length films and documentary films released in Turkey and various festival and televisions of the world. In 2009, he directed his first cinema film Usta.