Konstantinos (Kostas) is an award-winning director, cinematographer and vfx artist based in London and Montreal. He is also the head of 3D at Melancholy Star, a boutique studio specializing in feature film production and visual effects.
His second feature as a director, "THE FEAR OF LOOKING UP" premiered in 2019 at Fantaspoa Film Festival, and won BEST FILM at Hell de Janiero Film Festival.
Kostas’ award winning first feature "The Winter" screened in over a dozen festivals internationally and has been released in the US to rave reviews. Buzzfeed named it one of the 5 films not to miss for the month of April 2016. Melancholy Star's "THE BOOK OF BIRDIE" directed by Elizabeth Schuch earned Kostas The 'Best Cinematograhy Award" in the Int. Brooklyn Horror Film Festival and currently is doing the festival rounds and available on demand in the US and Canada.
CLIENTS | PROJECTS FOR:
BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY - THE BOOK OF BIRDIE (CINEMATOGRAPHER) - BROOKLYN HORROR FESTIVAL
BEST FX - THE BOOK OF BIRDIE (VFX) - FKM FESTIVAL DE CINEMA FANTASTICO DA CORUNA
NOSTIMON IMAR DIRECTOR’S AWARD - THE WINTER - CYPRUS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
NOMINEE: BEST SET DESIGN - THE WINTER (DIRECTOR) - GREEK ACADEMY AWARDS
NOMINEE: MELIES D’ARGENT - THE WINTER (DIRECTOR) - IMAGINE FILM FESTIVAL
NOMINEE: GOLDEN APHRODITE - THE WINTER (DIRECTOR) - CYPRUS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
BEST MUSIC VIDEO - ‘FLOAT’ BY FLOGGING MOLLY (VFX/TECH DIRECTOR) - BRITISH ANIMATION AWARDS
BEST MUSIC VIDEO - ‘FLOAT’ BY FLOGGING MOLLY (VFX/TECH DIRECTOR) - ANNECY AWARDS
NOMINEE(2x): MELIES D’ARGENT - GAMERZ (LEAD VFX)
NOMINEE: BAFTA, SCOTLAND - ‘CELEPHAIS’ (ANIMATION STUDENT FILM PROJECT)
Kostas is the co-director/producer of production company MELANCHOLY STAR, creating VFX and ART for all media, as well as producing features.
FEATURES: THE WINTER, THE BOOK OF BIRDIE, THE FEAR OF LOOKING UP
M.PHIL. | 2D/3D ANIMATION - THE GLASGOW SCHOOL OF ART
M.A. | APPLIED SOCIAL SCIENCES - UNIVERSITY OF GLASGOW
EU CITIZEN - GREECE, UK AND CANADA RESIDENCY
LANGUAGE: ENGLISH (Fully Fluent, Masters Degree level, Cute Accent) | GREEK (Native)