Mahmut is a film director from London. He is drawn to making thrillers that marry emotive, human themes about relationships and society.

His films have premiered at the SCI-FI London Film Festival, Bafta-qualifying Aesthetica and acquired by the popular sci-fi platform DUST.

His latest short film GREY CAFÉ starring Scout-Taylor Compton (Halloween I and II) and produced by Netflix's Castlevania showrunner Adi Shankar has received press coverage from The Hollywood Reporter, Screen Rant, and more.

The A.V Club, Yahoo, CBR, Slash Film, Nerdist and other magazines have also covered his short film CLOSE SHAVE.