Christos Massalas


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Born in Ioannina, Greece in 1986.
Studied Film History and Theory at Kingston University, London and Filmmaking at the London Film School, LFS.
He has directed short films, music videos and has edited video pieces for stage productions. He has participated in various film festivals (Tampere, BFI, Paris, Belgrade, St. Petersburg, Athens, Thessaloniki, Los Angeles, São Paulo…) and has received prizes, including 1st Prize "Greeks of the World" at the Short Film Festival in Drama, 2011.
In 2012, he was selected for the Euro-Connection Forum at the Clermont Ferrand Short Film Festival. In addition, he was granted Artist Residencies in Norway and Serbia.
He is currently based in Athens, developing his first feature-length film.

Selected as one of the 15 emerging directors from around the world at the 69th Locarno Film Festival, Filmmakers Academy 2016



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