Born in Istanbul, Reha Erdem has graduated from Cinema Department of Paris 8 University. He obtained his M.A. in Plastic Arts at the same university. He shot his first feature-length film Oh Moon in 1989 as a French-Turkish co-production. After which he continued with 7 other award winning films; ‘Run for Money’, ‘Mommy, I’m Scared’, ‘Times and Winds’, ‘My Only Sunshine’ and ‘Kosmos’. His latest two films are Jîn (2012) and Singing Women (2013), a Turkish-French-German co-production. He also has short films and directed a theater play, Maids (Les Bonnes) by Jean Genet. He is now working on two new projects.