Biography

Devrin Usta is a director based in Istanbul, started his carrer as a Flame Artist after completing course of Discreet Logic in motion graphics for commercials and feature films in 1998. He has completed his double major in Radio TV Film and Photography in University of North Texas in Denton Texas, U.S.A in 1997, after studying 1 year of Jazz Drums in Music Department. He has shot numerous Music Videos in Istanbul, as well as for Foreign Artists of Sony Music, Fredrika Stahl, EMI and Universal Music.

Meanwhile he started shooting commercials in 2004 for; BBDO, Publicis, Saatchi, Project House,... and had Publicis won EFFIE award for NESCAFE "One Cup for Friends" in 2014.
His documentary shot in Democratic Republic of Congo, Africa " STAFF BENDA BILILI. A Documentary about Infantile Paralysis and Passion for Music. " was in official selection of LAIFF Los Angeles Independent Film Festival in 2015. https://vimeo.com/127981942.
Devrin has shot commercials for international brands for Crate&Barrel, MiniCooper, FOX TV, Nivea, Turkish Airlines.
His enthusiasm still grows on Cinema Verité Documentary and creative commercials :)