Yakup Tekintangaç was born in Agirî in 1980. He graduated from Department of Chemistry at Yüzüncü Yıl University. He took masters degree at Medical Faculty Department of Biophysics. He accomplished philosophy department at Istanbul University in 2016. He took two terms of scenario education at SEN-DER. He attended workshops at Mesopotamia Cinema Collective for four years. He received a lot of prized from national and international film festivals for his latest short film “Azad”. Azad, with 1.5 million subscribers, has been viewed on Youtube.


Azad was forced to immigrate to İstanbul with his mother. Because his mother goes to work every day, she locks the door after leaving. Azad finds a way to keep his mind occupied.