Manolis Damianakis was born in Heraklion, Crete, from where he comes from. He was involved with the photography to the 23 and later became his profession. His personal quest and love for the arts led him one step further in the Filmmaking where took courses in general film studies at New York College of Athens. He has directed several short films, documentaries, commercials. His first feature film is "Kame Koummando". Award-Winning (Best Debut DIrector).
Member of Greek Directors Guild.
Member of International Federation M.E.I.
Member of European Federation F.E.R.A.
Member of Hellenic Film Academy.
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Film by Cinearth Motion Pictures (Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy and 3 More) Director-Producer-Editor-Scripwriter The hero decides to leave the war conducted in the future. Main goal is to pass the magnetic gate and return to the 'present.' He lands on a bridge with his parachute.With great surprise he finds that the world is not like he had left it, different buildings, climate change but above all he finds different people. He is attacked by a group of people with dogs and bikes and he tries to save himself.He succeeds and begins to wander to rediscover his old friends and his old places. Sad to see that they have died - He finds shelter in an old camp. There he meets a woman that gives him instructions.However this woman is punishing and mocking him. He decides to go back out into the world. Unfortunately one evening Zida steals his radio CB and he loses contact with his unit. Then from a kiosk, a girl gives instructions on how to go to a cathedral to find his radio CB. He finds it. Kame Koummanto finds that he is not alone in this 'world' but others are far along in the struggle for survival and spiritual balance - He leads them all together in the abandoned camp and tries to rebuild it. But fate brings him differently; his unit is looking for him to turn back after a signal they had received from the radio CB.The unit lands with a virtual helicopter and asks him to return home. WWW.KAME-KOUMMANDO.COM
Social Enterprises of Crete
Film by Manolis Damianakis (Documentary) Editorial department, Director, Writer, Art director, Editor, Producer, Cinematographer, Production designer, Sound department, Production manager This documentary presents the contribution of the social enterprises of Crete in the economic and Social development of the island.It represents a way to bring forward the efforts of many women in rural areas ,the member of woman cooperatives, who with very little resources but with fervent spirit and zest for work are committed to surviving in the modern market realities. The present documentary is also an effort to highlight the courage and determination of people with disabilities who, in spite of a lame legal framework concerning their employment ,they work create and produce products. This is their way of advertising their skills and of equal treatment in work places. The project " Incubator for the development of social economy " of CIP EQUAL was implemented by the DP "KRIKOS " (Social & Economic Development Partnership of Crete) in the Region of Crete.This is a partnership scheme of 14 entities from all over the Crete.The coordinating partner is the " Heraklion Development ... Written by Heraklion Development Agency S.A
Film (short) (Drama, Fantasy, Horror and Mystery) Director-Producer-Editor-Scripwriter The last moment of a man before he pass away .
Film (short) (Comedy) Director-Producer-Editor-Scripwriter
Film (short) by Manolis Damianakis (Comedy) Director, Writer, Art director, Editor, Producer, Cinematographer, Camera and Electrical Department, Production designer
4th PIFF PELOPONNESIAN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (COMPETITION FOR GOLDEN PEGASUS )AWARD . BEST DIRECTORIAL DEBUT IN A FEATURE FILM
8th LONDON GREEK FILM FESTIVAL .BEST FILM SPECIAL VISUAL EFFECTS AWARD "KAME KOUMMANDO" FEATURE FILM
New York College of Athens