- Simon's Agony (2018) - Writer & Director - Short Film currently in Pre-production
- A Rainy Day In New York (2018) - Small Supporting - Dir. Woody Allen
- Chinaroom (2017) - Writer & Director & D.P.
- Ezer Kenegdo (2016) - Writer & Director (with Daniel Kremer) - featuring Josh Safdie
- Love Twice (2016) - Lead Actor "Sal" (w/ John Cale of the Velvet Underground) - Mill Valley International FF
- Devised (2016) - Lead Actor "Lovis" - Feature Film
- Knowing Nothing Cold (2016) - Cinematography - Feature Film - Defy Film Festival, New Filmmakers LA
- HappyAngrySad (2015) - Lead "Dan" (Short) - Walnut Creek Intern'l FF & 18th CAIFF & Bay Area Short FF
- Forest Born (2015) - Cinematography (Short) - Portland Film Festival ("Best Short Film" WINNER); Alexandria Film Festival, Maryland Film Festival, New Hampshire Film Festival ("Best Short Film" WINNER)
- Butterfly Cage (2015) - Experimental - 8mm - Official Selection - Visionaria International FF (Siena)
- Paradise Club (2014) - Cinematography - 12th Other Venice Film Festival - "Best Feature Film" WINNER
- I Am the Change (2014) - Director, D.P., & Editor - Documentary Film for SF District Attorney's Office
- Bridge to a Border (2014) - Supporting Actor "Vaclav" - Mill Valley Film Festival - World Premiere
- American Mongrel (2014) - Writer & Director & D.P. - Lewiston-Auburn Film Festival
- Cutting the Pattern (2013) - Cinematography (Short)
- A Leap to Take (2013) - Lead "Eddie" - Moscow International Film Festival & Varna International Film Fest
- Collapse (2013) - Cinematography - Mill Valley Film Festival - World Premiere
- Maelstrom (2012) - Lead Actor "Ethan" & Editor - Mill Valley Film Festival - World Premiere
- Sand (2010) - 2nd Unit Cinematography - Syracuse International Film Fest
- Not I (2010) - Writer & Director - Featuring Lorena Feijoo of the San Francisco Ballet Company
- Nocturnal Jake (2009) - Writer & Director - Featuring David Boyce of the Broun Fellinis
- The Nox Cycle (2008-09) - Writer & Director - 15 Short Films related to the Nocturnal Jake feature film
- Don't Let Me (2008) - Writer & Director - Short Film
- Used (2007) - Supporting Actor "Chuck" - Mill Valley Film Festival - World Premiere (Film #2 of 9@Night)
- Pan (2006) - Supporting Actor "Chuck" - Mill Valley Film Festival - World Premiere (Film #8 of 9@Night)
- For Mothers (2006) - Experimental - 8mm film
- Security (2005) - Editor - Green Cine International Film Festival - Audience Award WINNER
Notable projects include Paradise Club (2014). Paradise Club stars Eric Roberts (The Dark Knight, Star 80) and was produced by two-time Academy Award-nominee Sergei Bodrov—Deniz was cinematographer on the film. The film was awarded the "Best Feature Film" award at the Other Venice Film Festival.
Deniz has extensive experience with all levels of film and video production from pre to post, in front of the camera as well as behind the lens, and he is a strong asset to any team engaged with the use and creation of moving pictures.
NOTE: Titles in BOLD indicate auteur film endeavors.