Director / Author
Stelios Kammitsis (BA in Film at the State University of New York at Purchase) worked as an assistant to Palme d'Or winner Theo Angelopoulos and later to Dimitris Papaioanou, director of the Athens 2004 Olympics opening ceremony. He also worked as a screenwriter for various Greek TV series. In 2010 he started shooting his first feature film JERKS (ΚΩΛΟΠΑΙΔΑ) in Athens. The film opened on March of 2012 in Greece and has participate in nine International Film Festivals around the world, winning Best feature and Best Actor in Chicago Greek Film Festival and Audience Awards in Cyprus International Film Festival. In 2013 he got scholarships from the Nipkow program in Berlin and the MFI Script 2 Film in Greece for the screenplay of his next film, THE MAN WITH THE ANSWERS. He was later pre selected, along with nine candidates, for the Cinefondation Residence program of the Cannes film festival.