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Basak Erol

Basak Erol is a Turkish director currently based in Los Angeles. She worked as a visual artist within the industry before stepping behind the camera to develop her directing skills.

Basak's work has a distinctive, laid-back pace which cuts through the noise and gives the viewer space to breathe. Her films are elegant and reflective.

WORK:
Wagamama
"From Bowl to Soul"
Not content with simply filling diners' bellies, Japanese food chain Wagamama expand into spiritual sustenance with this 40" commercial. The brand's spokesman-stoke—sensei claims that one's choice of high street restaurant has a palpable effect on their metaphysical make-up. So much for a relaxing meal out…
Creative Agency: MullenLowe Ⓟ Ⓦ
CCO: Jose Miguel Sokoloff
ECD: Mark Elwood
Creative Director: Ben Williams
Creative: Nicolas Gomez Cal / Sean Bone
Account Director: Maurice Pfister
Account Manager: Holly Wells
Strategy: Bruno Carramaschi
Film Production: Blink Ⓟ Ⓦ
Director: Basak Erol ♀ Ⓟ Ⓦ
Producer: Alex Pemberton / Natalie Miller / Corin Taylor
Production M'ger: Beatrice Warren
Cinematographer: Ben Todd
Production Designer: Zoë Klinck
Costume Design: Grace Snell
Make-Up: Natasha Lawes
Editor: Max Windows Ⓦ @ Stitch Ⓟ Ⓦ
Post Production: Freefolk Ⓟ Ⓦ
VFX: Jason Watts @ Freefolk Ⓟ Ⓦ
Colourist: Duncan Russell @ Freefolk Ⓟ Ⓦ

REPRESENTATION
Blink
181 Wardour Street
London
W1F 8WZ
UK
020 7494 0747
James Studholme
james@blinkprods.com
Paul Weston
paul@blinkprods.com
https://blinkprods.com/director/basak-erol

Ruffian
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CA 90048
USA
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(West Coast Rep)
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James Barry
(East Coast Rep)
00 1 212 375 0770
james@unclelefty.com
http://www.ruffian.co/

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