Beraat GOKKUS is a Turkish director and journalist who lives in Paris France since 2016. He studied Political Science at the University of Marmara in Istanbul, Turkey.
Gokkus is an award-winning director. With The Lost Pen, he won SmartFone Flick Fest 2020 Best Director and Best Film Awards. The Lost Pen also won African Smartphone International Film Festival Grand Jury Prize (2020) and Dhaka International Mobile Film Festival Best Film Award.
With his short documentary Breakfast of Champions (2017/Paris), Gokkus won Best Short Short Film award in Berlin Independent Film Festival 2018 and Best Short Short Film award in Berlin Short Film Festival 2017.
Gokkus’s short films are selected many times by international film festivals. Nowadays he is working on his feature film projects, a documentary, and a short film project too.
  • Director (5 Credits)
    Paris Lockdown2020
    Documentary, Experimental, Short
    Take a Breath2020
    Animation, Documentary, Experimental, Short
    The Lost Pen2019
    Short
    Breakfast of Champions2018
    Documentary, Short
    Sweat2018
    Music Video
  • Producer (4 Credits)
    Paris Lockdown2020
    Documentary, Experimental, Short
    Take a Breath2020
    Animation, Documentary, Experimental, Short
    The Lost Pen2019
    Short
    Breakfast of Champions2018
    Documentary, Short
  • Writer (4 Credits)
    Take a Breath2020
    Animation, Documentary, Experimental, Short
    The Lost Pen2019
    Short
    Breakfast of Champions2018
    Documentary, Short
    Sweat2018
    Music Video
Official Selection
Paris Lockdown
International Mobile Film Festival
San Diego
2021
Official Selection
Paris Lockdown
Mobile Journalism Awards
Berlin
2021
Finalist
Paris Lockdown
Mojo Italia Festival
Roma
2021
Official Selection
The Lost Pen
Kalakari Film Festival
Dewas
2021
Official Selection
The Lost Pen
Dublin Smartphone Film Festival
Dublin
2021
Official Selection
The Lost Pen
New York Lift-Off Film Festival
New York
2021
Official Selection
The Lost Pen
Malarkey Film Festival
New York
2021
Finalist
The Lost Pen
Eurasian Creative Guild Film Festival
London
2021
Best Feature Short Award
The Lost Pen
Mobile Filmmaker's International Fest
Moscow
2021
Best Film Award
The Lost Pen
Dhaka International Mobile Film Festival
Dhaka
2021
Best Drama Award
The Lost Pen
SMart: The London International Smartphone Film Festival
London
2021
Official Selection
The Lost Pen
Kathmandu World Film Festival
Kathmandu
2020
Official Selection
The Lost Pen
Global Migration Film Festival - Indonesia
Jakarta
2020
Official Selection
The Lost Pen
One Take Film Festival
Zagreb
2020
Grand Jury Prize
The Lost Pen
African Smartphone Film Festival
Lagos
2020
Best Film Award, Best Director Award, People's Choice Award, Best Actor Award
The Lost Pen
SF3-SmartFone Flick Fest
Sydney
2020
Official Selection/Finalist
Breakfast of Champions
Mobile Journalism Awards
2020
Official Selection
Sweat
International Mobile Film Festival
San Diego, CA
2019
Official Selection
Sweat
Paris Independent Film Festival
Paris
2018
Official Selection/Finalist
Sweat
MiMo Milano Mobile Film Festival
Milano
2018
Official Selection
Breakfast of Champions
iFilm Festival
Los Angeles, California
2018
Best Short Short Film Award
Breakfast of Champions
Berlin Independent Film Festival
Berlin
2018
Official Selection
Breakfast of Champions
Paris Short Film Festival
Paris
2017
Official Selection
Breakfast of Champions
International Mobile Film Festival San Diego
San Diego, California
2017
Best Short Short Film Award
Breakfast of Champions
Berlin Short Film Festival
Berlin
2017
Finalist
The Lost Pen
Beyond the Curve International Film Festival 2020
Paris
Official Selection
Breakfast of Champions
Paris Independent Film Festival 2017
Paris
Birth Date
April 13, 1986
Birth City
Istanbul
Current City
Paris
Gender
Male