Andros Achilleos is a Producer from Cyprus and owner of the film production company A.B. Seahorse Film Productions, offering production services and equipment rentals. He established the company in 1998 and since then he has produced hundreds of short and feature films, documentaries, music videos, commercials and corporate videos. His company is now one of the leading production houses on the island. He produces for clients varying from local talent to internationally acclaimed production companies, covering projects of any scale and budget. He supports many projects funded by the Cinema Advisory Committee of the Ministry of Education and Culture of Cyprus and he produces andco-produces films being shot locally or abroad. He has collaborated with production companies abroad, such as Cinétévé (France), Les Films du Carré (Belgium) and Sabbah Group (Dubai-Lebanon-Egypt).
Most of the productions he produced and co-produced have been officially selected and awarded at major international film festivals.
Filmography (Feature Films)
"Iman" / Producer / (dir. Kyriakos Tofarides & Korina Avraamidou) / in development
“Moonstruck” / Producer / (dir. Tonia Mishiali) / in development
Stelana Kliris is a South African Cypriot writer/director/producer with a background in production on international film and commercial productions in Greece and Cyprus. Her first feature, COMMITTED, which she wrote, directed and produced was distributed internationally and optioned for Hollywood and German remakes. She also produced award-winning director Tonia Mishiali’s debut feature film PAUSE which premiered at the 2018 Karlovy Vary International Film Festival and received two awards at the 2018 Thessaloniki International Film Festival. Her latest short film TO THE MOON AND BACK was also awarded at the 2018 International Short Film Festival in Cyprus. She is currently developing several new projects under her production company Meraki Films, including THE ISLANDER.
She is a member of the European Women’s Audiovisual Network (EWA) and the Directors Guild of Cyprus, as well as a graduate of the 2018 EAVE Producers Workshop. She is inspired by stories with heart and humanity and she has a wealth of tales from her multi-cultural upbringing in countries with complicated political situations, like South Africa and Cyprus.
World premiere at 2018 Karlovy Vary International Film Festival “East of the West”
Awarded the FIPRESCI & the ERT Award for best Greek Film at the 2018 Thessaloniki Intl Film
2018 To the Moon and Back / Short Film / Writer - Director – Producer
World premiere at 2018 Drama International Short Film Festival
Awarded 2nd prize for Best Film in the National Competition at the 2018 Intl Short Film Festival of
2014 Committed / Feature / Writer - Director - Producer
Distributed commercially and optioned for Hollywood and German remakes
2011 Hope / Short Film / Writer - Director - Producer
Special mention at the 2012 International Short Film Festival of Cyprus
2009 The Fiddler / Short Film / Writer – Director - Producer
Greeks of the World Award at the 2011 Drama Intl Short Film Festival
Tonia is a Cypriot producer, director and screenwriter. She is a member of the European Film Academy and the European Women's Audiovisual Network, Berlinale Talents alumna and one of the artistic directors of Cyprus Film Days International Festival, having also served as vice president of the Directors Guild of Cyprus board. Her films have competed in more than 100 International Film Festivals, including the FIAPF Category A Locarno, Karlovy Vary, Cairo, Stockholm, Sydney, Sofia and Transilvania and won several awards for Best Director and Best Film. Her films have participated in co-production markets such as Connecting Cottbus, Mannheim Meeting Place, Karlovy Vary Works-in-Progress, and have been sold to Japan, China, USA, Belgium, Russia and France. She is now developing four feature films and one TV series as a producer. Some of these have received script development funding from the Cyprus Ministry of Education and Culture and participated in the Sources2 and MFI scriptwriting workshops as well as EAVE Producers workshop.
"Senior Citizen" | feature | drama | dir. Marinos Kartikkis (in post-production)
“Nala and Stella” | feature | drama | dir. Tonia Mishiali (in development)
“Moonstruck” | feature | drama/fantasy/music | dir. Tonia Mishiali (in development) *awarded
"Iman" | feature | drama | dir. Kyriakos Tofarides & Korina Avraamidou (in development) *awarded
“The islander” | feature | romantic comedy | dir. Stelana Kliris (in development)
“Pause” (2018) | 96min | Cyprus/Greece | drama | dir. Tonia Mishiali *official selection Karlovy Vary IFF
“To the moon and back” (2018) | 10min. | Cyprus | drama/romance | dir. Stelana Kliris (in post-production)
“The magic beans” (2015) | 101min. | Cyprus | comedy | dir. Theodoros Panayides
“Family member” (2015) | 100min. | Cyprus | drama | dir. Marinos Kartikkis *awarded
“Lullaby of the butterfly” (2014) | 20min | Cyprus | mystery/drama | dir. Tonia Mishiali *official selection Sarajevo, Dresden *awarded
“Dead End” (2013) | 15min | Cyprus | drama/comedy | dir. Tonia Mishiali * official selection Locarno, Palm Springs, Busan *awarded
“Aishe is going on vacation” (2013) | 20min. | Cyprus | drama | dir. Haris Therapis
Ioanna is a film producer and owner of Soul productions, a business partner and finance director of Authorwave post-production company, both based in Greece. She is currently involved in the pre-production of a feature length film by Ifigeneia Kotsoni and the development of five short films which are scheduled to be filmed in 2018.
* Pause (2018) | dir. Tonia Mishiali | Cyprus/Greece | feature film | (co-production)
* Goldfish (2017) | dir. Giorgos Aggelopoulos | short film
* Twist (2016) | dir. Michalis Papantonopoulos | short film | (national premiere at the 2016 Drama Film Festival, won the Best Film award by the Greek Federation of Film Societies, won special mention at the 2nd Hellas FilmBox Berlin)
* 2½ (2016) | dir. Christos Ntampakakis | short film | (national premiere at the 2016 Drama Festival)
* April Fool's Day (2016) | dir. Apostolis Iliopoulos | short film
* Daybreak (2015) | dir. Nancy Spetsioti | short film
* The Seed (2015) | dir. Ifigeneia Kotsoni | short film | (won numerous awards in national and international festivals)