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Angeliki Antoniou

Director - Screenwriter - Producer

Angeliki Antoniou has a degree in architecture from the University of Thessaloniki- and is a graduate from the DFFB (German Film and Television Academy in Berlin). She has directed feature films and documentaries for cinema and television which have been screened and awarded in prestigious film festivals (Locarno, Berlinale, Göteborg, Montreal, Palm Springs, Moscow, Thessaloniki, Sydney …) and are distributed internationally.

Her critically acclaimed feature “Eduart”, participated in more than 50 film festivals, received several awards- among them the “Golden Antigone” in Montpellier- was selected by the EFA for the 2007 European Film Awards and it was Greece’s Submission for the 80th Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film (2008). Her feature film “Green Sea” and her documentary “The Unknown Athenians” premiered both in 2020. “The Unknown Athenians” won next year the Hellenic Academy Film Award for Best Documentary.

She is a member of the European Film Academy and the Documentary Greek Documentary Association and a founding member of the Hellenic Film Academy.

Her independent Production Company, the “Angeliki Antoniou Filmproduktion”, is based in Berlin. Angeliki lives in Berlin and Athens.

FILMOGRAPHY (selection)


2020: “GREEN SEA”

(GR-GER) feature film, 95'


(GER- GR) documentary 76’

(GR-GER) feature film, 105'


(GER) TV Movie, 88'


(GER) TV Movie, 85΄


(GER) TV Movie, 85΄


(GER-GR) feature film, 87'


(GER) TV documentary, 60'

1992: „ DONUSA“

(GER-GR-CH) feature film, 87'


(GER) documentary, 80'


(GER) short , 20'

Awards & Nominations (selection)

· 2021: Hellenic ΙRIS Award for Best Documentary for “The Unknown Athenians”

· 2021: Award for Best Greek Documentary at the AegeanDocs for “The Unknown Athenians”

· 2021: Award : ANDE Prize Woman in Cinema at the Efebo d’Oro (International Competition) for “Green Sea”

· 2021: Sydney FF - Europe! Voices of Women in Film 2021 for “Green Sea”

· 2020: Audience Award at the Kitzbühel Film Festival for “Green Sea”

· 2020: Nominated for the Golden Alexander ( International Competition) at the Thessaloniki Documentary Festival, for “The Unknown Athenians “

· Greece's submission for an Oscar Nomination for Best Foreign Film 2008 for “Eduart”

· 2008: Film Festival Tromso (International Competition) for “Eduart

· 2008: Orpheus Award for Best Feature& Orpheus Award for Best Direction at the Los Angeles Greek Film Festival, for “Eduart”

· 2008: Selected for "Picture Europe! The Best of European Cinema" in Munich & Madrid for “Eduart”

· 2008: Special Recognition for Best Ensemble Cast at The Method Fest Film Festival, USA for “Eduart”

· 2007: Mostra de Valencia, (International Competition)

· 2007: Nominated for Grand Prize at the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival, for “Eduart”

· 2007: Nominated for the Golden St. George at the Moscow Film Festival, for “Eduart”

· 2007: Nominated for the Competitive Section, “Europe-Europe” at the Sevilla Film Festival, for “Eduart”

· 2007: Golden Antigone Award (Antigone d'or de la Ville et de l'Agglomération de Montpellier) at the Montpellier Film Festival & Special mention by the Young People's Award (CMCAS) for “Eduart”

· 2006: 9 Greek State Cinema Awards, at the Thessaloniki Film Festival among others, for Best Film & Best Director & Best Screenplay (Angeliki Antoniou) & FIPRESCI Award for Best Greek Film for “Eduart”

· Rated by the German Movie Association as "specially valuable” for “Verspielte Nächte”

· 1997: Award for Best Set Design at the Hof Film Festival for “Verspielte Nächte”

· 1997: Greek Film Awards for Best Film & Best Director (Angeliki Antoniou) & Best Screenplay (Angeliki Antoniou and Kriton Kalaitzidis) & for Best Actress (Jasmin Tabatabai) for “Verspielte Nächte”

· 1997: Nominated for the Golden Alexander at the Thessaloniki Film festival for “Verspielte Nächte”

· 1992: Nominated for the Golden Alexander at the Thessaloniki Film Festival for “Donusa”

· 1992: Nominated for the Golden Leopard at the Locarno Film Festival & Youth Jury Award for Best Film (A' Prix de la Jeunesse) for “Donusa”

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