Born and raised in Berlin. French and Turkish roots.
In 2011 part of the Berlinale Jury in the section “Perspektive Deutsches Kino”.
Studies fiction direction at the renowned
University of Television and Film (HFF) from 2012 to 2020.
His movies are shown worldwide on many (A)-festivals and win several prizes. 
In 2017 studies of documentary film making at the reputable film school
 Centro de Capacitación Cinematográfica (CCC) in Mexico-City.
After finishing his feature documentary “Yib” he concludes his studies 2020 with the short film „Reina“.
Currently writing a feature film, a drama series, and his fiction debut.
In addition, Mermer is preparing his TV-directing debut for fall 2021.

Represented by Agentur Scenario
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