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Burcu Melekoğlu is a director and editor. She has a BSE degree in Systems Engineering from University of Pennsylvania, with a minor in film studies.
After freelancing for production houses and public television stations, she moved to Los Angeles and worked on various documentary and narrative projects while getting her MA degree at the UCLA School of Film and Television.
In LA, she worked as assistant director for commercials, TV and film projects for two years before returning back to Istanbul. Over the years she has produced and directed several short films and documentaries, including the short docs Bamako (2000), Reiki (2002), Choose to Heal (2003), and My First Second Home (2006).