Cengiz AkaygünCengiz Akaygün is a German-Kurdish director born in 1979 in Stuttgart-Hedelfingen. He spent the first seven years of his life in Turkey before moving back to Germany in 1986 where he has been living ever since. He comes from a working-class family. Akaygün has a degree in Applied Communication and Media Sciences (B.Sc.)
He has been working as a filmmaker since 2012. His main focus is: directing, producing and screenwriting.