Andy Papadimitriou

Andy Papadimitriou

Screenwriter and Director

Athens, Greece

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About Andy

Writer-director Andy Papadimitriou, of Pontic Greek descent, was born in Thessaloniki, Greece in 1984. He grew up in Messolonghi, a small, historic town in the west of the country. He earned a BSc in Business Administration and an MBA in Marketing at the University of Wales in UK. At the age of 25, he commenced studies in directing at Hellenic Cinema & Television School Stavrakos (HCTSS) in Athens, Greece. He is a member of Directors-Producers Guild of Greek Cinema, Directors Guild of Cyprus and Cyprus Centre of the International Theatre Institute (CCOITI). He is married and his wife is Cypriot descent.

His short films have participated in various international festivals. The short film Unchildishness (2016) won the Best Greek Short award at 12th Cyprus International Film Festival (2017) and it was the Winner Short Film at the One Shot Movie Competition 2017 in London, UK. In theater, he directed the play The Night Just Before the Forests (2011) by B. M. Koltès in Athens. The summer of 2017, he directed the tragedy Oedipus the King by Sophocles at the International Festival of Ancient Greek Drama in Cyprus, and it became one of the most successful productions in the history of the festival.

His first feature film entitled Before and After the End of Our Time, is of Cypriot, German, Danish and Greek production. Moreover, he is working on the development of his second feature film, Res Pvblica, the script of which has won and was approved by the Southeast Europe (SEE) Cinema Network. His short film Subtruth has got a distinction from the Scriptwriters Guild of Greece for 2017. His play Requiem and his novel Atis were awarded to the 7th International Literacy Contest of the Greek Cypriot Cultural Association.

Credits

  • Oedipus the King

    Oedipus the King (2017)
    Theater by Andy Papadimitriou Watch trailer! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mDxTmdkONYw

  • Unchildishness

    Unchildishness (2016)
    Film (short) by Wholewave (Drama, War and Short) Writer | Director Watch Trailer! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8KJCQSGm4Og

  • Reciprocation

    Reciprocation (2012)
    Film (short) by Andy Papadimitriou (Action, Thriller and Short) Writer | Director | Producer Watch the full short film! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IrQ_gjibYbs

  • Grey Route

    Grey Route (2012)
    Film (short) by Staton Pictures (Drama and Short) Writer | Director | Producer Watch the full short film! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4JhUb9sq9RU

  • Ruling Class

    Ruling Class (2011)
    Film (short) by Andy Papadimitriou (Drama, Thriller and Short) Writer | Director | Producer Watch the full short film! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g3mMRF2CVz8

  • The Night Just Before The Forests by B-M Koltes

    The Night Just Before The Forests by B-M Koltes (2011)
    Theater by ViAthens Director Watch Trailer! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GqSEBkJdTz4

Awards

  • Unchildishness_CYIFF Winner: Best Greek Short Film at 12th Cyprus International Film Festival
    (2017)

  • Unchildishness_Winner: Best One Shot Movie at Best One Shot Movie Competition
    (2017)

Education

  • Stavrakos Film & Television School - HCTSS (Athens, Greece)
    (2002-2007)

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