Massoud Mehrabi (born in Tehran in 1954) is an iranian journalist, writer and caricaturist. He studied cinema at the faculty of Dramatic Arts of the University of Art (1977 - 1982), and started his professional career in 1970 as a journalist, writing articles for several papers. 

Mehrabi has been the president and publisher of The Film Monthly magazine (since 1981), The Iranian Cinema Yearbook (since 1992) and The English-language Film International quarterly magazine (since1993).
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BOOKS (ON CINEMA)
1. A Hundred Years of Film Adverts and Film Posters in Iran, 2012
2. Beyond the Dreams Wall:
Travelogue of International Film Festivals, 2010
3. The History of Iranian Cinema,
first edition, 1983; 2nd to 10th editions, 1985-2006
4. Bibliography of Cinema in Iran.
From the beginning to the Year 2000, 2001
5. A Guide To Iranian Documentary Films.
From the beginning till 1997, 1992
6. Film Posters, 1992
7. Bibliography of Cinema in Iran,
(Vol. II, from 1988 to 1991), 1992
8. A Guide To Iranian Short Films, 1990
9.  A Guide To Iranian Films for Children & Youth, 1989
10. Bibliography of Cinema in Iran,
(Vol. I, from the beginning to 1988), 1988
 
BOOKS (ON CARICATURES)
1. Looking Between the Shades, 1992
2. Movie Caricatures (compiled by), 1984
3. Teeth, 1982
4. Black Caricatures, 1981
5. Ladders Without Roofs (Roofless Ladders), 1977
 
INDIVIDUAL EXHIBITIONS   
1. The Classic Gallery, Isfahan, 1992
2. The Golestan Gallery, Tehran, 1991
3. The Ethnological Museum, Ghazvin, 1981
4. The Khane-ye-Aftab Gallery, Tehran, 1981
5. The Museum of Contemporary Arts, Tehran, 1980
6. The Khane-ye-Aftab Gallery, Tehran, 1980
7. Open Show in Paris, 1979
8. The Vessal Gallery, Shiraz, 1978
9. The Khane-ye-Aftab Gallery, Tehran, 1977
10. The Takht-e Jamshid Gallery, Tehran, 1976
11. The Sheikh Gallery, Tehran, 1976
12. The Naghsh Gallery, Tehran, 1975
 
GROUP EXHIBITIONS   
1. The Museum of Contemporary Arts, Tehran, 1983
2. The organizer of the first group exhibition of the Iranian caricaturists
at the Iran-America Society, Tehran, 1978
3. The Gothe Institute, Tehran, 1978
4. The Takht-e Jamshid Gallery, Tehran, 1977
5. The Naghsh Gallery, Tehran, 1977
6. The Obeid Gallery, Tehran University, 1976
7. The Joint exhibition with Canadian Caricaturists
at the House of Iran, Montreal, 1976
 
PARTICIPATION IN INTERNATIONAL
EXHIBITIONS OF CARICATURE
   
Japan, Iran, 1995
Turkey, Japan, Italy, 1994
Turkey, France, Italy, Japan, Iran, 1993
Japan, Turkey, 1992
Japan, Turkey, Belgium, 1991
Japan, Turkey, Italy, France , 1990
Japan, Holland, Belgium, Italy, 1989
Turkey, Belgium, Japan, 1989
Japan, Canada, Poland, Belgium, Turkey, 1987
Turkey, Poland, Belgium , 1986
Japan, Turkey, Belgium, Canada, 1985
Japan, Turkey, Belgium, 1984
Japan, Belgium, Poland, Holland, 1983
Japan, Canada, 1982
Greece, Yugoslavia, 1980
Canada, Greece, 1987
Canada, Yugoslavia, Italy, 1977
Berlin, Poland, Canada, Yugoslavia, 1976
   
AWARDS
Honorary award, House of Iranian Cinema Festival, 2007  
Silver medal and 200,000 Yen, Japan / 1983
Bronze Medal, Japan / 1982
Many Diplomas from various  Exhibitions / 1975-1992  
  
CONTRIBUTIONS AS A JURY
Jury Member of the 1st and
4th international Tehran Cartoon Biennal – 1993, 1999.  
 
 BOOKS AS PUBLISHER AND DESIGNER  
1. The Duties of Assistant Director – Translated
and Adapted by Mohammad Haghighat, 1994
2. Wind Blows Anywhere it Likes - by Babak Ahmadi, 1992
3. Conducted by Morteza Hannaneh-by Touraj Zahedi, 1991
4. Tarkovsky - by Babak Ahmadi, 1990
5. Understanding Movies- Translated by Iraj Karimi, 1990
6. Film Appreciation - Translated by Bahman Taheri, 1989
7. Film As Film - Translated by Abdollah Tarbiat, 1989
8. Literature and Cinema - a group work, 1989
9. The Age of Comic Films - a group work, 1988
10. Paradjanov - a group work, 1988
11. Yasujiro Ozu - a group work, 1988
12. François Truffaut - by Hamid Hodania, 1987
13. Acting for Films - a group work, 1987
14. The Characteristics and Aims of Film Criticism, 1986
- Cover disigns for numerous books   
 
WORKS IN OTHER NEWSPAPERS & PERIODICALS
AS WRITER, CARICATURIST AND GRAPHIST
  
Soroush weekly, 1982
Sanat-e Haml-o-Naghl Monthly, 1982
Fokahyoun weekly, 1981
Tebb-o Darou weekly, 1981
Jahangard weekly/Monthly, 1980
Ferdowsi weekly, 1980
Zan-e Rouz weekly, 1980
Pirouzi monthly, 1980
Kayhan daily, 1987
Ayandegan daily, 1978
Donya-ye Varzesh weekly, 1977
Javanan weekly, 1977
Talaash monthly, 1977
Rastakhiz daily, 1975
Mardom daily, 1975
Caricature weekly, 1971
Economics Desk of Iranian Television (IRIB)/ 1982-1989
Essays, articles and art reviews in various papers/ 1970-1995


A Hundred Years of Film Adverts and Film Posters in Iran 

Beyond the Dreams Wall: Travelogue of International Film Festivals

The History of Iranian Cinema, 10th edition

The History of Iranian Cinema, 4th edition

A Guide To Iranian Documentary Films. From the beginning till 1997   Film Posters

A Guide To Iranian Films for Children & Youth   Bibliography of Cinema in Iran, (Vol. I, from the beginning to 1988)

Ladders Without Roofs (Roofless Ladders)

Looking Between the Shades

INDIVIDUAL EXHIBITIONS - The Naghsh Gallery, Tehran, 1975 INDIVIDUAL EXHIBITIONS - The Khane-ye-Aftab Gallery, Tehran,1977

INDIVIDUAL EXHIBITIONS - The Sheikh Gallery, Tehran, 1976 The organizer of the first group exhibition of the Iranian caricaturists at the Iran-America Society, Tehran, 1978


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