Biochemist - turned photographer - turned cinematographer. Michael started shooting portraits for magazines like Esquire, Wired, Vogue and Cosmopolitan before moving towards the film world as a cinematographer.
His work has been screened in film festivals internationally and his first narrative piece STUTTERER won an OSCAR at the 88th Academy Awards (2016) for Best Live Action Short.
Michael has just teamed up with FALIRO HOUSE Productions (The Lobster, Only Lovers Left Alive) to shoot their first post-horror film ISKIOMA (dir. Kostas Gerampinis). A horror film set in a remote Greek village based on local supernatural folklore
His two last films, OKSIJAN (Emmy award winning dir. Edward Watts) and BLACK SHEEP (dir. Ed Perkins, prod. Simon Chinn) are currently doing the rounds at international film festival circuit.
Honorary guest at the Greek Society of Cinematographers’ (GSC) where Michael was on stage to speak about his work on STUTTERER. Link: here (though you need to know Greek!)
His TED Talk in Athens titled ‘The Art of Saying Yes’ can be viewed here.
Benjamin Cleary, Edward Watts, Oliver Goodrum, Ed Perkins, Simon Eustace, Alvaro Ramirez, Kostas Gerampinis