OZ YILMAZ is a Canadian film producer, photographer, scenarist, poet and actor. He has created several film and art projects focusing on artists and art, including Portragram, which was premiered on April 1st, 2016 in Montreal’s prominent art center, Phi. For 2016, his project titled “Kooples” for the Gay Pride in Montreal, highlighted LBGT couples. Kooples project was premiered on August 26, 2016 in Montreal.
Among his films Portrait of a Photographer, Color of Sound, and the Hunt have all won awards in various film festivals. His latest documentary film is based on Burning Man festival, titled “Burning Man: Into The Realm.” Many of his works deal with a variety of subject matters ranging from love, betrayal, art, social and political matters.
His four published books on photography include, Afterhours, an exploration of the underground clubbing culture of Montreal and Espace A Louer, an urban exploration of the impact of economic crisis on local businesses.
He has authored 8 books including literary works such as Liberatus, Obituaries from Heaven, and trilogy titled Poems from Montreal. Towards the end of 2015, he began working on his first novel titled, A Simple Life due to be published in 2017.