Born in The Netherlands, Paul Özgür studied Fine Arts for two years at the School of Arts. After discovering his passion for moving images, he applied to the Netherlands Film School (NFA) in Amsterdam to attend a 4 year BA-program with a specialisation in Cinematography. In 2013 his graduation film 'Magnesium' premiered at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival and won the Best Cinematography at the 2013 Camerimage Film Festival. After graduating in 2011, he decided to attend the Master-program in Cinematography at the National Film and Television School (NFTS) in the UK, where he graduated in 2014. Recently he shot the feature film 'Prince' which was the opening film of the Generation section at the 2015 Berlinale Film Festival and received a 'Special Mention' by the 14Plus Jury.