İpek Erden

ipek erden

İpek Erden has been in the film industry since 2010, taking various roles in many major productions, both local and international, such as Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011), The Two Faces of January (2014) Ali and Nino(2016), Never Leave Me (2017) and digital platform series Hakan Muhafız (2018-2020) and Aşk 101 (2020-2021). She produced four different short films in 2017. In the same year, she undertook the task of international communication and coordination of the Antalya Film Festival.

Ipek founded her production company Vayka Film in 2018. The short films she produced such as Distant Mirror(2022) and One Way (2022) were selected for many development platforms and received support from the Ministry of Culture and TRT 12 Punto. In 2019, she founded the independent theater group Tiyatro Motus, and produced her first theater play The Good God of Manhattan. As a producer, she was selected to the Sarajevo Talents programme 2020.

She took on the line producer role for filming in Turkey for Aftersun (2022), a feature film in competition in Semaine de la Critique as part of Cannes Film Festival. Vayka Film’s first feature film A Guide to Living for the Dead is currently selected to the Frontières Platform as part of Marché du Film 2022, and Ipek is currently working on the development of new feature film and series projects.