Taylan Sinan Yilmaz is a Director, Screenwriter and Cinematographer based in both New York City and Los Angeles USA.
Taylan has a strong art background and education. First he was drawing for major comic magazines before the university and after that graduated from Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University Department of Painting in Istanbul Turkey. Also as a photographer he shot for international magazines and brands. Beside his visual talent Taylan also produced electronic music, released EP's and performed internationally. After graduated from university he moved to the US in 2008 and mostly focused on his film works.
His multi disciplinary and multi cultural background brings a diverse approach and a unique perspective to any genre he works on.
His first short film ENDLESS selected to prestigious British Film Institutes SIGHT&SOUND MAGAZINE's "The year’s best new online movies, by 16 international correspondents selection" in 2012. Endless won REEL13 Short Film Contest and aired on PBS station WNET 13 in the US. Also Endless selected to many festivals around the globe including Reykjavik Film festival, IF Film Festival, Golden Apricot, Istanbul, Izmir and many more...
In the recent years Taylan collaborated with many advertising agencies in the US such as TBWA\CHIAT\DAY, OGILVY & MATHER, POOL, INHOUSE & PARTNERS, BUREAU NY, IGNITION CREATIVE, MOSS, ART PARTNER and more. Recently he directed tv commercials for big brands like Nissan USA, Fitbit, ESPN, Gatorade and currently working on his feature film projects.