One of the pioneers of Turkish broadcast media in Europe, Sabri Ucar Caliskan is a director with a background in drama and theater.
Caliskan’s career in Germany over the past 20 years includes directing and producing TV programs and theater plays for the Turkish expats in Europe. His professional experience involves direction, production and top management positions of various literature and culture programs at Duzgun TV, TV Turk, Kanal 7 and EuroTurk.
In addition, he runs his own production company, MEDDAH, offering various media consulting services to the international Turkish communities. Among programs that brought him fame is the StarTurk Singing Contest which was a first for the Turkish communities in Germany.
He has starred in many commercials on Turkish-German TV. He has also directed and produced various music videos for up-and-coming talents in the Turkish community in Germany.
Sabri Ucar Caliskan is recognized for his ability to present the authenticity of the rich cultural heritage of Anatolia, focusing specifically on the preservation of Turkish blues and folk music. Accordingly, his body of work is composed of programs that highlight the folklore and philosophy of the various ethnic groups in Turkey.
2007-today Euroturk TV (General Manager)
2005-2006 Düzgün Tv (Co-founder and General Manager)
2004-2005 TV Türk ( Düsler Sokagi - Producer and Director)
2004-2005 Kanal 7 Avrupa (Gölgeler - Producer and Presenter)
2003-2004 Kanal 7 Avrupa (StarTürk Singing Contest - Producer and Director)
2000-2001 Ve Tiyatro Almanya (Play Director)
1998-2000 Paylasim Sahnesi Almanya (Play Director)
1995-1996 TV Aksaray (News Anchor)
1993-1995 Kral FM (Producer and Program Manager)
1992-1993 Radyo Renk Aksaray (Producer and Coordinator)
1991-1996 Aksaray Belediyesi Sehir Tiyatrosu (Director)
1990-1991 Konya Devlet Tiyatrosu Anadolu Basamak sahnesi (Actor and Director's Assist.)
1989-1990 Ankara Sanat Tiyatrosu (AST) (Actor and Director's Assist.)
1988-1990 Ankara Halk Oynculari (AHOT) (Actor and Backdrop Designer)
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