Belgian-Kurdisch filmmaker based in Antwerp, Belgium. He is best-known for the film Houses with Small Windows, which won the prize for best European short film at the 2013 Venice Film Festival and was nominated for the 26th European Film Awards in Berlin. He graduated in 2011 as Master in the audiovisual arts at the Rits in Brussels, Belgium. Apart from Houses with Small Windows, Öztürk also directed two documentaries. He is currently working, with the support of the Vlaams Audiovisueel Fonds, on his first feature film Blue Silence, which will be shot in 2015.