Andreas Dermanis: Biography

Andreas Dermanis is a self-shooting film-maker based between London and Athens, experienced in directing, editing and delivering documentary content. With an initial grounding in entertainment television, he moved towards creating human story focussed content creating a number of films in Greece. His work has been commissioned and broadcast by a number of clients including Antenna, BBC, C4, MTV, The Royal Academy of Arts and Vice.

Premiered through Greek channel Antenna in June, Andreas released his first long-form documentary 'Andi'. The film was shot in Greece and Albania and discusses the theme of identity through the eyes of the actor Nikos Gelia. An international version of the film has now been completed and will be submitted to select festivals.

'Andi' forms part of a wider plan to specialise in human story content across the Balkan region. His next feature 'Lost Youth' incorporates Albania, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia and is currently in pre-production.