Editor in Chief
Pelin Diştaş Yaşaroğlu; after graduating from Istanbul University - Faculty of Communications, she started her career in ATV as a production assistant. Prior to joining Kanal D, she was the Head of Drama Department at ANS Productions, the producer company of successful TV series, one of which “Gümüş” has been later licensed to more than 55 countries and the final episode hit a record with more than 80 million viewers in the Middle East and North Africa. From 2006 until July 2010, Yaşaroğlu held the position at Kanal D as the Head of Drama Programming. Since July 2010 she is assigned as the Editor in Chief of Kanal D, Turkey's leading TV Channel.
About Kanal D:
Launched in 1993, Kanal D is Turkey’s leading media company in the development, production, entertainment, news, and information to a wide audience. Kanal D reflects Turkey’s vision with a modern, creative and innovative approach to television broadcasting.
In addition to maintaining its leading position in the local market, Kanal D also increased its emphasis on international markets. Rights of Kanal D’s most popular series and programmes are marketed internationally to different territories including Eastern Europe, Balkans, Middle East and Caucasus.
Being innovative and dynamic, the channel introduced many new format television programmes like various television series, foreign movies, talk shows, gameshows, children’s, women’s, sports, news and magazine programmes. Kanal D is positioned on the top in the sector by its successful serials, educational and entertaining children’s shows, ethical news programmes and talk shows presented by the most favoured television stars.
Kanal D also has a high definition tv channel, namely ‘Kanal D HD’, which provides high definition broadcasting of Kanal D content via satellite receivers compatible with Doğan Group’s digital platform D-Smart HD.
Session(s) featuring Pelin Distas Yasaroglu
Tuesday, 9th October 2012 From 3:15 PM to 4:00 PM
Palais des Festivals, Auditorium A, Level 3
Known for its rich market for dubbed drama production, Turkey is increasingly producing sophisticated popular telenovelas and formats.