Özgür Önurme was born in Sinop in 1985. He had his bachelor’s degree on sculpture from Hacettepe University, Faculty of Fine Arts. Beside his works on plastic and visual arts, which were exhibited at various exhibitions in  Turkey, his short films were also screened and competed for international film festivals. He directed İçimdeki Ses (2013) and Büyük Yolculuk (2014), documentary projects for the Turkish Radio Television corporation. He was the videographer for various shoots for MTV (USA, 2015), ZDF (Germany, 2016), SRF (Switzerland, 2016). In 2017, he co-founded Onlookers, a video production company for brands such as Adidas, Eczacıbaşı VitrA, Hilton Istanbul Bosphorus, Conrad Istanbul Bosphorus and Zorlu Holding.