Born and raised in Kavala, Greece, Tasos Giapoutzis lives and works in London as a lecturer in film theory and practice at the University of Bedfordshire. In 2016 he completed a six-month internship working in Distribution and Sales. at the Feature Films Department of Red Bull Media House in Salzburg, Austria Recently, he was a member of the pre-selection panel of the 10th BFI Future Film Festival.

Amongst others, he has been selected and participated as a director at the Go Short Talent Campus in Nijmegen, the Talent Development Campus in Cork as well as the Summer Media Studio in Neringa, Lithuania.

His films have participated at numerous film festivals worldwide. Killing My Girl has participated at over 50 international festivals while, When Dahlias Bend Down, having premiered at the 18th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival, continues its festival journey. These days, Tasos is in production of his first feature documentary, Quiet Life, in Greece. Additional to his filmmaking career, he has received a full scholarship from the University of York, and in October 2017 he begins his doctorate studies in Film by Creative Practice.

filmography:

When Dahlias Bend Down | 2016
Killing My Girl | 2014
Metamorphosis | 2014
It's a Good Life | 2013