As I have always said "The food might not have cost you much, but it took a lot of effort and sacrifice to get to your plate. Every piece of food thrown away adds to another man's hunger and wastes another person's labor."
Award-winning Turkish film director, Producer, Scenarist, Actor and Musician.
Muhammed Bozbey was born in Turkey in 1988. He completed elementary, middle, and high school in Istanbul. Throughout his education, he carried out many artistic activities in school and other social areas. He got into Gaziantep University State Conservatory in 2008. In 2009, he was accepted into the Istanbul Halic University Conservatory. He graduated from the same school in 2013. He acted in different theatre's and TV-Series in Istanbul. He directed a music video in 2014. He worked as stage actor in Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality City Theatre in 2015. Beside musicianship and acting, he went to Los Angeles to learn better methods in the film industry.
He was part of the team that organized the 1st Hollywood Turkish Film Festival in Los Angeles in the fall of 2017. In 2018, he worked as an assistant director for music videos, live broadcasts, and TV programs in Los Angeles.
He returned to Turkey after completing his education in America. He is the founder of “Bozbey Film" in Turkey. His first short film, "The Wasted Effort" written and directed. This short film created worldwide awareness. "The Wasted Effort" met with the audience at many festivals around the world. And it has received many awards.
This movie is the beginning of a long career for projects that benefit humanity.
Other short films written and directed :
The Wasted Effort - 2019
The Secret in the Purgatory - 2020
The 100+1 in the Quarantine - 2020
Escape : hAbeL - 2021
Semi Finalist
Escape : hAbeL
Lisbon Film Rendezvous - 2022
Lisbon
2022
Semi Finalist
The Wasted Effort
International Spot Shot Films Festival
Beirut
2022
Official Selection
Escape : hAbeL
The Paus Premieres Festival - 2021
London
2021
Official Selection
Escape : hAbeL
First-Time Filmmaker Online Sessions - 2021
London
2021
Official Selection
Escape : hAbeL
Sessions By Lift-Off Global Network - 2021
London
2021
Official Selection
The 100+1 in the Quarantine
The Lift-Off First-Time Filmmaker Online Sessions 2021
London
2021
Official Selection
The 100+1 in the Quarantine
The Lift-Off Online Sessions 2021
London
2021
Official Selection
The Secret in the Purgatory
The Paus Premieres Festival
London
2021
Official Selection
The Secret in the Purgatory
The Lift-Off First-Time Filmmaker Online Sessions 2021
London
2021
Official Selection
The Secret in the Purgatory
The Lift-Off Online Sessions 2021
London
2021
Official Selection
The Wasted Effort
10th HAK-İŞ International Short Film Festival
Ankara
2021
Official Selection
The Wasted Effort
Noble International Film Festival And Awards
Bengaluru, Karnataka
2021
Official Selection
The Wasted Effort
Venice Architecture Film Festival
Venice
2021
Finalist
The Wasted Effort
Umano Cinema Shorts Film Festival
Torrance, California
2021
Official Selection
The Wasted Effort
Aizanoi Film Festival
Kütahya
2021
Official Selection
The Wasted Effort
FIKE - Festival Internacional de Curtas-Metragens de Évora | Évora International Short-Film Festival
Évora
2021
Official Selection
The Wasted Effort
7th Siding Festival of Film
British Columbia
2021
Semi Finalist
The Wasted Effort
Happy Future Scripts Film Festival "Let there be Goodness!"
Kyiv
2021
Official Selection
The Wasted Effort
The Paus Premieres Festival
London
2021
Official Selection
The Wasted Effort
Light To The World International Youth Film Festival
Moskova
2021
Official Selection
The Wasted Effort
FriCine Festival Internacional de Cinema Socioambiental
Rio de Janeiro
2021
Official Selection
The Wasted Effort
The Lift-Off First-Time Filmmaker Online Sessions 2021
London
2021
Official Selection
The Wasted Effort
The Lift-Off Online Sessions 2021
London
2021
Official Selection
The Wasted Effort
Inheritance Northern Visions Belfast Film Festival
Belfast
2021
Official Selection
The Wasted Effort
Festival del Cinema di Cefalù
Palermo
2021
Semi-Finalist
The Wasted Effort
Lisbon Film Rendezvous 2021
Lisbon
2021
Semi-Finalist
The Wasted Effort
Chippewa Valley Film Festival
Eau Claire, Wisconsin
2021
Finalist
The Wasted Effort
Fillum International Storical and Short Film Festival
Massachusetts
2021
Finalist
The Wasted Effort
Neoclassic's Multimedia Festival
Berlin
2021
Finalist
The Wasted Effort
Bergamo Food Film Fest - Cinema & Cibo Film Festival
Bergamo
2021
Award Winner
The Wasted Effort
Dhaka OIC Youth Capital Film Awards
Dhaka
2021
Audience Award Winner
The Wasted Effort
Geneva International Oriental Film Festival
Geneva
2021
Official Selection
The 100+1 in the Quarantine
The Lift-Off First-Time Filmmaker Sessions 2020
London
2020
Official Selection
The 100+1 in the Quarantine
The Lift-Off Global Network Sessions 2020
London
2020
Official Selection
The Secret in the Purgatory
The Lift-Off First-Time Filmmaker Sessions 2020
London
2020
Official Selection
The Secret in the Purgatory
The Lift-Off Global Network Sessions 2020
London
2020
Official Selection
The Secret in the Purgatory
FLICKFAIR Film Festival
Los Angeles, California
2020
Official Selection
The Secret in the Purgatory
Cortomontagna Premio Leggimontagna
Tolmezzo, Udine
2020
Official Selection
The Wasted Effort
Chennai International Short Film Festival
Chennai, Tamil Nadu
2020
Official Selection
The Wasted Effort
Hollywood Las Vegas Film Festival
West Hollywood, California
2020
Official Selection
The Wasted Effort
The Lift-Off First-Time Filmmaker Sessions 2020
London
2020
Official Selection
The Wasted Effort
The Lift-Off Global Network Sessions 2020
London
2020
Official Selection
The Wasted Effort
International Nature Film Festival Gödöllő
Budapest
2020
Official Selection
The Wasted Effort
The BeBop Channel Content Festival
New York
2020
Official Selection
The Wasted Effort
Philadelphia Environmental Film Festival
Philadelphia
2020
Official Selection
The Wasted Effort
West Chester International Film Festival
West Chester, Philadelphia
2020
Official Selection
The Wasted Effort
Reel Work Labor Film Festival
Santa Cruz, California
2020
Official Selection
The Wasted Effort
Fist Up Film Festival
Oakland, California
2020
Official Selection
The Wasted Effort
The 3rd Meihodo International Youth Visual Media Festival
Fukuoka City
2020
Semi-Finalist
The Wasted Effort
OtherMovie Lugano Film Festival
Lugano
2020
Semi-Finalist
The Wasted Effort
CortiFestival Cine Escolar
Alicante
2020
Semi-Finalist
The Wasted Effort
Lisbon Film Rendezvous 2020
Lisbon
2020
Semi Finalist
The Wasted Effort
F5 FPP Financial Focus Film Festival
Sanford, Florida
2020
Finalist
The Wasted Effort
Realtime International Film Festival
Ikeja, Lagos
2020
Finalist
The Wasted Effort
BAIQONYR International Short Film Festival
Almaty
2020
Finalist
The Wasted Effort
BLUE2BLUE Drone Film Festival
New South Wales, Sydney
2020
Finalist
The Wasted Effort
International Film Festival di Rivoli
Torino
2020
Finalist
The Wasted Effort
VIVA Film Festival
Sarajevo
2020
Finalist
The Wasted Effort
Barnes Film Festival
Barnes, London
2020
Finalist
The Wasted Effort
Turkish World Documentary Film Festival
Ankara
2020
Finalist
The Wasted Effort
Boston Turkish Film Festival
Boston, Massachusetts
2020
Finalist
The Wasted Effort
International Environmental Short Film Festival
Istanbul
2020
Jury Award Winner
The Wasted Effort
Seoul International Food Film Festival
Seoul
2020
Official Selection
The Wasted Effort
The Lift-Off First-Time Filmmaker Sessions 2019
London
2019
Official Selection
The Wasted Effort
The Lift-Off Global Network Sessions 2019
London
2019
Semi-Finalist
The Wasted Effort
AltFF Alternative Film Festival
Toronto, Ontario
2019
Award Winner
The Wasted Effort
KRAF International Short Film Festival
Rijeka
2019
College
Halic University
Konservatuar
20082013
College
Gaziantep University
Konservatuar
20072008
College
Istanbul University
Sociology
2015Present
College
University of California, Los Angeles
Film-Directing
20162018
Birth Date
April 18, 1988
Birth City
Turkey
Current City
Istanbul - Los Angeles
Hometown
Turkey
Height
183
Gender
Male
Ethnicity
Turkish
Eye Color
Brown
Zodiac Sign
Aries
As I have always said "The food might not have cost you much, but it took a lot of effort and sacrifice to get to your plate. Every piece of food thrown away adds to another man's hunger and wastes another person's labor."
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