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Contact:     duruyucel@hotmail.com / +40799395525
Location:   Bucharest, Romania

Height:       5′ 3” (160 cm)
Hair:            long, brown
Eyes:            dark brown

Born on:    July 16, 1986, in Izmir, Turkey

Film Credits:

  • Fast Girl (feature film in development) – screenwriter / co-director – Entertainment 360
  • Die Bully Die (feature film in development) – starring
  • Wander Tales (anthology feature film in development) – starring in one of the segments
  • We Put the World to Sleep (anthology series in development) – starring – created & directed by Adrian Țofei
  • Good Girl (feature film in pre-production) – co-screenwriter / associate producer / playing Singer (supporting) – directed by Adrian Țofei, produced by Blumhouse & Entertainment 360
  • Elif (2014 TV series, episode 44) – playing University Student (supporting)
  • Cost of Love (Aşkın Bedeli): (2014 TV series, episode 154) – playing Nurse (supporting)
  • Grandpas Know Best (2012 short film) – playing Party Girl – directed by Nehir Tuna – Short Film Corner at Cannes Film Festival

Education/Studies:

  • Acting and Art Education at The Studio Players in Istanbul, Turkey, under Şahika Tekand and Esat Tekand (2011-2014)
  • Bachelor’s degree in English-Turkish Interpretation and Translation at the Izmir University of Economics in Turkey (graduated in 2011)
  • Elocution lessons (in Turkish) for dubbing/voice-over

Competences & Skills:
Acting, Singing (Jazz), Improvisation, Scriptwriting, Theatre, Swimming, Yoga, Dancing, Driving, Dubbing/Voice-over, English-Turkish Interpretation & Translation

Languages:
English (fluent), Turkish (native), Spanish (limited), Romanian (limited)

Theatre:
Becoming A Rhinoceros 2.014” (The Studio Players, 2014) – supporting role – written and directed by Şahika Tekand – June 4 & 5 at Istanbul Theatre Festival, July 1 & 26 at ENKA Culture and Art Meetings, November 26 at Sevgi Gönül Centre of Culture in Koç University

Music:
A demo of 10 classical jazz songs I sang and recorded in English

Commercials:

  • Turkish Marine Environment Protection Association “Deniz Temiz TURMEPA” (2016) – social awareness campaign
  • Clear, Valentine’s Game (2016) – commercial
  • MS disease (2015) – social awareness campaign
  • AFS, Manufacturer of HVAC Products (2015) – introductory clip

Interpretation & Translation:

  • 2015: 34th İstanbul Film Festival: Voluntary guide for director Michael Sturminger
  • 2015: Head&Shoulders Commercial Shoot: Simultaneous and Consecutive Interpretation and Hosting the Actors and Directors
  • 2015 (for a month): New York Film Academy’s Filmmaking Workshop of İstanbul Media Academy: Consecutive Interpretation during workshops, Video Translation and Hosting Guests who are the teachers of the workshop (Gilbert Shilton, Abe Heisler, Hilarion Banks, Kelly Gardner from NYFA)
  • 2014 (for a month): International Bosphorus Film Festival: Simultaneous and consecutive interpretation and hosting guests including directors, producers, actors and other esteemed ones such as famous acting coach Ivana Chubbuck and Hollywood Foreign Press Association President Lorenzo Soria
  • 2014: Translation of the play “A Hunger Suite” staged in Turkey by the English theatre group Clockfire Theatre Company
  • 2012: At Uniact Studio, consecutive and simultaneous interpretation to a world-wide famous coach and trainer (both for actors and business people) Anthony Vincent Bova, during “Executive Communication Seminar”
  • 2012 – November 2013: Lucia Oskerova (a Canadian model and actress): Personal interpreter, translator and Turkish speaking teacher
  • 2011 – “The First International Pilates and Fitness Training Programmes” – American pilates trainer; Tracey Mallett
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