March 1, 1953 |
Bahçesaray, Van Province, Turkey
|Alma mater||Hacettepe University|
|Occupation||Actor, film director, film producer, publisher|
|Awards||Golden Orange award for Best Director /1985)|
Çetin was born as the son of a customs officer and studied art history at Hacettepe University. Çetin has produced full-length films and television series, and foremost, commercials. He is best known in the English-speaking world for his 1999 film Propaganda, a critically acclaimed libertarian comedy about post-World War II eastern Turkey. Çetin both directed and produced this film, as he did for many other films. His 1993 film Berlin in Berlin was entered into the 18th Moscow International Film Festival.
He commented at 9th International Turkish Language Olympics on June 21, 2011 about Fethullah Gulen. He said: "First of all I would like to thank someone, who is not here -and I don't know why he is not here- a great thinker, an important religious leader, someone precious and who has a heart made of gold. His name is Fethullah Gulen and I'm honored to say that."
Çetin manages and owns the film production company Plato Film Productions. He opened the company in 1986 and it has been expanding ever since. It is one of the most commercially successful Production Companies of Turkey.
Çetin is currently working on his 13th feature film named "Çanakkale Çocukları". The film is starring actors such as Haluk Bilginer, Oktay Kaynarca, Yavuz Bingöl and Sinan Çetin's two sons Rafael Cemo Çetin and Orfeo Çetin.
- 1982 - Çiçek Abbas (Director)
- 1982 - Çirkinler de Sever (Director)
- 1985 - 14 Numara (Director)
- 1986 - Prenses Gökyüzü (Director)
- 1993 - Berlin in Berlin (Director)
- 1995 - Bay E (Director)
- 1999 - Propaganda (Director)
- 2001 - Komser Şekspir (Director)
- 2002 - Banka (Director)
- 2004 - Okul (Producer)
- 2004 - Romantik (Director)
- 2005 - Pardon (Producer)
- 2005 - Şans Kapıyı Kırınca (Actor)
- 2010 - "Kağıt" (Director)
- 2004 - Avrupa Yakası
- 2006 - Sahte Prenses
- 1977 - Baskın
- 1977 - Halı Türküsü
- "18th Moscow International Film Festival (1993)". MIFF. Retrieved 2013-03-09.
- Sinan Çetin at the Internet Movie Database
- Her 10 yılda bir başka Sinan Çetin, Asu Maro, January 23, 2008, Milliyet (Turkish)
- Biyografi.info - Biography of Sinan Çetin (Turkish)
|Golden Orange Award for Best Director
for 14 Numara