Filming for Bloomberg tv, Istanbul April 2008
Interview with Deputy Prime Minister Mrs. Edibe
Working for Bloomberg tv at Turkey-Iraq border,
Habur-Silopi, November 2007
Interview with mayor of Fatih Mr. Mustafa Demir about
Sulukule project for BBC Scotland, Istanbul, August 2008
Filming in Sulukule for BBC Scotland. Istanbul,
August 2008
Moqoble Kurdish camp in northern Iraq, July 2008
This camp is near moqoble village between Zakho
and Duhok near smel town. The Kurds who live in this
camp have ran away from Syria in  March 2004 when
Syrian government troops killed more than 50 Kurds.  
With Canadian documentary film maker Simcha
Jacobovici during filming Struma documentary
Istanbul 2000.
Experienced freelance fixer in Turkey for news stories and documentary films
Kirkuk, Iraq,  March 2009
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Filming Worm hunters documentary in
Hasankeyf for  
Gulliver Media Australia, 2009
In Marmaray Tunnel, Mage builder Documentary.
for discovery channel  Istanbul, January 2009
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Filming Alevis Prayer in a Cem House for
ITV. Malatya, October 2009
Interview for BBC Scotland. Diyarbakir,
2009
Date: October 2009 Location: Diyarbakir, Elbistan and Malatya: Company: ITN, UK
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Turkey's  Democratic solution, Kurdish peace process
Date :October 2009 Location:  Ankara and Diyarbakir Company: BBC Scotland
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Turkey-Armenia Relations and new agreement
Date: October 2009 Location: Istanbul, Bursa Company: Neewsweek, Russia
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Photo Journalism
Date: September 2009 Location: Diyarbakir Photographer: Daimon Xanthopoulos
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Eva's trail, from Ethiopia, to western Europe, a documentary about people, cultures
and transitions
September 2009 Location: Diyarbakir, Erzurum, Yagan and Eyupler (Eyyiba) Villages in
Erzurum. Company: The Enterainment Group / Telesaurus Brussels Broadcaster:  
VRT
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The Mega builders (A documentary about istanbul Marmaray project) Part 3
Date: August-September  2009 Location: Istanbul
Company: Barna-Alper Productions Toranto Broadcaster:
Discovery channel
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Photo Journalism about power of Military
Date: August 2009 Location: Istanbul, Diyarbakir, a village in Lice, Diyarbakir.
Photographer: Timo Vogt
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European commission, European Destinations of  Excellence
Date: August 2009 Location: Kars Kucuyuk lake, Kars Company: MEDIA CONSULTA
International Holding AG, Berlin Germany
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Documentary about Mitreya
Date: July 2009 Location: Nemrud, Arsameia in Adiyaman area Company: Mitreya Project,  
Berlin Germany.
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Photo Journalism about entertainment in Kurdish area
Date: June 2009 Location: Diyarbakir  Photoghraper: Philip Cheung
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Culture, art and developments in Diyarbakir
Date: May 2009 Location: Diyarbakir Company: ARTE Tv  France
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Worms Hunters (a documentary about earth worms and earth worms scientists)
Date: April 2009 Location: Diyarbakir, Hasankeyf, Mardin Company: Gulliver Media Australia
Broadcaster:
National geographic
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Photo Journalism in Diyarbakir and in Kirkuk in Northern Iraq (Kurdish refugee camp
in Kirkuk stadium)
Date: March 2009 Location: Diyarbakir- Kirkuk, Photoghraper: Meiko Herrmann
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Kurdish children in prisons, local elections in Turkey and tourism in Mardin
Date: March 2009 Location: Diyarbakir and Mardin Company: GPD Dutch news agency,
Journalist Jessica Mass
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An internal film for Paxar Teslo Tekstil Urunleri San ve Tic. A.S.
Date: March 2009 Location: Istanbul Company: I-motus, interactive motion London UK
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The Mega builders (A documentary about istanbul Marmaray project) Part 2
Date: January 2009 Location: Istanbul Company: Barna-Alper Productions Toranto Broadcaster:
Discovery channel
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2008
Photo Journalism Date: October 2008 Location: Diyarbakir Photoghraper: Anne Holmes
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Latest developments in Diyarbakir about Kurdish problem
Date: October 2008 Location: Diyarbakir Company: GPD Dutch news agency,
Journalist: Jessica Mass
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The Mega builders (A documentary about istanbul Marmaray project)
Date: August 2008 Location: Istanbul Company: Barna-Alper Productions, Toranto Broadcaster:
Discovery channel
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Guns in Turkey and shootings at the weddings Date: July 2008 Location: istanbul
Company: BBC Scotland
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Rehabilitation project for Gypsy neighbourhood Sulukule in istanbul
Date: July 2008 Location: istanbul Company: BBC Scotland
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Photo Journalism in Northern Iraq
Date: July 2008 Location: Diyarbakir, Erbil, Sulemani  Photoghraper:  Jon Vidar
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Photo Journalism in Northern Iraq
Date: July 2008 Location: Diyarbakir, Erbil, Sulemani  Photoghraper:  Andrew  Nelles
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Welcome to my world (Documentary)
July 2008 Location: Istanbul and Zonguldak Company: Looshorse. Broadcaster: Irish TV
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Foreign investment in Turkey
Date: April-May 2008 Location: Istanbul, Ankara, Kayseri Company: Bloomberg TV
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Turkish government lifted headscarf ban
Date: February 2008 Location: Istanbul Company: BBC Scotland
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2007
Turkey's threat to invade northern Iraq
Date: November 2007 Location: Istanbul, Ankara, Diyarbakir, Cizre, Silopi Company:
Bloomberg TV
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Photo journalism project in southeastern Turkey and Northern Iraq
Date: November 2007 Location: Silopi,  Zakho, Erbil (Northern Iraq Company: Russian
Journalists
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Kurdish conflict
Date: October 2007 Location: Istanbul, Diyarbakir
Company: Canadian Journalist Christopher Frey
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Ancient city of Miletus
Date: October 2007 Location: Miletus Company: Scottish Television
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Welsh men in Gallipoli war
August-September 2007 Location: Gallipoli (Canakkale) Company: Welsh Television
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Turkish Parliament Election
Date: July 2007 Location: Istanbul Company: Bloomberg TV
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Raising Nationalism in Turkey
Date: May 2007 Location: Istanbul, Ankara, Trabzon Company: BBC Scotland
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2006
Prisoners hunger strike in Turkey (Documentary)
Date: April 2006  Location: Istanbul, Gaziantep Company:  Wildfire Films, Dublin
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Turkish journalists trials, article 301 in Turkish panel code
Date: January 2006 Location: Istanbul Company: BBC Scotland
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Pope's Turkey visit
Date: November 2006  Location: Istanbul Company: BBC Scotland
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2005
Milan-Liverpool champions League final game in Istanbul
Date: May 2005 Company: ITN
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Turkey's possible EU membership
Date: December 2005 Location: Istanbul Company: BBC Scotland
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2004
Honour killings and women rights in Turkey
Date: December 2004 Location: Istanbul, Ankara Company: BBC Scotland
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MRSA Virus in Turkey hospitals
Date: September 2004 Location: Izmir Company: BBC Scotland
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Search of the remains of Noah's Ark. (Documentary)
Date: August 2004 Company: Stempede, London Location:  Istanbul, Erzurum, Dogubeyazit
Broadcaster:
Channel 4
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Buildings safety in Istanbul
Date: February 2004 Location: Istanbul Company: BBC Scotland
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2003
Attacks on British Consulate and HSBC bank in Istanbul
Date: November 2003 Location: Istanbul Company: BBC
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Turkey-UK national teams football game
Date: October 2003 Location: Istanbul Company:  BBC
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Possible US troops deployment in Turkey
Date: February-March 2003 Location: Istanbul Ankara Company: BBC Scotland
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2001
King Midas' Feast, a documentary film about King Midas and the food of the time
Date: 2001 Company: Yap films Leeds Location: Ankara, Polatli  Broadcaster: Channel 4
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A Kurdish refugee killed in Glasgow, Kurdish refugees and Kurdish conflict
Date: August-Steptember  2001 Company: Location: Istanbul, Gaziantep, Diyarbakir
Company:
BBC Scotland
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GLADIATRIX, ( A documentary about women warriors)
Date: January 2001 Company: Yap films Leeds Location: Terme, Giresun Broadcaster:
Channel 4
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Maggie O'Kane and film maker Fiona Lloyd-Davis followed the refugee trail
Date: May 2001 Company: Guardian Newspaper Location: Dogubeyazit in Eastern Turkey,
Turkey-Iran Border, Istanbul (Winner of a European Online Journalism award for the best
investigative reporting using video and audio in 2001)
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2000
Besiktas-Leeds United football game
Date: September 2000 Location: Istanbul Company: BBC
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Struma,  documentary film by Simcha Jacobovici  about a sunken refugees ship in
Black sea
Date: August 2000 Company: Yap films Toronto Location: Istanbul, Black sea
Broadcaster:
Chanel 4, HBO, History channel
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Galatasatay-Leeds United football game
Date: April 2000 Location: Istanbul Company: BBC
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1999
Earthquake in Turkey
Date: August 1999 Location: Istanbul,  Adapazari, Yalova, Golcuk, Izmit, Cinarcik
Company:
Channel 4
I am a freelance journalist and
have been working as a fixer for
foreigner media in Turkey since
1999. I can work as a fixer,
researcher, coordinator, location
do any kind of pre production work
need to be done before your
filming. I am based in Istanbul but
can work anywhere in Turkey. I
speak Kurdish, English, Turkish,
German, Persian and some Arabic.
I also can arrange camera crew,
equipment and transportation and
can help you to get filming
permission. If you are planning to
film a documentary film or a news
report in Turkey and would like to
know more about filming in Turkey,
please don't hesitate to contact
me. I will be happy to give you any
kind of info and working with you in
Turkey.

I have been working very often at
Turkey-Syrian border since June 2011. I
also lived in the area for two years. If
you are planning to go and work at
Turkey Syrian border area and think that
you may need help of someone in that
area, please don't hesitate to contact
me.


Memet Aksakal
Mobile Phone: +90 533 334 77 96
memetaksa@gmail.com