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 at both national and international film festivals. Currently, he lives and pursues a career in Istanbul, and works for TRT as the director of several documentary programmes.