Şirin Fulya Erensoy

Şirin Erensoy

Şirin Fulya Erensoy is a Marie Skłodowska-Curie post-doctoral fellow at Film University Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF. Her current research project focuses on of the video production conducted by audio-visual practitioners in the new wave migration from Turkey in Germany. Her previous academic work concentrates on video activism as an alternative media practice, censorship in documentary film practice in Turkey and gender in genre cinema. Şirin has presented her research at international film and media conferences and published her work in international academic journals and books.  She has worked as a lecturer in Film and Television at various institutions in Turkey. She has also served as a jury member at several international film festivals including the Porto Femme International Film Festival and the Oscar-qualifying In the Palace International Short Film Festival. 
Şirin was the host of independent news outlet Medyascope TV’s English news bulletin This Week in Turkey from 2019-2021.  She has worked as an editor, producer, translator, and researcher on several international film projects, and has directed her own short films and videos. Her work has received funding from the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of Turkey, the Turkish Foundation of Cinema and Audiovisual Culture and Goethe Institut Istanbul. She continues to curate and moderate film events in Berlin.