Born to Greek political immigrants in Romania in 1960, Asteris Kutulas and his family moved to East Germany in 1968. He graduated from Dresden’s Kreuzschule and went on to study German language and the history of philosophy at Leipzig University. Since 1981, he has translated numerous works of notable Greek authors into German (Ritsos, Seferis, Elytis, . Since 1980, he has been working with Mikis Theodorakis all over the world. Music and event producer since 1988. Furthermore, Kutulas served as co-author and co-director of several documentary film productions as well as dramatic advisor of theatre productions. RECYCLING MEDEA is his first feature cinema movie.