Ali Özkul is a filmmaker based in Istanbul. He made his first short film Synesthesia before the college in 2012. He directed a short documentary as a part of the Shades of Karaköy project supported by the EU Creative Europe Program, in 2018. Ali graduated from Bahcesehir University, BA in Photography and Video; with great honor mention and many of his photography works have been exhibited in Berlin and Istanbul.
He was selected for IDFAcademy 2020 program in 33rd edition of the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam. He was part of a group of 60 filmmakers and producers. He participated in Film and Documentary Production workshops mentor by Academy Member Steven Markovitz.
He is currently working on his first feature doc, One of Those Creatures which was awarded Melodika Sound Award at Istanbul Film Festival Meeting on the Bridge Film Development Workshop and selected for IDFAcademy 2020.