Alaz Burak Şen

Alaz Burak Şen

Alaz is an artist and a filmmaker working and living between Berlin and İstanbul, with operational bases and production networks in both cities.

Holding a master of arts degree in arts management and film studies, he works mainly with filmmakers and producers of visual arts; working in the feature film and TV commercial industries as a digital artist for visual effects and post-production, as well as an art director.

He has, since 2010, worked with advertising agencies, post-production companies, production collectives, performers and other visual artists on video and film productions in Berlin and in İstanbul, as well as working with prominent film directors and musicians on their content.

Having a film-oriented background, and an education focused on film studies, psychology, design and fine arts management, in addition to earlier studies in an engineering school at the technical university; he focuses his own projects in production on cinema spectatorship, semiotics, procedural production techniques, media aesthetics, social relations and performance.

His prior occupation remains in pre- and post-production as a VFX artist and a motion designer, delivering services as an art director and Flame artist in film and TV production; for short films, music videos, advertising, and fashion brands internationally.