Art discipline: 
Emre Birişmen was born in Istanbul Turkey. He studied Visual Communication Design at Sabancı University (BA-MA). He started as a video artist and after two exhibitions “Flow” and “X1”, his passion shifted towards filmmaking. In 2015, his first short film “Hepgece” was completed. It was screened multiple times in Istanbul, İzmir, and Ankara and selected to 15. !f Istanbul Film Festival. His second short film “Boğaz” was completed in December 2017 and screened at the 17. !f Istanbul Film Festival, 29. Ankara International Film Festival, 16. Ischia International Film Festival as a competitor. Also as a visual artist, he directed and edited videos for dance performances such as “KAM” and “Three Seasons”, documented artworks like “Portable Indo-Pacific” and produced promotional works. In 2016 He started to work at Zorlu PSM, the leading cultural venue in Istanbul as a part of the video production team. Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Istanbul, Sonar Festival Istanbul, West Side Story Musical, MIX Music Festival, The Threepenny Opera, Sigur Ros, and PJ Harvey concerts were some of the highlights of the multiple cultural events that he participated in the production of. In 2019, he moved to Berlin and joined to the In The Blink of a Bird and Condition Room exhibitions as a part of HisTV Collective. He is also a member of KABA-HAT Collective and Sis Collective as an artist. He usually tends to create dystopian fiction to be able to play with political situtations.
Important projects / Exhibitions: 
Exhibitions & Performances & Editorial

“Hemingway, Gaza, Big Fish”, Schaubude Berlin / Video Production & Technik /Berlin

Vorspiel, transmediale, Berlin 2019
“Condition Room”, Exhibition & HisTV at Apartment Project e.V. /Berlin
“In The Blink of a Bird”, Exhibition & performance & HisTV at nGbK part of the Sis Collective /Berlin

“No Sound from the Sea No Scent of Salt in the Air”, Exhibition & performance at W_lf_rt Project Space /Residency, Rotterdam

“Güneş Balçıkla Sıvanmaz”, Performance at 5533, Istanbul “Kaba”, Editor at Orta Format online magazine, Issue 23, Istanbul
“Güneş Balçıkla Sıvanmaz”, Exhibition & performance at Tasarım Bakkalı (TAB), Istanbul

Movies & Festivals

Buhar - Vapor, Short Movie / Film Direction
18. International Ischia Film Festival

Boğaz - Strait, Short Movie / Film Direction
17. !f İstanbul Film Festival
18. İzmir International Short Film Festival 25. International Ankara Film Festival
16. International Ischia Film Festival
19. International Film Festival Karlsruhe

Evernight, Short Movie / Film Direction
15. !f İstanbul Film Festival
16. İzmir International Short Film Festival
10. International 2nd Hand Film Festival
14. International Environmental Short Film Festival