Eli Kasavi


Eli Kasavi was born in Istanbul, Turkey in November 1986. He studied Film and TV at the Istanbul Bilgi University in Turkey. During his BA studies, he worked as assistant director and also assistant art director for TV commercials. His first short fiction film DÖNEK, which was also his BA thesis, was nominated for the 46th Antalya Golden Orange Award. He continued his education at the London Film School where two of his projects were selected for screening at the National Gallery’s website. Coming of Age is his MA thesis project.

Eli Kasavi

MA Filmmaking
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Graduation film

Coming of Age (Evren'in Sonu)

It is Evren's 18th birthday, the day he will inherit the family fortune. Throughout the day both his grandmother and the family lawyer impose their sense of direction on his life. However, Evren's only goal is the end of year talent show.
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LFS Filmography

Evren’in Sonu (Coming of Age), WRITER/DIRECTOR/EDITOR, Red One MX, 18m, LFS, 2012
46th Golden Orange Film Festival, Finalist
Press your Lips Together, CINEMATOGRAPHER/COMPOSER, 35mm, 14m, LFS, 2011
Static, WRITER/DIRECTOR, 16mm, 4m, LFS, 2010
Brave New World, CINEMATOGRAPHER, 16mm, 4m, LFS, 2010
Donek (Volatile), WRITER/DIRECTOR/PRODUCER, Red One, 8m, 2009
46th Golden Orange Film Festival, Finalist