Seray Genç is an Istanbul-London-based film critic and researcher. She started to write about cinema in the Görüntü magazine of Boğaziçi Cinema Club BÜ(S)K and Yeni İnsan Yeni Sinema published by Nazım Kültürevi. She co-worked at various film festivals such as the Documentarist -Istanbul Doc Days, Which Human Rights? Film Festival, Labour Film Festival and Cornwall Short Film Festival. She is a member of Fipresci and SIYAD and the Editor of the Yeni Film Magazine.
As a PhD in Communication Studies from Marmara University, she has contributed to several edited volumes, Third Cinema and Third World Cinema (Es, 2007), Class Relations (Bağlam, 2011), Revolution or Average: Production, Experience and Technology (Bağlam, 2013), Turkish Cinema in 80s (Aksav, 2011), The Films of Rebellion and Revolution with an article on Charlie Chaplin’s Modern Times (Yordam, 2013), Meeting with the Artist: Theo Angelopoulos (Bağlam, 2013) and Theory of Cinema with an article on the British Documentary Film Movement (Yordam, 2021).
She is also a co-director of the animated-documentary Berkinimiz.