Lida Vartzioti is a graduate of the School of Film Studies at the Faculty of Fine Arts of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, where she specialized in directing and screenwriting. She has directed the promotional video for the 90th anniversary of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. In 2018, after securing the support of the European Network of Young Cinema (NISI MASA) she attended the Pitching Training program offered during ShorTS International Film Festival in Trieste. In 2019, she participated in Sarajevo Talent Campus. She is part of a directing duo, together with Dimitris Tsakaleas. Their first short film, entitled Yawth, travelled to many film festivals around the world, while the Greek Film Centre selected it for the MOTIVE award during the 41st Drama International Film Festival. Their second short film, Sad Girl Weekend, had its world premiere at the 25th Sarajevo International Film Festival and travelled to prestigious film festivals around the world, including the 55th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival (screened as part of the program Future Frames), the 31st Trieste International Film Festival and the Thessaloniki International Film Festival. Their hybrid short film, Literal Legend had its international premiere during the 43rd Cairo International Film Festival (in competition section), while their short film Happy Ending premiered at the 45th Norwegian Short Film Festival (in competition section). They are currently completing their latest short film and are in pre-production for their next one, while developing their first feature film. Lida has been awarded the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Artist Fellowship by ARTWORKS (2022).
Good Girls Club: A Virginity Odyssey, 2023
Happy Ending, 2022
Literal Legend, 2021
Sad Girl Weekend, 2019
Yawth, 2018, 10