Ayse Altinok is a Turkish born Film Director currently based in Portland, Oregon where she creates film, commercial content. Over the last decade Ayse has been recognized internationally including winning a Cannes Film Festival “A La Flip” Award, a Van Gogh Award, a One Show Award, Gold Clio, an Epica, an Art Director’s Club Award, an AICP and an Andy Award. Her work has been featured in Luerzer’s Archive, Adcritic, Coloribus, Boards Magazine, Motionographer, Portus Imaging, Shots Magazine and Lookbooks.
In 2009, Ayse’s first short film, “Hortum” was officially selected by Film Festivals such as The Cannes Film Festival Short Film Corner, Melbourne International Film Festival, Raindance FF, Miami International FF, San Francisco International Festival of Short Films, Arizona Underground FF, Branchage Festival, Rome International FF, Amsterdam Film Festival (Special Jury Prize for Best Drama) The following year, Ayse's second film “The Particulars” was also selected to screen at Cannes and won The Best Drama and The Best Actor at the Oregon Independent Film Festival. As a senior creative at Wieden + Kennedy for 10 years, her diverse roster of clients features Nike, Coca-Cola, Levi’s, Escada, Electronic Arts, P&G, Anne Frank Museum and many more. Her previous Coca-Cola commercial who she created with the Emmy award winning director Tom Kuntz was also shown during the Oscar Academy Awards. Ayse has collaborated with directors such as Mark Romanek, Diane Martel, Warren du Preez and Nick Thornton Jones. In 2014 Ayse has directed a short film called "A day at the mall reminds me of America" this piece was exhibitied at the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles and Walker Art Center in Minneapolis. Ayse is currently working on more film projects.