Bahadir Karasu (born April 26, 1990 in Bandirma, Turkey) is a Turkish low-budget film maker. He began his cinema career in 2008 with his first experimental short film titled Me.
He works in the film industry as a scriptwriter, videographer, post-production-production assistant, editor and director. In 2009, he attempted to create a group which aims to assemble young independent film-makers for supporting guerrilla film-making with independent, av-ant-garde and auteur style visions as well as going against producer ruffian-ism. In 2012, he officially found a production company named Pirana Film with his close friend.
In 2013 he made his first av-ant-garde, minimalistic short film Echo.
In 2015, he co-directed his Spanish fantasy short film titled Un Pueblo Donde Dios No Existe (A Village Where God Does Not Exist) with Italian director Fabrizio Rossetti. It was screened at the Barcelona Planet Film Festival in December 2015, and was submitted to the monthly online event Los Angeles CineFest where it was part of the selection in January 2016.
In 2017, he wrote and directed short film titled "Nyctophilia" which was screened in many international festivals as official selection and made through semi-final in Los Angeles Cinefest and finalist in Underground Film Festival in Dublin,Ireland. Film picked up three awards in three category Best Score, Best Editing, Best Cinematograpy in World Premiere Film Awards Ontario,Canada.