Semih is originally from Istanbul, Turkey. He graduated with a BA in Film and TV from Bahcesehir University. He interned in the Council of Europe's Audiovisual department and has written and directed several short films and web series. He also worked as an assistant screenwriter in several Turkish TV series, including the Turkish version ofForbrydelsen (The Killing). Currently, he is writing scripts for a web series in Turkey from the USA. His work as a director/screenwriter has been selected for various screenings and awards. He aims to develop his first feature film while he is studying at Ohio University.