Murat Saygıner is a self-taught artist who works in the fields of photography and digital art, and is also known as a filmmaker and composer.
Born in Prague in 1989, Murat Saygıner got involved with photography and digital art in 2007 and won several international awards. In 2008 his works were selected for "IPA Best of Show" exhibition in New York. In 2010 he was awarded Emerging Talent of the Year in "The Photography Gala Awards".
He has written, directed and produced several animated short films since 2013 which were screened in over 200 film festivals including Academy Award Qualifying Festivals such as "Animest" and "AIFVF". 6 of his films were also Staff Picked on Vimeo. In 2019 he assembled 10 of his short films under the title of "The Flying Fish" which had various reviews by film critics and received the Vitriol Award as the Best Experimental Film in The First Hermetic International Film Festival in Venice.
Besides his career in visual arts, Saygıner also composes music and is currently living and working as a freelancer in Ankara, Turkey.