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illkay

Director / Videographer
Ilkay Uygur was born in 1986 in Istanbul. He received his education at the Girne American University, Radio, Cinema and Television Department in Northern Cyprus.

Growing up as a child fascinated by cinema, he stepped into the industry as an assistant director of the movie RACE 2 which was produced by TIPS Film Industries, one of the leading production companies of Bollywood. Also he worked as assistant director in commercial films at the Dijital Sanatlar, which is known for films such as Ayla, Müslüm and Naim.

In 2015, he turned his steps towards digital media and took part in the establishment of Onedio‘s video department, Turkey’s largest video content platform and BuzzFeed partner. Since then, he directed many digital contents like commercial films, documentaries and live broadcasts.

He directed his first feature film Dus Pesine (Nays Film) in 2020 and he continues his career as a commercial film and documentary director.