Apostolos Karakasis

Born in 1970 in Thessaloniki, Greece. Studied film and video in the UK at West Surrey College of Art & Design. Since then he has been involved in documentary filmmaking both as director and editor. His extensive work for television mainly focuses on cultural and historical issues, with a personal point of view. As a director, he has collaborated with many of Greece’s public television (ERT) documentary series. His independent cinematic work focuses on a creative portrayal of “common people’s” stories in an observational mode and has received awards and distribution in international festivals.