I thought Forest Born was extremely well made. I particularly liked the night work! So simple and effective. —Roger Deakins (Blade Runner 2049, Skyfall, Fargo)
Deniz Demirer was cinematographer for the award-winning short film Forest Born.
A slightly updated reel as of July 24, 2018 (above) which includes excerpts from Forest Born. For both reels, viewer discretion is advised.
Deniz Demirer is a filmmaker—a writer, director, cinematographer, and actor. He has written and directed five feature films to date. His first feature Nocturnal Jake (2009) was chosen by acclaimed film director Rob Nilsson (Heat & Sunlight, Northern Lights) as one of the top 5 films shot in San Francisco.
Deniz Demirer's work as actor, cinematographer, editor, and director has been exhibited in international film festivals on a regular basis.
Deniz lives in New York City.