Stratis Voyatzis

Stratis Voyatzis



Stratis Voyatzis is a Greek film director who has produced several award-winning short films and documentaries. He was born in Thessaloniki, Greece in 1977, and graduated from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki with a degree in English Literature.

He started his career as a director in 2000, when he wrote and directed his first short film “Apeirophobia”. The film won the Best Short Film Award at the Thessaloniki International Film Festival, and was subsequently screened at festivals around the world.

His second short film, “The Visitor”, was released in 2002. It was an official selection at the Cannes Film Festival, and won awards at several European festivals, including Best Short Film at the Berlin International Film Festival.

In 2004, Voyatzis wrote and directed his first feature film, “The Sun of the Dead”. The film was a critical and commercial success, and earned him the Hellenic Film Academy Award for Best Director.

Following the success of “The Sun of the Dead”, Voyatzis wrote and directed two more feature films, “The Light of the Moon” (2007) and “The Last Day” (2009). Both films were again critically acclaimed, and went on to win multiple awards.

In 2010, Voyatzis released his first documentary, “The Lost Land”. The documentary follows a group of elderly Greeks living in the remote and isolated region of the Northern Aegean. The film won the Best Documentary Award at the Thessaloniki International Documentary Festival.

Stratis Voyatzis has established himself as one of the most talented directors in the Greek film industry. He has won numerous awards, including the Hellenic Film Academy Award for Best Director, and his films have been shown at many of the world’s leading film festivals. He continues to make films that capture the beauty and complexity of life in Greece.

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