Semih Menda is a part Israeli part Turkish director who was born in 1984 in Istanbul.

He has graduated from Mimar Sinan University, Cinema and TV department. He has worked as a DOP in 32 short films and 2 music videos and directed 5 short films before his graduation. With his short films he has attended several film festivals and returned with an award from Germany and Austria. 

Shortly after he focused on commercials and started to work as a 1st assistant director for several known production companies. 

Since 2014, he continues his career as a director and shot commercials for many international brands such as Adidas, P&G, Vestel, Aygaz, etc.