Paspas Film was founded by the filmmaker and video artist Yusuf Emre Yalçın.
He graduated from Radio, Cinema and Television department of Kocaeli University. He holds a master’s degree in Film and Television from Istanbul Bilgi University. During his education, he worked on advertisement films, music videos and television series as assistant director and post-production manager.
He is an alumni of Berlinale Talents. He participated in Talents Sarajevo in 2021. He is an Alumni of Ji.hlava Academy. He participated in the workshop during Ji.hlava Documentary Film Festival in 2021.
His latest film Anima won the best documentary award at 40. Istanbul Film Festival and nominated as the best documentary at 54. SIYAD Awards. He was nominated as the best cinematographer at 9. Uşak Short Film Festival with his film Anima. In 2018, his film Barysphere won the special jury award at 4. Marmaris Short Film Festival and nominated as the best short documentary in 51. SIYAD Awards. His article “Wingless Lilith of Cinema: Sibel” won the first prize in Sekans Film Review and Film Analysis Competition in 2017.
He is the co-founder of an independent cinema initiative, Festival Kit. He participated in many film festivals as a press delegate such as BFI London Film Festival, Berlinale, IDFA and Visions Du Réel. He took part in many film festivals as a jury member including Istanbul Film Festival.
He was invited to Sinopale 8, International Sinop Biennial by the curator Beral Madra to take part as one of the artists in her project, Hospitable Sea.
He lives in London.