Adem Gümrükcüler is a skilled filmmaker and photographer who studied cinema in Istanbul and now lives in Rotterdam.

He began his career as a director’s assistant at TRT, a government-owned TV channel, in 2009. Due to his talent and ambition, he was quickly promoted to director and directed the TV show “Zirvedekiler” for two years.

After his career in the TV sector, Adem started to work independently and has created content for global brands, including Samsung, Nescafe, Azimut, and Momentus.  In 2017, his commercial photos were exhibited at the prestigious Basel World exhibition in Switzerland. During this time Adem has also worked on documentary projects and collaborated with international artists to create music videos, adding to his diverse portfolio.

He was selected as a filmmaker for the Roodkapje Rotterdam Imaginary Band Land Festival in 2018 and has produced short videos for Rotterdam Architecture Month, Het Nieuw Instituut, and InnovatieLabs. Currently, Adem works independently in the arts and culture sector, creating teaser movies, documentaries, and photographs for organizations such as Theater Utrecht, DOX and more.