Vassilis Mazomenos

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Vassilis Mazomenos
Vassils Mazomenos in POFF.jpg
Mazomenos in Tallinn Black Nights Film Fest.
Born (1964-11-12)12 November 1964
Athens
Nationality Greek
Occupation Film director, Screenwriter, Producer
Years active 1995–
Notable work Money, A Mythology of Darkness, 10th day, Lines
Movement Art cinema, Avant-garde cinema, Hyperrealism, Experimental cinema
Website http://www.mazomenos.com/

Vassilis Mazomenos (Greek: Βασίλης Μαζωμένος; born 1964, Athens) is a producer , screenwriter , director, member of both the European Film Academy [1] and the Greek Hellenic Film Academy [2] He is also a production designer [3] Producer of short films and a poet.[4] Mazomenos is one of the first Greek directors to exploit the potential of new technologies in the difficult task of renewing the filmic language[5]

Life[edit]

Mazomenos studied political science at the University of Athens.[6] He is the son of the fighter of the National Resistance Mimis Mazomenos. His grandmother was first cousin of Alexandros Papanastasiou, the first president of the Greek Republic (1924). His grandfather, was an immigrant in the United States.

Career[edit]

Mazomenos has worked as artistic director at the Kalamata Documentary International Film Festival and was also the vice-president of the Greek Film Centre. He has been a member of international juries in film festivals. From 2005 to 2011 he taught film at a well known Art College. Founder and director of Horme Pictures [7] where he is teaching film and producing shorts from 2012.[8] Mazomenos has worked as an author, writing for Film and Art in newspapers and art magazines. Also he has published in Gavriilides editions three collections of poems (2003, 2005, 2008).

International film festivals[edit]

Mazomenos' films have been accepted for International participation at the Montreal World Film Festival (2009 and 2012), the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival (2009 and 2016), the International Film Festival of India (2009), the Fantasporto International Film Festival (1999, 2001, 2010, 2013, 2017), the Thessaloniki International Film Festival (1995, 1996, 1998, 2002 and 2004), the Cairo International Film Festival (2009), the Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival (2000), the Sitges Film Festival (1999), the FEST (Belgrade Film Festival) (1996 and 1997), the Bengaluru International Film Festival in India (2017), the Ankara International Film Festival (2000, 2017), the Chicago International Arthouse FILM FEST (2015), the Hellenic Film Academy Awards (2010, 2013), the Panorama of European Cinema (1998, 2002, 2004, 2009, 2012, 2017),[9] the London Greek Film Festival (2012, 2013, 2017), the Los Angeles Greek Film Festival (2017), the Cyprus International Film Festival (2013) and at many others.

Awards and nominations[edit]

Mazomenos has been twice nominated for the Hellenic Film Academy awards (2010, 2013). He was nominated for the European Fantasy Award in 1999 for his film Money, A Mythology of Darkness and won the same year the jury's special award in Fantasporto for the same film. He was three times awarded in Thessaloniki International Film Festival for his films The Triumph of Time (1996), Money, A Mythology of Darkness (1998) and Remembrance (2002). He has been awarded in London Greek Film Festival (2012, 2013, 2017) for his films Guilt 10th day and Lines (film) . He won the Jury’s Special Award at the Panorama of European Cinema for his feature 10th day , won also the Special award in Cyprus International Film Festival (Cyprus) for the same film. For 10th day he was also nominee for the Best director (Antonioni Award) in the Blow-Up Chicago International Arthouse Film Fest.[10] Mazomenos also has been awarded for his work as a producer in short films.[11]

Jury's award in Fantasporto 1999

Filmography[edit]

Feature films[edit]

Director Scriptwriter Producer

Lines, official poster

Actor

Guilt, official poster

Production designer

Money, official poster

Short films[edit]

producer , production designer

  • View master (2017)
  • Keep on Doing (2016)
  • Felicita (2016)
  • Rupture (2016)
  • Holy Meal (2016)
  • Depth (2015)
  • A Breath (2015)
  • Bookless (2015)
  • Mother's Son (2015)
  • Muscles (2015)
  • One Size (2015)
  • Short Cut (2015)
  • The Icon (2015)
  • House Internal (2014)
  • Where? (2014)
  • Stairs (2014)
  • Pass (2014)
  • Waiting (2014)

producer

  • Visit (2017)
  • Instance (2017)
  • Cry (2017)
  • Rebirtday (2017)
  • Double (2016)
  • Familyar Photo (2016)
  • Joogbox (2016)
  • Call (2014)

Actor

  • Rupture (2016), as Real estate agent[34]
  • Short Cut (2015) as Folk idol[35]
  • The Icon (2015) as Narrator[36]

scriptwriter, director , producer

  • City (1988)
  • The end (1990)
10th day, official poster
Days of Rage, official poster

References[edit]

  1. ^ European Film Academy
  2. ^ Hellenic Film Academy
  3. ^ IMDB
  4. ^ Poetry
  5. ^ New filmic
  6. ^ Guilt - Vassilis Mazomenos. Ourense International Film Festival. Retrieved 26 May 2014.
  7. ^ Horme Pictures
  8. ^ Horme Pictures student films
  9. ^ Panorama award
  10. ^ Antonioni award
  11. ^ Awards
  12. ^ a b Days of Rage, a requiem for Europe. IMDb. Retrieved May 25, 2014.
  13. ^ Days of Rage Full movie Vimeo.
  14. ^ a b The Triumph of Time. IMDB. Retrieved May 25, 2014.
  15. ^ triumph of Time Full movie Vimeo.
  16. ^ a b Money, a Mythology of Darkness, IMDb. Retrieved May 25, 2014.
  17. ^ Money Full movie Vimeo.
  18. ^ a b c Remembrance IMDb. Retrieved May 25, 2014.
  19. ^ Remembrance Full movie Vimeo.
  20. ^ a b "Words and Sins" IMDB.
  21. ^ Words and Sins trailer Vimeo.
  22. ^ Guilt IMDb. Retrieved May 25, 2014.
  23. ^ Guilt blog. 10th day blog.
  24. ^ Guilt trailer Vimeo.
  25. ^ a b 10th day. IMDb. Retrieved May 25, 2014.
  26. ^ 10th DAY blog. 10thday.wordpress.com Retrieved May 25, 2014.
  27. ^ 10th day trailer Vimeo.
  28. ^ Lines IMDB.
  29. ^ Screen International Screen.
  30. ^ cineuropa Cineuropa.
  31. ^ hollywoodreporter Hollywoodreporter.
  32. ^ Lines IMDB.
  33. ^ Sentimentalists IMDb.
  34. ^ Rupture IMDB.
  35. ^ Short cut IMDb.
  36. ^ Icon IMDb.

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