CINEMATOGRAPHER / DIRECTOROF PHOTOGRAPHY / LIGHTING DESIGNER
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1983-1984: Photography studies at the Hellenic American Union
1985-1988: Film and Cinema Studies at the Evgenia School
2001 Feature Film Lighting Seminar with R. Primes ASC
at the International Film & Television Workshops, Maine, USA
2001 Seminar "Director of Photography" - Master Class with
Theo Van de Sande ASC at International Film &
Television Workshops, Maine, USA
Operator / owner of steadicam
Since 1984 I have been professionally engaged in photography as a photographer.
Until today, I have been involved as an assistant, camera operator and then Director of Photography and steadicam operator in dozens of short and long films, TV series, documentaries and hundreds of promotional and video clips as well as corporate and educational films in Greek and foreign productions . I've worked with Channel 4, Discovery Channel and First Circle Films twice.
FILMOGRAPHY / DIRECTOR PHOTOGRAPHY
(amidst promotional spots and music videos)
1988 "Think and Mourn" Scene. Desp. Short length Kontargyri
1989 "Βραβρονία Άρτεμις" Σκην. C. Andreou short documentary
1995 "Artemis" -Scene. by P. Zeneli. Production of ERT-P.Zenelis, 16mm long documentary
1999 "Safety Distance" D. Photography and Direction -video dance
2000 «Thorong La tea shop» D. Photography and Documentary Direction in Nepal DV.
2000 "Influenza" D. Photography and Direction of video dance DV
2001 "Earthquake" D. Photography and Short Film Direction 16 pm
2001 "The pearl and oyster" D. Photography - Direction. the theater of Julia Balaska
2001 "Social Exclusion" D. Photography and directing - documentaries, KEK Dimitra.
2002 "My love is you sleeping?" -Scene. of P. Karamitsos short 35pm (awarded)
2002 "Safety and Quality" D. Photography and Direction of Education BP film
2002 "One another" -sh. A. Tempo pilot series - KINO
2002 "Poor children" by G. Smaradis -EERT tel. Series (2 episodes)
2002 "Great Britain" D. Photography and documentary direction
2003 "Very Short" -Scene. of P. Karamitsos short 35 mm
2003 "The Mosquito" -Sec. by G. Haitidis short 35 mm (awarded)
2003 «Modern Greece» -Sc. by M. Vlachos (KINO-ΕΡΤ-ΑΟΒ) documentary about the Olympiad (with a worldwide projection)
2004 "BMW Hellas" D. Photography and director MAGNA corporate film
2004 «Spyros Louis» -Scene. by G. Smaragdis Dramatic documentary (best film award - Italy Film Festival)
2004 Member of the jury at the Film Festival "Kotritsis"
2005 «Moments» -Sec. M.Fellani short 35MM
2005 "Left of the heart lobe" -Scene. of N. Perdika, 35MM
2005 "Astir Pallas" -Scene. G. Katsamboulas - Kino corporate video.
2005 "Clemens" - Scenic. P.Karamitsou -Pilotos Series
2005 «Kostas the Barberos» -Scene. Ch. Mouroukis - feature fiction
2005 «Vardoussion's western peak» Photo-Short documentary filmmaking
2006 "Kifissos, temporary mine" -Scene. Dion. Kopana, Documentary, 37-minute DV
2006 "If we all give a little" -Scene. Reto Caduff - The Swiss participation in the EUROVISION 2006 competition
2006 "A Life Like Another" Scenic. Zaf. Haitides short 35pm (awarded)
2006 "Tenderness" feature - Scenario. Karamitsos
2006 «My Home» Direction and Photography for Berlinalle 07
2007 «Aainine Kyparissia» - Scen. Hatidis - documentaries
2007 Member of the jury at the Cyprus Film Festival.
2007 "Fifty" -Sec. Theod. Long-legged lamb
2007 on a TV series pilot set. Karamitsos
2007 FORTH Corporate Scenic Alexis Karabot Production of KINO
2007-8 «Extraterrestrial» in ASHLEY & HOLMES's COSMOTE campaign (stop motion)
2008 in the small. "Deep Mine" of Rafiki Shaw
2008 at "West of Eden" mic. Length Stage. Hatidis. Best Film Award - London Film Festival
2008 "The Meaning of Life" scenario Zyogas Yannis - stop motion, ETEKT Technical Excellence Award)
2008 in the corporate bank of the National Bank of Greece. Greek HD
2009 Lighting design at "Icarus" directed by Zafi.Hatidis at the Ikaria Festival "IKARIADA"
2010 in the small. "Someone" in a stage by Liza Apostolopoulou
2010 in a documentary film by Zaff. Hatidis for ERT, entitled "Red Zone" of the series "outside the walls"
2010 in a documentary film by Pan.Karamitsos for ERT entitled "Wealth" in the series "Outside the Walls"
2010 Lighting design in the performance "The Good Master" directed by Zafi.Hatidis at the theater of "Kolio"
2011 "Vikos" in the corporate film directed by P. Karamitsos, in HD
2012 "Kame Koummando", directed by Manolis Damianakis in HD 72.
2012 "Balla lady" in the series of ATA-DOL directed by Kostas Varelidis.
2012 "Kill The M all" Lighting design at the theater performance at Directed by Zaff. Hatidis
2012 «ANGELOS PATSIAS» documentaries directed by Spyros N. Tarabiras prod. EES-ΕRΤ
2013 "A NEW MEASURING TASTRAS" documentaries directed by Alkis Sdougos, prod. EES-ERT
2013 "DIVITIS PAUPER" short length directed by Liza Apostolopoulou, Prod, We the People
2013 in the short duration "THE PANOPOLEIO" directed by Alki Skougou and par ARTPRO (Best Film Award - London Greek Film Festival)
2013 in the short length "Blind Justice" directed by Panayi Karamitsou par. We the People
2013-14 TV series "FROM THE CITY ERCHOMAI" directed by Kosta Varelidis par. MEGA
2015 "female gender" lighting design in a dance performance directed by Anna Karamitsou
2015 "Dead End" pilot for feature film directed by Zafiris Haitidis
2016 47 music videos, 3 comercials,3 atletic events
2017 52 music videos, 7 commercials, 2 events
2018 50 music videos, 12 commercials,1 DUFRY (education campaign), +7 more (youtube, instagram, sites etc)
Since 2006 I have been a Director. Photo on most MEGA trailers until 2009
I have also participated as D. Photography in ERT's advertising and eptian spots using the stop motion technique with Director -Animator Yan. Ziona.
I have taught from 1992 to 1996 the photography course in three-year programs at BLOW UP School.
In 1997/98 I taught in 3 seminars static photography and video (4 months and 8 months) of professional training at KEK DIMITRA. Also from 2003 to 2007 I taught cinematography and lighting at IEK AKMI.
From 2007 to 2013, I have taught a total of 5 seminars for photographers and cameramen of SEFNI in Heraklion, Crete.
From 2008 until now I am responsible for the PHOTO GROUP THERAPY Photographic Group of VRILISSOS.
- Learning skills and utilizing talents other than camera operation is as equally important to your career path.
For me diving and mountaineering are life long hobbies that I have successfully applied to this art. Also become
comfortable with being uncomfortable. In the documentary world living and working conditions can become very
challenging. Being zen when everything around you is difficult will lead to a successful outcome.