Born and raised in Berlin. French and Turkish roots.
In 2011 part of the Berlinale Jury in the section “Perspektive Deutsches Kino”.
Studies fiction direction at the renowned University of Television and Film (HFF) from 2012 to 2020.
His movies are shown worldwide on many (A)-festivals and win several prizes.
In 2017 studies of documentary film making at the reputable film school Centro de Capacitación Cinematográfica (CCC) in Mexico-City.
After finishing his feature documentary “Yib” he concludes his studies 2020 with the short film „Reina“.
Currently writing a feature film, preparing his fiction debut and a drama series.
2020 Reina Director: Ozan Mermer/ HFF München (Hochschule für Fernsehen und Film), BR Bayerischer Rundfunk , arte - ARTE G.E.I.E., Marez Media, Fidelio Films
2019 Yib Director: Ozan Mermer/ Centro de Capacitación Cinematográfica, A.C.
2016 Terrier Director: Ozan Mermer/ HFF München (Hochschule für Fernsehen und Film)
2015 Bauchladen Director: Ozan Mermer/ HFF München (Hochschule für Fernsehen und Film)
2014 Out of Place Director: Ozan Mermer