ANDY P.

Writer - Director

Andy Papadimitriou has been creating stories from his childhood. His scripts have been awarded by the Scriptwriters Guild of Greece and his short films have participated in various international festivals. The short film Unchildishness (2016) has been awarded in Cyprus and United Kingdom. In theater, he directed the play The Night Just Before the Forests (2011) by B. M. Koltès in Athens, Greece, and in the summer of 2017 he directed the tragedy Oedipus the King by Sophocles at the International Festival of Ancient Greek Drama in Cyprus, which became one of the most successful productions in the history of the festival.

Andy P., of Pontic Greek descent, was born in Thessaloniki, Greece in 1984. He grew up in Messologhi, a small, historic town in the west of the country. He studied at a University of Wales affiliated college in Athens, earning a BSc in Business Administration and then he moved in Cardiff, Wales, earning an MBA in Marketing. At the age of 25, he commenced studies in directing at Hellenic Cinema & Television School Stavrakos (HCTSS) in Athens. He is a member of Directors-Producers Guild of Greek Cinema, Directors Guild of Cyprus and Cyprus Centre of the International Theatre Institute (CCOITI).