Bircan is a documentary filmmaker based between Scotland and Turkey.
In 2019, she directed her debut creative documentary, 'My Name is Anik,' through Bridging the Gap program at the Scottish Documentary Institute. The film has been selected for multiple BAFTA and Oscar-Qualifying festivals. It also had successful screenings in independent cinemas and community film centers across the UK as part of the Journeys Into Film program supported by BFI Film Audience Network.
Since 2019, she has been working on her first feature documentary, 'Your Honour,' with Bombito Productions and making short films.
Apart from her work in creative documentaries, she makes social-impact films and collaborates on other non-fiction projects. She is also actively involved in participatory filmmaking, believing in the power of self-representation and the accessibility of the medium.
She is an alumna of the IDFA Academy, New Voices Talent Scheme, Glasgow Film Festival Talent Scheme, EIFF Script Starter, Filmonomics, Scottish Documentary Institute, and !f Istanbul. She is a member of BAFTA Connect.