Graduating from Eskişehir University Cinema & Television in 1998, Barış has worked in leading production companies in Turkey, including PTT and Creavidi. Having directed numerous television commercials including and going on to win Crystal Apple awards for Commercial Direction, he went on to work as 1st Assistant Director for the feature film NEFES . In January 2013, he became a founding partner with Peri Istanbul.
An alumnus of the Prague film academy, he went to USA where he worked as a director and DOP on numerous assignments for a variety of clients including the Smithsonian, Congress Library and the National Book Awards. Since 1992 he has been focusing on commercials for multinational companies and has a few hundred spots in his portfolio, for clients such as O2, T-Mobile, Skoda and Wrigley and has won international awards.
Yıldız Teknik Üniversitesi'nde inşaat , Eskişehir Anadolu Üniversitesi'nde istatistik ve son olarak Yeditepe üniversitesi'nde sinema-tv okudu. Reklam sektörüne 1995 de ajans tarafından (Markom Leo Burnett prod. ) giriş yapmakla beraber ani bir atakla 1998 de masanın diğer tarafına geçti . 2002 yılından bu yana onlarca ajans ve marka için, irili ufaklı yüzlerce film projesinin hayata geçirilmesinde rol aldı. Detaycı , işbirlikçi , uyumlu ve eğlenceli yapısı ile özellikle bebek, çocuk ve gençlerin yer aldığı çalışmalarda tercih edilmektedir.
Galatasaray Lisesi’nden mezun olduktan sonra egitimine Fransa’da sinema uzerine devam eden Cagri Ark bu gune kadar bircok ulusal ve uluslararasi markanin reklam filmlerini yonetmesinin yani sira video klip ve viral filmler konusundaki yenilikci ve kreatif bakis acisiyla taninmaktadir.
Graduated from Anadolu University in 2001 with a degree in Cinema & Television. He began his career as a producer in international news agencies. After visiting numerous countries where he covered two wars, a tsunami and countless tragedies, Güray decided to lead a more exciting life and became a director.