ABODULLAH OGUZ, Director
Abdullah “Apo” Oguz was born in 1958 in Istanbul. He founded the production company ANS International Turkey in 1992, which has produced numerous original dramas, reality shows, game shows and commercials for Turkish television.
In addition to being a versatile producer, Abdullah Oguz has established himself as a unique director by almost single-handedly creating the music video industry in Turkey. He has won a number of international awards and has also become one of the most sought-after TV commercial directors. In 2003, ANS entered the national film market, producing four feature-length films, two of them becoming the highest grossing films out of a total of 134 released features. Abdullah Oguz directed one of these films, The Ivy Mansion-Life, which became the highest grossing film of 2003 in Turkey. Bliss is Oguz’s second feature film.