Lena Anastasiadou

Producer

Lena Anastasiadou

Filmography

W&B, feature length documentary in development._Producer Greek & American, feature length documentary in post-production._Producer

 

I Spend Time With Making: Lucas Samaras, feature documentary, USA 2021. A documentary on the life and art of legendary visual artist Lucas Samaras. The film examines the turn of events that led Samaras to art and presents the evolution and unique diversity of his work in various media._Co-producer

 

Nostos, feature documentary, USA, 2012. A documentary about the notion of homeland from the point of view of author George Pelecanos, William Antholis, the managing director of Brookings Institution and entrepreneur Ted Manousakis._Producer

 

Blackberries, short fiction film, 35mm, USA 2005. Set in East Los Angeles Blackberries is a coming of age story of little Alejandro, a Mexican-American boy, witnessing the financial struggles of his parents. Official selections: Tribeca Film Festival, NY 2006, London Film Festival 2006, Montréal Festival des Films du Monde 2005, Palm Springs FF 2005, Rhode Island FF 2005. Awards: 1st Award “Greeks of the World”– Drama Film Festival, Greece 2005._Executive Producer

 

Viewpoint (original title: Optiki Gonia), ERT 2014–2013. A series of 18 documentaries about the current trends in the art of photography, presenting some of its greatest masters. Filmed in the USA and Europe (Spain, Greece)._Producer in 8 episodes

 

GreekTown, documentary series, ERT 2011. A journey through the Greek American communities of North America becomes the quest for an identity and reveals the presence and evolution of a population that moved from diaspora to assimilation. Filmed in the USA and Canada._Producer

 

Night Shift (original title: Nichterini Vardia), ERT 2010. A series of 13 documentaries following people working the night shift._Producer

Born in Athens, Greece, Lena Anastasiadou is a graduate of the National Technical University of Athens. She received her Master’s degree in Arts and Cultural Management at City University, London, UK. After her graduate studies, she followed a career in film producing and has produced and co-produced documentaries, fiction films and web commercials. She has also worked as a culture and management consultant and she has an extensive experience in creative industries management. She is the founder and director of the production company Nomad Projects.

Contact:

E-mail:  lena.anastasiadou@gmail.com