Firat was born in 1981 in Ankara. He moved to Istanbul in 1993 to study at Robert College on a scholarship.
The film-lit classes, and the availability of a dark room there, introduced him to
black and white photography and cinema at a very young age.
After high school he studied at the Visual Communications Design Department of Bilgi University and the Cinema-Tv Department of Marmara University Fine Arts Faculty.
His 2008 short film “SAPAK” won several awards in festivals worldwide.
In 2009 he began his career as a commercial director. Since then, he has directed over 200 commercials.
He lives in Istanbul with his wife and 2 children.