İpek Erden

ipek erden

Ipek Erden was born in 1985 in Istanbul. She studied Business Management in Koç University and London School of Economics. After she had started a career in finance working in one of the acknowledged firms, Deloitte, as an auditor, she has stepped into the film industry in 2010. Since then, she has worked in many important productions, both local and international, in commercials, documentaries, TV films, and major feature films, such as “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy”, “The Two Faces of January”. “Ali and Nino”, and “Never Leave Me”. Starting as a production coordinator, she also took on roles in various departments as well such as art department, locations, assistant directors, and financial accounts. She has taken on the producer role in 2017 for four different short films written by the students of Toy Istanbul script workshop. Also, in the same year, she worked as the International Communication and Coordination in 54th International Antalya Film Festival, and General Coordinator in Antalya Film Forum. 

Ipek has also initiated Tiyatro Motus in 2019, a theater ensemble in Turkey, and is working on producing their first theatrical play. Still working actively in the film industry, she has founded her independent production company Vayka Film in 2018, based in İstanbul. Ipek is currently working on a number of projects in various stages. She was also selected as one of the participants of the Producers Summit in Talents 2020 programme as part of the Sarajevo Film Festival.

Filmography

  • Tek Yön / One Way / 2021 / Short Film / Producer (in post-production)
  • Uzak Ayna / Distant Mirror / 2021 / Short Film / Producer (in post-production)
  • Aşk 101 / Love 101 / 2020 / Netflix Series / Production Coordinator
  • Organize İşler 2 / Money Trap / 2019 / Feature Film / Art Department Coordinator
  • Hakan Muhafız / The Protector / 2018 / Netflix Series / Art Department Coordinator
  • Dönüşüm / Transformation / 2017 / Short Film / Producer
  • Tepedeki Ev / House on the Hill / 2017 / Short Film / Producer
  • Kulis / Backstage / 2017 / Short Film / Producer
  • Aşka Zaman / Time for Love / 2017 / Short Film / Producer
  • Never Leave Me / 2017 / Feature Film / Production Coordinator
  • Istanbul Kırmızısı / Red İstanbul / 2016 / Feature Film / Art Department Coordinator
  • Mitten in Deutschland: NSU / NSU: German History X / 2016 / TV Mini – Series / Production Coordinator
  • Ali and Nino / 2016 / Feature Film / On-Set Accounts
  • 8 Saniye / 8 Seconds / 2015 / Feature Film / Art Department Coordinator
  • The Two Faces of January / 2014 / Feature Film / Locations Coordinator
  • Ambassadors / 2013 / BBC Series / Financial Accountant
  • Tinker Tailer Soldier Spy / 2011 / Feature Film / Assistant Production Coordinator