Born in Istanbul, Turkey, Roger moved to the United States when was two years old. He settled in Irvine, California and was only consumed by two hobbies, playing soccer and going to the movies. Under a soccer scholarship, Roger attended Chapman University Film School and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Film and Television, specializing in Cinematography.
Since that time, Roger has refined his craft with numerous short films, commercials, music videos, episodic television and feature films. He is always able to work with the producing team on utilizing cost effective and dependable production and post-production vendors.
Anyone who has worked with Roger will say, without question, that he is the most loyal member of the production team. He is the epitome of team player. From prep, shoot and wrap, he goes above and beyond maximizing the potential of each project.
Roger truly believes in the work that he does and has a passion for it like no other. He simply wants to exercise his creativity in an effort to produce important and entertaining pictures for all to remember.
While Roger is not creating different worlds through lighting, he enjoys spending time with his wife and two sweet daughters.