THANASIS NEOFOTISTOS

FILM & ART DIRECTOR

#THANASIS
NEOFOTISTOS  |  DIRECTOR  |  WRITER  |  ARCHITECT
 

DIRECTOR'S REEL

*2018

 

I'm an artist who would love to make a difference, not only through my movies, but also through my actions. 
My dream is to leave a small mark in the world of Cinema! 


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THANASIS NEOFOTISTOS is a Film Director, Writer & Architect from Greece. Berlinale Talents alumnus. His short film, PATISION AVENUE (13’-2018), premiered at 75th Venice Film Festival, won 3 awards at Clermont-Ferrand 2019 (Jury, Canal+, EFA) and has already selected in more than 60 top-tier film festivals. ROUTE-3 (13’-2019) just premiered in official competition of 44th TIFF (Toronto). GREEK SCHOOL PRAYER (20’-2014) was his successful thesis (Golden Dionysus), and SPARKLING CANDLES (9’-2019) is his LGBTQ+ sparkling short film, premiered in 43rd Frameline. He is now in the financing stage of his first-debut feature film, which he envisions as a dark, coming-of-age, folktale, PETER AND THE WOLF; the film got the main GFC & Media funding and has been developed, amongst other, at First-Films-First, MFI, Sarajevo Script Station. His next feature film project, WILD BOARS, is developing in Torino Film Lab & MFI.

 

FILMOGRAPHY

ROUTE-3  (Fiction-2019-13')

SPARKLING CANDLES  (Fiction-2019-9')

PATISION AVENUE   (Fiction-2018-13') 

POGONISKOS   (Documentary-2015-11') 

PROSEFHI: Greek School Prayer   (Fiction-2014-20') 

THE SUN AND THE WIND   (Experimental-2013-10')

*NEXT PROJECTS

PETER AND THE WOLF   (Fiction-N/A-Feature Film-Financing Stage) 

 WILD BOARS   (Fiction-N/A-Feature Film-Development Stage)

 
HIGHLIGHT
COMPETITIONS 
VENICE
TORONTO
CLERMONT-FERRAND
FRAMELINE
TAMPERE
 MELBOURNE
BUSAN
ENCOUNTERS    
ASPEN
CHICAGO
 & over 160 FILM FESTIVALS
 
AWARDS
● 3 Awards in Clermont-Ferrand
● EFA Nomination
● GFA Nomination
 & over 10 Grand-Prix
 & over 20 Awards
 
ALUMNUS
BERLINALE TALENTS  (2016) 
TORINO Film Lab (2019)
FIRST FILMS FIRST  (2017-2018)
SARAJEVO TALENTS  (2016)
NISI MASA  (ESP2016)
MFI  (2016) 
GO SHORTS CAMPUS  (2017)
ZFF MASTERS Zurich  (2017)
 

MEMBER

● EES GREEK DIRECTOR's GUILD
● ESPEK PRODUCERS GUILD 
● GREEK ART-SCHOOLS COMMITTEE
    (2015-2019 | Ministry of Education)
 

DIPLOMAS 

● M.A. in ARCHITECTURE (DUTh) 
B.A. in FILM DIRECTING (QMU-AMC)
C.V.T. in ACTING (AKMI-VocTraining)
 
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