Hakan Dursun was born in Ankara. Graduating from Dokuz Eylul University, he earned his graduate degree as a Film Director. He completed his academic internship at Turkey Promotional Unit at Ministry of Culture. He worked as an assistant director in various projects such as advertisements, series, music clips, and movies. He has been shooting advertisements, short movies, corporate films, album promotions and feature documentaries since 2005. Along with supporting the scenarios of the projects he has been involved, he also has won an award for “Best Scenario” from the Ministry of Culture on 2008. He is still a freelance director.