Zeynep Özbatur was born in Istanbul in 1966 and graduated from Marmara University, Faculty of Art, Department of Cinema and Television.
In 1986, she started her professional career in advertising business and worked with well-known companies and directors. Following assistantship to directors and producers, she started acting as advertisement office and film producer.
In 1994, she was one of the founding members of “Co Production Company” where she worked as an administrator, film producer and art directors for many years. In 2008, she founded Zeynofilm.