Fulfilling a Childhood Dream: Muratcan Gökçe, Filmmaker

“I remember feeling sure of what I wanted to be when I was watching Quentin Tarantino’s “Reservoir Dogs” in 2001. At that time I was 11 years old.”

Fourteen years later, Muratcan Gökçe, age 25, is fulfilling his childhood dream of becoming a filmmaker. He just finished shooting his first feature length film called “Yeni Dünya” which he and his movie crew hope to premiere in a well known international film festival. A freelance cinematographer and filmmaker, (for more of his experience see his Backstory) Muratcan primarily shoots commercials and recently completed one for a famous Turkish airline. When asked what he’d like to be doing 20 years from now though, he says he dreams of winning an award for his cinematography.

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Creativity and Passion: Actors and Actresses

While writing this post it was inspiring to see the positive attitude and sunny disposition of so many actors and actresses on about.me. We loved the creative ways they used their pages to show off their personalities and their skills and many talents outside of the world of acting. Take John Bale, in our header photo. He’s not just an actor but director and writer who has won awards from the BBC for his work. We love how he uses the video on this page to show off the trailer for a mockumentary he worked on. It showcases his acting skills and is pretty funny, so be sure to check it out. 

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