Screenwriter / Director
Producer / Scholar
Ioannis (Yannis) Skopeteas is Associate Professor in Screenwriting and Direction in Digital Audiovisual Arts in the University of the Aegean, Lesvos, Greece and Instructor in “Lighting” and “Screenwriting” in the Hellenic Open University. He holds an MA in 'Image and Communication‘ from Goldsmiths University of London and a Ph.D. from the University of Westminster, conducted on a state scholarship, concerning cinematography practice in the Greek features of the mid-1990s. He has authored two books, several book chapters and dozens of articles for journals and conferences and reviews on photographic and audiovisual issues for wide circulation magazines, mainly about cinematography, direction and camerawork. He has written the script and directed more than 25 documentaries of a special scientific interest, in collaboration with other University professors and scientists. Moreover, he has written and directed more than 100 professional audiovisual works (advertising, corporate, shorts).
Awards / distinctions
2016 Training the Look (production). Best Student History Documentary.
2004 Pfizer Zithromax presentation (Film Direction). Bronze Ermis Awards 2004 as an affiliate of the Company for the Next Generation
1999 Before Galleries (Direction-Production). Honorable Mention at the Drama Festival 1999
1999 Before Galleries (Direction-Production).State Distinction Awards 1999
(2021). MIGRIMAGE. ASPECTS OF THE REFUGEE'S ISSUES. (series of 5 microdocs)
(2018). THE VALLEY OF SOLEA-CYPRUS. (series of 20 ethnographic docs) (2015-2017). DURNING THE ACADEMIC BREAK. (series of 23 docs). (2015). THE HISTORY OF THE OLYMPIC GAMES: THE GREEK CONTRIBUTION.
(2014) THE HALKI SCHOOL AND MONASTERY- BETWEEN TWO WORLDS
(2012). LESVOS 2012.TOWARDS FREEDOM.
(2010-2011). FROM KALLICRATES TO KALATRAVA (series of 13 docs)
(2009) FROM STONE AND SOIL. (2008). SILK, SHEER BEAUTY.
(2007). APART FROM THE OLIVE OIL (2006). THE COMMUNAL ENGINE (2005) A COOPER FROM PRIPITSA (2004). IN EXCHANGE FOR FIVE APPARTMENTS AND ONE SHOP (2000). THE SOCIAL SCIENCES IN EVERYDAY LIFE
(1999). BEFORE GALLERIES- THE PGHOTOGRAPHER, THE MAN AND ITS COUNTRY
(1996). A SHORT REFERENCE TO NIKOS KOUNDOUROS