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Antonis Tolakis

categories:    director | Greece

Company: Cineworld.gr Productions

Position: Director

Short profile: Antonis Tolakis was born in Athens in 1978. He studied theatre at the Department of Theatre Studies in National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and cinema direction at the Hellenic cinema and television School Stavrakos. He works for television and cinema. He also directs for theater and writes, as a film critic, in various publications and websites. In May 2013 he won the second prize for his play “I hope you have a day filled with jasmine” in the category New Playwrights, from the Ministry of Culture, Greece. His last film, Sunflower Seeds (documentary) is the winner of the Special Mention for Best Documentary in Mediterranean Section at the 8th Sole Luna International Mediterranean Doc Festival, Palermo Italy. It was also officially selected at the 26th International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (”Kids &Docs”), Finalist at 2014 Social Impact Media Awards – West Hollywood and nominated for the best documentary for children award at the 27th P?rnu International Documentary Film Festival, Esthonia. It also won an Honorable Mention at the 2nd Ionian International Digital Festival Lefkada, Greece, and the 2nd Prize for Best Documentary at 16th Olympia International Film Festival, Greece.

Looking for: co-production

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