Born and raised in Türkiye, Ertug Tüfekçioglu moved to Los Angeles to pursue film. Ertug participated in various independent projects primarily produced and shot in California.
Following a break to study Italian language and culture in Florence, he returned to Los Angeles to complete the production program at USC. His student film Zarpa! was screened in Ann Arbor Film Festival.
He is fluent in three languages and serves as the head of project development at Califa Productions, LLC. In addition to overseeing development, Ertug continues his directorial pursuits with the company.
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Citizens of Turkuaz Republic are globetrotters, praised for their ability to adjust to new circumstance, which they owe to their nomadic Turkic past.
With the internet age, many post their experience on Youtube, and we take great joy in enlisting them to help them connect, share and inspire!
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