Stavros Psillakis

Director - Producer

- Born in Chania, Crete in 1954.

- He is a graduate of the National Technical University of Athens with the degree in Electrical Engineering.

- He studied film direction at the Hadjikou Film School (Athens) and he received theoretical and practical education on anthropological documentary filmmaking at the VARAN School (Paris) [founded by Jean ROUCH].

He lives in Athens and deals with direction of documentary films.

Founding member of the Greek Film Academy.

Filmography

2021 DEBT  77min

2020 MY PHOTOGRAPH  4min

2019 FOR NO REASONS meetings with Giorgos Maniatis  92min

2019 Hippocratic Medicine  24min

2016 DIONISSIOS IKKOS  52min

2015 THE LIGHT INSIDE  92min

2015 OLYMPIA  45min

2014 SHORT GYPSY STORIES documentary 67min 2013 The Stranger / Dilemma / Chroma (3 episodes of Viewpoint, ERT)  3Χ 30min

2012 METAXA listening to time  87min

2011 ΜILONOGIANNI 120, CHANIA (1 episode of DOCVILLE, ERT)  45min

2011 Stratos-Alice Anne (1 episode of ACCOMMODATE, ERT)  45min

2011 Prokopis-Caroline (1 episode of ACCOMMODATE, ERT)  45min

2011 PHILIPPINES (1 episode of ATHENS GROUPS, ERT)  45min

2010 THE SURVIVORS  29min

2009 THERE WAS NO OTHER WAY  87min

2007 PENEUS the sacred ecology  24min 2007 PENEUS fragments of history  26min 2005 THERE ARE MANY THINGS WE CAN DO  62min

2005 TITHOREA - LIANOKLADI  28min 2002 THE MEMORY GUARDS  57min 2001 ANGELS PSALMS – St. Thomas  30min

2001 ANATOLI FACTORY : the time capsule  28min

2001 HERE WE CAME 52min

2000 THE BROKEN MIRROR DAMAGE  56min

2000 THE MAN WHO DISTURBED THE UNIVERSE  52min

1999 PIREUS – the melting pot of two centuries  30min

1997 FOREVER IN KYDONIA  55min

1997 COLORS OF CRETAN MUSIC  30min

1994 THE BROTHERS 62min

1993 THE SECRET  59min

1988 CARCASSE  17min

Awards / distinctions

DEBT

• 1st prize documentary (9o CHANIA FILM FESTIVAL Audience Prize 2021)

 

FOR NO REASONS meetings with Giorgos Maniatis

• 2st Prize for a FEATURE FILM (13rd Hellenic Documentary Film Festival of Chalkida 2019).

• Qualifying round (nominees) Best Documentary, Hellenic Film Academy Awards (2020)

 

THE LIGHT INSIDE

• BEST FEATURE DOCUMENTARY 2016 στο ARFF (Around Films Intern. Film Festival)

• BEST DOCUMENTARY & BEST MUSIC στο L.G.F.F. (London Greek Film Festival) 2016 OLYMPIA Audience Prize [17th THESSALONIKI DOCUMENTARY FESTIVAL 2015]

 

SHORT GYPSY STORIES

• 1st prize, (3o International Docum. Festival of Ierapetra, 2016).

• 2nd prize (2o International Documentary Festival BEYOND the BORDERS (Castellorizo, Greece 2017)

 

METAXA listening to time

• 2st Prize for a FEATURE FILM (6rd Hellenic Documentary Film Festival of Chalkida 2012).

 

THERE WAS NO OTHER WAY

• Best Documentary, Hellenic Film Academy Awards (2010)

• 1st Prize (3rd Hellenic Documentary Film Festival of Chalkida 2009).

• Audience Prize [2nd Cyprus International Documentary Film Festival 2009]

 

THE MAN WHO DISTURBED THE UNIVERSE

• Best GR Documentary (2Ο International Documentary Festival Kalamata 2000)