He shooted closely 15 indipendent dance films, short films and experimental and documentary films. In addition he participated in local and foreign festivals and has won awards. TÜRKEL who designed the video work for The State Ballet of Portugal as the work named 'Bach Oriental', he directed the performance movie project which is shooted simultaneously with the project of the 'Canlı Dans Filmi' between 2008-2009.
Türkel, produced and directed the documentary film, 'Ayna ve Bar', with the support of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism in 2010. In addition he directed the film named 'Tutku: Meriç Sümen' in 2011.
Şafak TÜRKEL was also directed the experimental short movie, 'Tek Nefes' and he monitorized lastly the short dance film called 'Bodrum Dream' classical ballet which shooted under the water.