Zacharias Mavroeidis is an Athens-based film director, writer and scriptwriter. He studied architecture at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, theatre at the Royal Higher College of Performing Arts (RESAD) in Madrid, scriptwriting at the International School of Film and TV (EICTV) in Cuba and filmmaking at New York College in Athens. He is a Berlinale and Sarajevo Talent Campus alumni. Since 2015 he has been teaching scriptwriting in Athens. He participated in the edited volumes What does art teach us? (FRMK editions, 2020, ed. Katerina Iliopoulou) and The lost highway of Greek cinema (Nefeli editions, 2019, ed. Aphrodite Nikolaidou) and wrote opinion articles for 10% magazine. In 2014 his first novel Efta psiches sto stoma was published in Greece, and is currently in development as a feature animation film. His debut feature, entitled The Guide (2011), screened in more than 20 international film festivals. His documentary Across her body (2018) premiered at the International Competition section of the Thessaloniki Documentary Festival and received a mention at the Burgas International Film Festival. His sophomore feature, entitled Defunct (2019), won the Young Jury and the Audience awards in the international competition section of the Thessaloniki International Film Festival, the Best Film award at the 2020 International Film Festival KineNova and the Best Script award at the 2020 Hellenic Film Academy Iris awards. He has been awarded the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Artist Fellowship by ARTWORKS (2021).
Across her body, 2018, 79'
Defunct, 2019, 99'
The guide, 2011, 104'
Nine lives left, 2014, novel (book cover)