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Born and raised in Kavala, Greece, Tasos Giapoutzis lives and works in London as a freelance filmmaker and lecturer in film theory and practice at the University of Bedfordshire. In 2017 he was awarded full scholarship from the University of York to carry out his doctoral studies in Film by Creative Practice. His films have participated at numerous film festivals worldwide.

Killing My Girl has been selected at over 50 international festivals; When Dahlias Bend Down premiered at the 18th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival; The Sea had its world premiere at the 13th Reykjavik International Film Festival. In the past he worked on Distribution and Sales at the Feature Films Department of Red Bull Media House in Salzburg, Austria. His training as a director includes participations at the Go Short Talent Campus in Nijmegen, the Talent Development Campus in Cork as well as the Reykjavik Talent Lab.

These days he is in completion of his first feature documentary, Quiet Life.

filmography:

Quiet Life | 2018
The Sea | 2017
When Dahlias Bend Down | 2016
Killing My Girl | 2014
Metamorphosis | 2014
It's a Good Life | 2013