DIRECTOR / DoP / EDITOR
VANIA TURNER (1989) is a Greek-British filmmaker, DoP and editor. Her work explores loss, conflict, redemption and survival. She has filmed humanitarian crises and displacement emergencies in Iraq, DR Congo, CAR, Mozambique and the Central Med, amongst others. She is a regular contributor to Guardian Documentaries and her work has been featured by various international outlets, such as TIME Magazine. From 2017-2019, she worked as UNHCR’s Africa videographer, based in Nairobi and travelling widely to the deep field to cover the refugee situation on the continent. She is currently directing her first feature documentary which explores themes of gender violence, abuse of power and redemption.
GILRHOOD 30', July 2021, Onassis Culture
"My animals burned alive’: the man putting his life back together after Greece's wildfires" 7', The Guardian, AUG 2021
"The captain rescuing migrants in the Mediterranean during the Covid-19 pandemic" 14', The Guardian, OCT 2020
"Child Brides of Climate Change: Kenya's Battle" 6', TIME Magazine, AUG 2020 https://time.com/5878719/climate-change-kenya-child-marriage/
"Greece:Inside a Greek coronavirus ward" 8', The Guardian, MAY 2020 https://www.theguardian.com/world/video/2020/may/06/inside-intensive-care-how-debt-hit-greece-beat-coronavirus-video