Ezgi Asaroğlu

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Ezgi Asaroğlu
Born Ezgi Asaroğlu
(1987-06-18) June 18, 1987 (age 31)
Izmir, Turkey
Occupation Actress
Years active 2004–present
Awards Dublin Silk Road Film Festival, Best Actress Award, 2014.
Website www.ezgiasaroglu.com.tr

Ezgi Asaroğlu[1] (born on June 18, 1987 in Izmir, Turkey) is a Turkish film and television actress.

She first appeared on cable tv in the TV series Bir Dilim Ask, which marked her screen debut at age 17. During the years, she had roles in the top-rated TV series and the popularity of the series made Ezgi Asaroglu well known to audiences in Turkey. In 2005, she appeared in the short movie What's Love Doing in the Mountains? which won awards at film festivals around the world.

Ezgi's film career started with her role in the 2008 award winning independent film, For a Moment, Freedom (aka Ein Augenblick Freiheit), a biting, tragicomic refugee drama which has won 30 international awards. Since then, she has taken on starring roles. In 2009, she starred in Kampuste Ciplak Ayaklar (aka Barefoot on Campus). Her performance received critical acclaim, and other successful films followed. Aci Ask, En Mutlu Oldugum Yer, Ask Kirmizi, Cennetten Kovulmak (which earned her "Best Actress Award" from Dublin Silk Road Film Festival), Sag Salim2. After comedy series Leyla ile Mecnun and Yagmurdan Kacarken, she continued her acting career successfully, starred in a drama series O Hayat Benim, which had a huge success that continued for four seasons, one hundred thirty-one episodes, and finished just on May 2, 2017.

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Director Notes and Awards
2004 Bir Dilim Ask (TV) Pelin Yuksel Aksu, Ummu Burhan
Zor Karar'' (TV) Meral Nihat Ozcan, Feride Kaytan
2005 What's Love Doing in the Mountains? Ayse Yunus Emre Firat * California Chapman University Cecil Awards for Best Undergraduare Picture and Best Screenplay Produced
* California Independent Film Festival, Slate Award for Best Foreign Short
* Humboldt International Film Festival, Festival Prize for Best Foreign Language Romantic Drama
* Garden State Film Festival, Jury Award for Best Short Student International
* Santa Cruz Film Festival,Audience Award for Best Student Film
* Hollywood International Student Film Festival, Festival Prize for Best Foreign Language Romantic Drama
* Angelus Awards Student Film Festival, Honorable Mention for Production Design
* 2007 Boston Motion Picture Awards 2nd Place Winner

* Harlem International Film Festival, Newyork, USA
* 5. Taos Mountain Film Festival, New Mexico, USA
* International Diversity Film Market, Washington, DC USA
* Edmonton International Film Festival, Canada
* Manaki Brothers International Film Camera Festival, Macedonia
* Temecula Valley International Film Festival, California, USA

Official Site
2006 ''Kizlar Yurdu (TV) Gulenay Ceyda Demir
2007 Yolcu (TV) Kader Ali Artac
Menekse ile Halil (TV) Canay Uluc Bayraktar
2008 Hatirla Sevgili (TV) Ruya Ummu Burhan
For a Moment, Freedom Jasmin Arash T. Riahi * Montréal World Film Festival, the Golden Zenith for the Best First Fiction Feature Film
* 4. Zurich Film Festival, the Golden Eye for the Best Debut Feature Film
* 13. Festival International Des Jeunes Realisateurs De St Jean De Luz, Alain Poire Screenvision Award for Best Director
* Festival du Cinéma Européen en Essonne in France, the Public Award and the Student Award
* Viennale 08-International Filmfestival, Vienna Film Prize for the Best Austrian Film
* 2. Festival Internacional San Luis Cine/Argentina, Mejor Guion for the Best Screenplay
* 5. Amazonas Filmfestival/Manaus Brasil, Grand Prize and Publics Prize for the Best Movie
* 19. Festival International du Film D'Histoire-Pessac/France, Main Award of the Jury and Student Award and also the Publics Prize
* 30. Max Ophüls Festival, Interfilm Award and Prize of the Minister President of the State of Saarland
*10° European Cinema Festival "Special Jury Award", "Special Audience Award", Lecce/Italy
* 10. International Beverly Hills Film Festival
* 13. Asien-Premiere Internationales Filmfestival Pusan
* Mostra de valencia Spanien
* Festival Ciné 32 Indépendance(s) et Creation

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Gece Sesleri (TV) Zehra Cemal San
2009 Binbir Gece (TV) Duru Kudret Sabanci
Kampuste Ciplak Ayaklar Deniz Cansel Elcin *Montreal Golden Horn Film Festival Opening Film
Aci Ask Seda Taner Elhan *Mannheim-Heidelberg Film Festival, Germany
*Cairo Film Festival, Egypt
*29. International Istanbul Film Festival, Turkey

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2010 En Mutlu Oldugum Yer Elif Kagan Erturan
2011 Leyla ile Mecnun (TV) Leyla Onur Unlu
2012 Cennetten Kovulmak/The Fall From Eden Emine Ferit Karahan *50. International Antalya Film Festival, the Golden Orange for the Best Feature Film
*The Silk Road Film Festival, Ireland, The Silk Road Award for the Best Actress
*25. Ankara International Film Festival, Mahmut Tali Öngören Special Award
*50. Pesaro Film Festival, Italy, Human Rights Special Mention
Isler Gucler (TV) Asli Baytar Selcuk Aydemir
2013 Ask Kirmizi Zeynep Osman Sinav *Berlin Turkish Film Festival Opening Film
*NewYork Turkish Film Festival Opening Film

Official Site
Yagmurdan Kacarken (TV) Idil Jale Incekol
2014 Sağ Salim II Nihal Ersoy Güler
O Hayat Benim (TV) Bahar Merve Girgin, Hulya Bilban
(Kaynak: IMDb.com)

Commercials etc.[edit]

Year Film Director Notes and Awards
2004 Molped Bahadir Karatas * 17th Crystal Apple Advertising Awards - Certificate of Achievement Award Winner in Turkey, 2005.
2005 Cilek Furniture Mert Baykal
Coca-Cola Serdar Isik
Redd Mete Ozgencil * Redd "Mutlu olmak icin" Music Video
2007 Biryag Hakan Yonat
Vodafone Ozer Feyzioglu
2008 Ulker Yildiz Hakan Yonat
27th International Istanbul Film Festival Cagan Irmak
Vodafone Burcu Matur Yolcu
2009 Polisan Home Cosmetics Eric Will
(Source: IMDb.com)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ezgi Asaroglu:Very Beautiful,Very Real".

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