Hello my name is Cem Tekin.

I’m a filmmaker/producer/entrepreneur. I like to explore all new forms of storytelling + emerging technology in media.

Founder & Founding Partner


(Founder / Director)

As a boutique digital agency CLOCKKNOCK GmbH in Cologne, CLOCKKNOCK produces moving images for branded campaigns, advertising, cinema & TV and develops digital strategies and social media content for innovative, interactive concepts.

Exosolar Films

(Founder / Director)

Based in Berlin EXOSOLAR FILMS produces films that matter. They must be brave, fearless and relevant. Operating as an Independent Film Production & Distribution Company Exosolar is developing and producing fiction, non-fiction and innovative Series with a recognizable vision.

Metonymy Machine GmbH (i.Gründung)


We are currently establishing a new collaborative network and company to consult European artists & filmmakers to developing ideas & co-creating, co-produce projects together in the #NFT space. 

Updates to Metonymy-Machine GmbH will be coming June, 2021.
We will based in Berlin & Cologne.

No Shortcuts

Cem, born *82 in Ankara, is a German-Turkish director, writer and producer. He has a masters degree in Theatre-, Film- and Television as well as English literature and politics from the University of Cologne. He has been working as a director and producer of commercials and international campaigns with his own digital agency CLOCKKNOCK GmbH along with a great international network of creatives for over ten years.

Since 2019 he has been establishing his role as a producer of fictional and non-fictional Films with his newly founded Film Production Company Exosolar Films based in Berlin and received a scholarship from Entertainment Masterclass to attend Content London 2019.

His goal is to produce brave and bold Films that have relevance and to work very selectively with fearless international writers and directors to support their approach to create demanding, engaging and entertaining Films.

Cem received a couple of scholarships, e.g. from Social Impact Labs or from Mediengründerzentrum NRW and has been actively engaged in the support of the Turkish diaspora and was invited as a speaker to the European Union Cultural and media relations with Turkey.