Özgür Uyanık is a writer and film director.
Born in Turkey and raised in the United Kingdom, he has written and directed award-winning short films and ad campaigns including Oblivious (2001) starring Sienna Guillory which won Best European Short Film at the Brussels European Film Festival (official website) as well as being short-listed for a BAFTA and sold to Universal Sci-Fi Channel and Canal+ International for several territories. Other selected awards:
The 2010 Kaleidoscope release Resurrecting: The Street Walker is Uyanık's feature film debut as writer-director. Nominated Best UK Feature at Raindance Film Festival and official selection at International Istanbul Film Festival, FAB Edinburgh Horror Film Festival, The Festival of Fantastic Film Manchester, Dublin Horrorthon, Abertoir Horror Film Festival, Belgium's Razor Reel and he Haapsalu Horror & Fantasy Film Festival.
"Holy Men", his second feature-length film project was selected for the 2014-2015 Binger Filmlab Writer's Lab in Amsterdam, Netherlands.