“And what I saw, the holy be my word.”
Ebru Ceylan was born in Ankara, Turkey, 1976.
She started photography in 1992 at AFSAD and she participated several group exhibitions and won several awards.
After graduating from Film and TV Department of Marmara University, Istanbul, she studied for her master’s degree at Film Making Department of Mimar Sinan University, Istanbul.
Her first short film Kıyıda (On the edge) was officially selected to Cannes Competition in 1998.
She acted as the lead in the feature film Climates by Nuri Bilge Ceylan. She was the art director, story writer, and co-script writer of the Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s fifth film, Three Monkeys. And she is the co-scriptwriter of Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s movie Once Upon A Time in Anatolia.
More recently, she was the co-scriptwriter of the 2014 Cannes Film Festival Palme d’Or winner Winter Sleep.
She continues making films and photographs.