Zeynep Güzel is a filmmaker and consultant based in Berlin. Zeynep was the head of the Yeni Film Fund founded by Anadolu Kültür and !f Istanbul Independent Films Festival between 2015 and 2019 in Turkey. Zeynep produced three documentaries: Beginnings (2013), Come Rain or Shine (2019, also written and directed by her) and Impressions of a Summer (2020). She works as a workshop expert on storytelling, international grant writing and funding strategies on a regular basis. Zeynep was a fellow of the 2021 Berlin Artist in Residency (AiR) at Nipkow Program with her first narrative feature film, When the Sun Comes Out. Zeynep joined the Berlinale Talents team for running the Doc Station in 2021 and has been a senior consultant at the Documentary Association of Europe (DAE) since its foundation.