Yavuz Kurtulmus, a political activist for many years, is the founder of MIGAY, Austria’s first platform for lqbtiqa+ migrants, an organization promoting visibility and representation of queer minorities and POC. In 2012, he founded the TRANSITION International Queer & Minorities Film Festival, a queer film festival with a focus on queer migrants. He is also the founder & Festival Director of the Porn Film Festival in Vienna. He held cooperative events with the Teddy Award at Berlinale, the Oslo/Fusion Festival and others. An experienced festival manager, he also gives lectures and workshops on queer Muslim activism, always seeking to highlight the effects of queerness, gender and diversity on society.
- Festival organiser