Can Türedi was born in Fethiye, Turkey. Growing on the Mediterranean Coast of Turkey, he had a contemplative childhood. He studied Business Administration at Koc University in Turkey. Through the end of his college years, he started leaning towards cinematography, editing, video production, and photography. His first documentary "Kids Behind the Fences" (2014) opened the path to become a cinematographer and director. The second short PSA that he shot and edited for the opposition party of Turkey "Kids Behind the Masks" became a finalist in the "Radical Democracy Video Challenge" and screened at Documentarist Film Festival in Istanbul. He continued his career with short documentaries and web commercials.
His documentaries range from Istanbul's ghettos to Venice Beach's skateparks and Nicaragua's Volcanic Lakes. After he wanted to experiment on different formats like super 16mm and super 8mm, he made a film on super 16mm called "Trouble Bipolaire" and screened it Echo Park Film Center. He made a documentary called "La Famiglia" and told the story of Echo Park Film Center in Los Angeles. After his acceptance to Columbia University's MFA Film Screenwriting/Directing Program. He made his first narrative short film "What Fresh Hell" and it screened at California Women's Film Festival and International Beverly Hills Film Festival. Right now Can is finishing Columbia University's MFA directing/screenwriting program as a Screenwriter. Can completed two projects on Super 8 format "Snow and Dreams" & "Rain and Roads" His second and most recent narrative short film; "Glass Cabin" will be performed at this year's Screamfest Horror Film Festival.
In his stories, Can focuses on psychoanalytical issues arising from the clash with the authority, the rebellious women, characters who are going through an identity crisis and people who are in an in-depth search of freedom of the soul. Can's characters are seekers who are lost in the dark waters of their psyche. Can explores these stories in real life locations, with poetic imagery and natural performances.