Birthday: 1970-04-04 · Known For: Directing
27 Movies · 3 TV Series
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Çağan Irmak (born 4 April 1970) is a Turkish film and television writer and director, who has managed to attract a large audience in Turkey and is best known for the TV series Çemberimde Gül Oya (2004–2005) and Asmalı Konak (2002–2004), and for the hit films Alone (2008) and My Father and My Son (2005), for which he received Turkish Cinema Writers Association Awards for Best Film, Best Screenplay and Best Director.He studied Radio, TV and Film Studies at Ege University Faculty of Communications, receiving the Sedat Simavi Award for two short films, Masal (The Tale) and Kurban (The Sacrifice), which he made in the course of his studies. After graduating in 1992, he worked in cinema and television as an assistant director to Orhan Oğuz, Mahinur Ergun, Filiz Kaynak and Yusuf Kurçenli, and was awarded first prize by IFSAK for his short film Play Me Old and Wise (1998). He wrote and directed the TV series Good Morning Brother Istanbul (1998–2001) on atv, and the TV film Strawberry Cake (2000) before achieving some early success with his first feature film, Wish Me Luck (2001), which Rekin Teksoy describes as "unremarkable", and collaborations with Mahinur Ergun on the hit TV series Şaşıfelek Çıkmazı (2001) for TRT, and Asmalı Konak (2002–2004) for atv, for which he received numerous awards. A period of great success followed with popular TV series Çemberimde Gül Oya (2004–2005) on Kanal D, and hit films Everything About Mustafa (2004) and My Father and My Son (2005), which according to Rekin Teksoy "successfully exploited the melodramatic idiom and was a huge box-office success," which, "showed that popular cinema was successful in appealing to wide audiences" as well as receiving six Turkish Cinema Writers Association Awards including Best Director. Following this he wrote and directed several installment in the TV horror film series Kabuslar Evi for FOX, and the film The Messenger before achieving another popular success with the film Alone (2008). Since then he has made the short film Düşlerimdeki Atatürk (2008), the TV series Yol Arkadaşım (2008–2009) for Star and the film In Darkness (2009). He has been productive in the last years and has produced 4 additional films: Sleeping Princess (2010), My Grandfather's People (2011), Are We OK? (2012) and Whisper If I Forget (2014).
Movies & TV Series
2 Movies · 1 TV Series
Çocuklar Sana Emanet
'Çocuklar Sana Emanet' meaning 'Children's Safety to you" The story about an interior architect Kerem (Engin Akyürek) recovering from traumatic car accident then spends time with healer woman and peop...
Kaan (Tolga Tekin) has difficulty getting a higher position in his work where he has built a good career. While he was occupied with his wife, children and his work, he has pretty much neglected his f...
1 Movie · 1 TV Series
Are We Ok?
Temmuz is an openly gay sculptor living at a flat with his dog in Istanbul. He lives a bohemian lifestyle and has a happy go lucky, carefree, eccentric (such as believing in good luck charms) characte...
Tells the story of Feride, an orphaned young girl who is forced to attend a boarding school. While she visits her aunt during holidays, she falls in love with her cousin Kamran. Soon, their love grows...
Bana Şans Dile
Kabuslar Evi: Çizgisiz Zamanlar
Sevil is one of the actresses of old Turkish movies that are now forgotten. As a result of the surprising offer he received at a time when he was hoping to work, he agreed for a new series of film pro...
House of Nightmares: Sleepwalkers
Tolga is a science-fiction writer who has never been able to achieve the success of his first book. The signature day of his last book also results in a fiasco. Tolga, who has become a depressed soul,...
Kabuslar Evi: Bir Kış Masalı
The theater actor, Gülseren, is unable to relieve the pain of her husband Hilmi and her daughter Melisa, which she lost as a result of an accident. As a result of the pressures and insistence of his s...
Kabuslar Evi: Karanlıktan Gelen
Kerem is going on vacation with his mother and sister. Kerem asks them to take a break on the road. When he returns, he cannot find his mother and brother. He waits for some sounds from the forest whi...
A group of young high society friends, aged between 18 and 25, are gathered at a friend's bar that they regularly frequent for the night. But when they finish of their last beer and prepare to head ho...
Kabuslar Evi - Takip
Kabuslar Evi: Onlara Dokunmak
Kabuslar evi - Kaçan Fırsatlar Limited
Kabuslar Evi: Tanıdık Yabancı
Discharged from the mental institution after a long treatment, Derya (Z.Gencer) returns to her village, where her mother lives (G.Ökten). While trying hard to forget her miserable memories, including ...
House of Nightmares - The Last Dance
Müyesser is a disabled old woman dependent on her daughter-in-law's care. She can neither walk nor speak. In the mansion where they have just moved due to her son's new occupation, Müyesser meets a my...
Kabuslar evi - Hayal-i Cihan
Cihan, who has been seeking a quiet house far from the city center, finds the mansion he needs at Sema Emlak, the well-known real estate agent of a village. After staying for a short time in the mansi...
1 Movie · 1 TV Series
Everything About Mustafa
A man is forced to confront his past after he loses everything in an accident. Mustafa is a successful business man living a seemingly great life with his family when an accident takes it all away fro...
The Rose and the Thorn
Events occurred in Turkey in late seventies and early eighties.
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