Born in Muş, Turkey, Ferit Karahan lives in Istanbul. He started in the film business working as an assistant director on feature films. His short films Before the Flood (2010) and Yusiv’s Dream (2011) have been screened at numerous festivals and have won many awards. His feature debut, The Fall From Heaven (2013), premiered at the Antalya Film Festival and won Best Film. It also won the Best First Film Prize at the Ankara Film Festival and was later screened at more than 15 festivals, where it won more than 10 awards. He made a TV film for Fox, Eski Köye Yeni Adet, that was subsequently released in 340 cinemas in Turkey. His Brother’s Keeper had its world premiere in the Panorama section of the Berlinale earlier this year.