TV and film producer
Yagmur Unal was born in Turkey to a theatre actor father and actress mother who has starred in more than 200 films. She went to boarding school in Switzerland. Then studied sociology along with psychology at University in Istanbul later heading to New York to do her Masters in Media. After graduation she stayed in New York for a year and worked at Mind Share. When she moved back to Istanbul, she started to work for the global advertising company TBWA until she decided to start her own production company. As soon as she launched her company she started producing a reality entertainment TV show for one of the biggest tv networks Star TV named “Grannies Hit the Road”. A big crew travelled to Vietnam, Cambodia, Indonesia, India, South Africa, Argentina, Paraguay, Dominican Republic and experienced many different cultures, art forms and people. The format was taken to Cannes MIPCOM for international distribution. After the TV project she started doing what she is passionate about: film. She produced a black comedy “Not so Far Away”. Her mother Turkan Soray, who directed the movie was the only person to convince her to act in a film. Right now she is working on the pre-production for a new TV drama. Born and grown up in an artistic environment she is constantly searching for new ways to express her self.