Aslihan Unaldi is a writer-director-producer, born and raised in Istanbul. She received her BA in International Relations and in Photography from Yale University. She received her MFA in film from New York University’s Tisch School of Arts. Her award winning short film Razan premiered at the Rotterdam Film Festival in 2006 and went on to travel the international festival circuit. Unaldi’s first feature documentary Overdrive: Istanbul in the New Millennium explores the social and environmental consequences of uncontrolled urbanization and motorization in Istanbul.