Bedri Fırat Koçak has associate’s degrees both in Photography and Camera Operation from Anadolu University and Ready to Wear from Marmara University. He also has a certificate of Graphics and Web Design from NETRON – Academy of Information Technologies. In line with the legal requirements, he is in possession of the UAV license and hence he is an eligible drone pilot who can fly Unmanned Aerial Vehicles for commercial photography and videography purposes.
He had worked in the textile industry for 15 years up until 2014 in a diverse variety of positions in terms of both seniority and different departments, as an E-commerce Director, Brand Purchasing Manager and Manufacturer Specialist. He started to give photography and videography service as a freelancer in 2008 and started to work in film production in 2012. He founded his own production company ARTI PRODUKSIYON in 2014. He created a proven track record through these years in film production, photography and videography as well as graphics and web design based in Istanbul and working with customers all over Turkey.
He is an active member of ISFO (Istanbul Chamber of Professional Photographers), IFSAK (Association of Istanbul Photography and Cinema Amateurs founded in 1959 which is a member of FIAP – Fédération Internationale de l’Art Photographique) and founding member of KFK SHORT FILM COLLECTIVE established in 2016. He was one of the board members at IFSAK between 2013 and 2015 and was the Coordinator of Education Unit between 2014 and 2015.