Zeynep Çetin Erus is a Professor at Marmara University, Faculty of Communications in Istanbul, Turkey. Her Ph.D. thesis is on adaptations from novel to cinema. She had been a visiting scholar at Northwestern University during 2002-2004 and 2011-2012 academic years. Her research focuses on adaptations as well as Turkish Cinema industry and Third Cinema movements in Turkey. Her current work investigates striking increase in box office of domestic films in Turkey in a comparative framework. She has several journal articles and three books. She teaches undergraduate and graduate level courses on film studies at Marmara University.