Senem Tüzen was born in Ankara in 1980. She graduated from the Department of Cinema and Television at Mimar Sinan Fine Arts Academy in Istanbul. Tüzen has worked as an editor, cinematographer and producer on short, feature and documentary films in the Zela Film, which she founded with her friends. She produced "Adem′in Seyir Defteri" (39 vol.) for TRT Turk in 2009-2012. Tüzen received the Best Short Film award for "Rats" (2005) and "Milk and Chocolate" (2008) from IFSAK Awards. In 2009 her short films “Milk and Chocolate” and “Unus Mundus” were both nominated for the Turkish Film Critic’s Association Award; and “Unus Mundus” won the "Best Short Film" award. Her debut feature film "Motherland" (Ana Yurdu) will premiere in September 2015 at the 72nd Venice Film Festival in the International Critics’ Week section.
2015, Ana Yurdu / Motherland
2011, Ademin Seyir Defteri
2008, Süt ve Çikolata / Milk & Chocolate
2007, Unus Mundus
2005, Fareler / Rats
2004, Ali′nin Düşü/Ali′s Dream
Reference: zelafilm.com, newyorkturkishfilmfestival.com, kameraarkasi.org,