Christophis Chistophoros - Member of Jury of 24th International Short Film Festival in Drama
Juries > 24th International Festival
CULTURAL ORGANISATION - SHORT FILM FESTIVAL IN DRAMA
MINISTRY OF CULTURE AND SPORTS - MUNICIPALITY OF DRAMA
Director, Dramatist., Screenwriter, Lyricist
Member of Jury of 24th International Short Film Festival in Drama
He was born in Alexandria, grew up in Athens and studied in Paris, where he lived for several years, as well as in Italy and New York. In the cinema, he directed the well-known films “Wandering”, “Elegy for Rosa” and “Monkey Queen”.
His first two films were internationally recognized at the Cannes, Rotterdam, Mannheim and New York festivals. They received a warm welcome from the foreign press. He was twice awarded at the Thessaloniki International Film Festival.
In the theater, he has presented his plays "Mythomania Comedy" and "The Orators" as well as “Mayfly”, which was performed in the Old Vic in London, 2000.
Also, from 2015 to 2016 he directed and translated to modern Greek the play “The Shield” by the ancient Greek playwright, Menander.
In 2012, he directed the opera “Opus Elgin - Parthenon's destruction”, composed by Theodoros Stathis. A world premiere for the return of the Parthenon marbles to Greece.
From 2009 to 2010, he directed his play “Toulouse Lautrec - Sin Fantasized" at the Kastaniotis Theater, Athens.
In 2018, he translated from French into Greek and directed the musical drama "A soldier's tale", composed by Igor Stravinski, at the Nafplion International Festival.
He has directed the TV series "Lost Spring", based on a novel by Stratis Tsirkas and “Georgios Vizyinos - The silence of the angels”, in screenplay by Yannis Tziotis. This TV series won major TV awards in 2000.
In the opera and musical theater, he has directed performances for the Opera de Tour in France as well as Ascoli in Italy with plays such as “The Temptations of St Anthony”, composed by Marion Kouzan, and “I, Pinocchio” by Antonio Cericola, both plays in world premiere.
In Greece, he has directed the operas “Maestro Conbravura” by Giannis Drositis, “The tear of the moon” by Nikos Xanthoulis and “Diary for passers-by” by Periklis Koukos - in his own libretto.
Currently he is preparing his new feature film.