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karma films



Company Profile

Established in 2003 by Diloy Gulun in Istanbul with the mission of delivering the highest level of production support for the international filmmakers through its strong local connections. KARMA FILMS have also become a renowned film production company that develops and produces film and media projects with both local and international focus.

KARMA FILMS deserved its reputation by adding real production value, providing the creative environment fundamental to exceptional filmmaking, and offering tailor-made services for each project.

KARMA FILMS had the chance of servicing various film companies such as Sony Pictures, Amblin Entertainment, Louverture Films US, CBS, EUROPACORP France, Autonomous UK, The Film Department NYC, Filmauro Italy, Madragoa Filmes Portugal, Straydogs Films UK, Mirabai Films, Cine Mosaic NYC, Lupin Film Italy to name a few.

Worked with tremendous directors such as Elisabeth Banks, Ron Howard, Mira Nair, Tom Tykwer, Manoel de Oliveira, Bart Freundlich, Tala Hadid.


KARMA FILMS produced/co-produced:

“The Persian Version” by Maryam Keshavarz, 2023 Sundance FF / US Competition The Audience Award winner

“Hesitation Wound” Selman Nacar’s 2nd feature film, 2023 Venice FF Orizzonti contestant, Zurich Film Festival Best Film winner

“Convenience Store” by Michael Borodin, 2022 Berlinale Panorama CICAE award winner

“Between Two Dawns” by Selman Nacar, 2021 San Sebastian FF New Directors contestant, Torino FF Best Film winner

“AV: The Hunt" by Emre Akay, a feminist thriller for Netflix International

“Butterflies” by Tolga Karacelik, 2018 Sundance FF World Cinema Dramatic winner



Beste Yamalioglu

Content Producer 










Diloy Gulun

Founder and Producer


+90 532 441 7732


Company Highlights



Genre: Drama/Thriller

Director: Selman Nacar

Screenplay: Selman Nacar

Cast: Tulin Ozen, Ogulcan Arman Uslu, Erdem Senocak

Festival Selections 

Venice Film Festival Orizzonti Section - World Premiere

Zurich Film Festival – Best Film Award

Free Zone Film Festival – Human Rights Award

Arras Film Festival – Best Director Award


Genre:          Comedy 

Director:      Maryam Keshavarz

Screenplay:    Maryam Keshavarz

Cast: Niousha Nour, Layla Mohammadi

Festival Selections 

Sundance Film Festival US Competition – Audience Award

Sundance Film Festival US Competition – Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award

Calgary Film Festival – Audience Award


Genre: Drama/Thriller

Director: Selman Nacar

Screenplay: Selman Nacar

Cast: Mucahit Kocak, Nezaket Erden, Erdem Senocak

Festival Selections

San Sebastian Film Festival New Directors - World Premiere

Torino Film Festival – Best Film Award


Genre: Action

Director: Elisabeth Banks

Screenplay: David Auburn, Elisabeth Banks

Cast: Kristen Stewart, Naomi Scott, Ella Balinska


Format: Comedy

Director: Tolga Karacelik

Screenplay: Tolga Karacelik

Cast: Bartu Kucukcaglayan, Tolga Tekin, Tugce Altug

Festival Selections 

Sundance Film Festival World Cinema Dramatic Competition – Best Film Award

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