CV & FILMOGRAPHY

CV

A. C. was born in Agrinion, Greece in 1985. In 2011 he graduaded from the University of Athens with a degree from the Department of Informatics and Telecommunications. Since 2004 he has worked in several theatre productions and movies as an assistant and casting director (The Heart of the Beast by R. Haralambidis, Homeland by S. Tzoumerkas, A Blast by S. Tzoumerkas, Vourkoti by H. Mastrandréas etc). He directed (and wrote the last two of them) the awarded short films Student Occupation, Chelsea-Barcelona and I’ll take a deep breath and I’ll tell you and the TV documentary feature film Bullying Diaries for the Smile of the Child. He has worked as a director on different projects of Hellenic Post, Cavafy Archive and Onassis Cultural Center. He has directed music videos, theatrical play teasers and two episodes for the TV documentary series Pirates of the Aegean (for OPEN BEYOND channel). In 2014, his feature script What a silly boy was selected for the !f Istanbul-Sundance Screenwriters Lab. In 2020 he was selected in the Talents Sarajevo with his feature film script The Village in the Woods. In 2021 he directed the TV feature docudrama “The Battle of Lepanto” (History Channel of Cosmote TV). Now he works as a director for the TV docudrama series The Generation of ’30 for the same channel.

 

FILMOGRAPHY (SELECTED FESTIVALS, AWARDS)

  2021     The Battle of Lepanto (feature, TV documentary)

Docudrama about the famous battle of Lepanto (1451 AC)

  2019     Pirates of the Aegean (feature, TV documentary series)

Episode 3: Fire in the Cyclades

Episode 4: The White Sea

  2016     Transitions 3: Central Europe (short, documentary)

Presentation of Onassis Cultural Centre festival Transitions, focusing on Central Europe

     Exploring the “Other” Home (short, documentary)

The making of the theatrical play The “Other” Home, produced by Onassis Cultural Centre

  2015     17+1 stories about Panos, Caesar, Oikonomou (short, documentary)

Documentary about poet, teacher and radio producer Panos Oikonomou   

  2014     Bullying Diaries (feature, TV documentary)

Human Rights Film Festival “With Open Eyes”, Venice

  2013     I’ll take a deep breath and I’ll tell you (short film, fiction)

Athens International Film Festival “Opening Nights”

Greek Film Week, Belgrade

  2012     Chelsea-Barcelona (short film, fiction)

2nd Prize for Best Fiction Film / Honorary Distinction for the Best Screenplay / Honorary Distinction for an Actor in a Leading Role to Makis Papadimitriou, National Short Film Festival in Drama

Cinematic Achievement Award, Thessaloniki International Short Film Festival

El Rey Award for Excellence in Cinematography, Barcelona International Film Festival

Nomination for Best Short Film, Hellenic Film Academy Awards

Dresden International Short Film Festival (“Focus Greece: Society in Motion” section)

Mediterranean Short Film Festival of Tangier

Ozu Film Festival, Italy (“Work-related Films” section)

  2009     Student Occupation (short film, fiction)

Honorary Distinction for Most Promising Director, National Short Film Festival in Drama

Ankara International Film Festival (“Drama Film Festival Selection” section)