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Born Guilty

Sinan Sevinç

Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg

A young black man from the Bronx named Huwe Burton gets wrongly accused of killing his own mother and serves a total of 19 years innocent in prison fighting for his freedom.

Sinan Sevinç is a director based in Stuttgart, Germany. Growing up in the small town of Tübingen, he first worked in various agencies as a conceptionist and copywriter after graduating from high school. In 2014, he began studying “Crossmedia Journalism” at the Stuttgart Media University. Three years later, he successfully finished with distinction. His fascination for film then led him to the Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg, where he began a diploma course called “Directing Advertising Film” in 2017. He is currently in the final stages of his studies, which he will complete in 2022. At the same time, he works as a freelance director for commercials as well as music videos and already had the pleasure to work with famous brands such as Mercedes-Benz, adidas Originals and Porsche. His films are characterized by an authentic storytelling paired with a multicultural sensibility rounded off with an always atmospheric visualization.