BBC (May 2019) - The woman travelling 12,000 km by camel

Story filmed in Kazakhstan for BBC Reel: Baigalmaa Norjmaa defies all odds by leading a herd of camels over an incredible 12,000km journey from Mongolia to London, UK.

Drone Showreel 2018-2019

Showreel of some drone assignments from this past year, in Turkey and through the beautiful landscape of Kazakhstan.


Al Jazeera English (September 2018)

Travel ban: Syrian American couple in Turkey hope to return to US

I filmed this video for Al Jazeera English in the summer of 2018: Kathryn and Bashar, an American woman and Syrian man - are married and are living in Turkey. They are unable to settle in the US due to the travel ban. But despite their unstable situation, Istanbul has become a home for the couple. The video was published on Al Jazeera’s Youtube and Facebook pages.

Update 2019: Bashar obtained a visa waiver and was able to travel to the US to be reunited with Kathryn :)

Arte Journal (August 2018)

The Lira lost 40% of its value since early 2018. I reported for Arte on how the Turkish media are (not really) covering the crisis. With a restricted media landscape, it is easier to cover the latest presidential speech or Trump's comments rather than the structural weaknesses of the Turkish economy. (Videographer, editor, producer).

CGTN (October 2018)

On assignment with China’s international English language news channel CGTN and its correspondent (video packages and lives). Covering the murder of the journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul, we asked other Arab journalists and dissidents whether they were worried for their own work and life. (Video journalist). Link to online story: https://goo.gl/2Rwt5T

New York Times (June 2018)

What does an election look like when democracy's very survival is in question? (Additional videographer)

New York Times (July 2018)

Every week, Basak Demirtas, Selahattin Demirtas’ wife, travels the length of the country and back — about 2,000 miles — to talk to her husband through a window in the high-security prison at Edirne in western Turkey. (Videographer).

Euronews (May 2018)

More than two million Syrian children don’t go to school and they’re among refugees in countries such as Turkey. Story with Euronews looking at the risk of a "lost generation" in the endless conflict. (Videographer and editor).

Arte Journal (January 2018)

MyKali, Jordan's first LGBT magazine and one of the first in the Middle East, turned 10 in January as the Jordan government tried to restrict access to it online. (Videographer, editor and producer).