Dimitris Tsalapatis is a director based in Athens. He studied Film Directing at Stavrakou Film School and at Goldsmiths College, University of London (MA in Filmmaking). His debut short film, entitled Torpor, was realized with the support of the Hellenic Broadcasting Corporation’s Microfilm program (2017). The film premiered at the 41st Drama International Short Film Festival, where it was awarded the Nikos Katsouridis Special Prize for a Newcoming Director as well as the Greek Society of Cinematographers’ award for best visual narration. It was also selected for the 24th Athens International Film Festival and the 12th Thessaloniki International Short Film Festival; and had its international premiere at Linz International Short Film Festival before continuing its course in other festivals around the world. His second short film, Your Hands, which he developed as a postgraduate student at Goldsmiths, premiered at British Urban Film Festival 2020. He is currently working on the post-production of True Love, his third short film, and the pre-production of another short entitled Little Lives, whose script has received funding from the Microfilm program ran by the Hellenic Broadcasting Corporation (2020) and the Greek Film Centre. He is currently in development for his first feature film, Boyos, also funded by the Greek Film Centre.
True Love, 2022
Your Hands, 2019