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Yorgos Zois

Yorgos Zois


Scriptwriter, Film Director


FrameWork Participant 2012


Yorgos Zois was born in Athens in 1982. He studied Applied Math & Physics in N.T.U.A. and film direction at Stavrakou Film School, Athens and in U.d.K, Berlin.

His first short film, Casus Belli, premiered in Venice in 2010 and participated in the official competition of over 50 international film festivals (Rotterdam, Clermont Ferrand, Tokyo Short Shorts, Brussels, Krakow, Palm Springs, LA Short Fest, Era New Horizons etc.), winning several awards and distinctions. It was theatrically distributed in Greece and France and broadcasted by several TV stations.

His second short film, Titloi Telous (Out of Frame), premiered at Venice IFF 2012, where it was awarded Best European short film and nominated for Best Short Film by the European Film Academy 2012.

He is currently working on his first feature Stage Fright; the script was awarded the development prize of the CNC (French Film Centre) at the Cinelink Co-Production Market at Sarajevo IFF 2011.