İlker Savaşkurt is a director, actor and musician. He studied Cinema & Television at the Yeditepe University in İstanbul. In the music industry he has worked with bands such as Altar and UCK Grind. He has organized musical and cultural events all around Turkey. He moved to USA in 2006. After his return to İstanbul he continued his cinema career. Worked in projects with Sera Film Services for international adaptations of television shows. He directed advertisements for Haylazz Production Company. Meanwhile he also continued his acting career in theatre, television and cinema. He is the founder of the movie production company Amirler Film. Since 2012 he works as an associate and filmmaker for Openvizor. In 2015 he directed “Ballad of Exiles - Yılmaz Güney”, his first feature length documentary. In 2016 he directed “Groom’s Block”, his directorial debut, a feature length movie, produced by his company Amirler Film. In the October of 2018 he directed “Reflection – Akis”.
In Turkey a man is jailed and thrown into a section for those accused or convicted of serious sex crimes, known as the Groom's Block, where society hides from itself as men judge guilt and lash out justice daily.