Yiannis Sakaridis

Yannis’ career has spanned thirty years in filmmaking. He is the director of “Amerika Square”, Greece's official selection for Best Foreign Language Film Oscar nominations 2018 and he is Artistic Director of Drama International Short Film Festival since 2020.

Yannis studied and lived in London for 18 years where he has directed and edited documentaries for Channel 4, BBC and dozens of cinema trailers. His debut feature film “Wild Duck” premiered at the Toronto Film Festival in 2013. “Amerika Square” was released in the USA, China, Spain, UK, HBO and was screened and awarded at a number of festivals.