Bio

MAHMUT AKAY
Mahmut Akay is a talented and bright young Director from London. A keen observer of life, his ideas often stem from capturing the quirks and nuances of human interaction from real life situations. He is drawn to tailoring bold ideas with thoughtful shot compositions for a memorable and moving experience. Mahmut graduated from University for the Creative Arts, his graduation film was chosen as a Vimeo Staff Pick and selected at film festivals around the world. He wrote and directed a spot for Pepsi Films about a robot trying to fit in with the rest of the world. With a shoestring budget he built a team of passionate and talented VFX artists to create an emotive film. He was then handed the job to direct the Official London Olympics 2012 Torch Relay film for McCann London – this was seen by millions of people. A talent on the rise, he is one to watch.