Film Critic

He was born in 1963. After finishing the Galatasaray High School, he graduated from the English Language and Literature Department of Boğaziçi University. He conducted his graduate studies at the Marmara University, Faculty of Fine Arts, Cinema-TV Department. He started to work in the media sector and to write film reviews in 1989. He was the editor-in-chief of the “Sinema” magazine for 12 years. Mehmet Açar teaches film theory and film analysis in various institutions and organizations, and has been the film critic of the Habertürk newspaper since 2009. He also makes film readings in TRT 2’s Prefilm/Postfilm program together with Alin Taşçıyan.