Director of photography, Professor in cinematography
DIMITRIS THEODOROPOULOS, Professor, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Faculty of Arts, Film Studies, Director of Technology & Aesthetics Laboratory of Audiovisual Media/TALAM, https://websites.auth.gr/etaomlab/, Director of Photography, GSC.
Studies: American Film Institute, Centre for Advanced Film & TV Studies MFA-Cinematography, on a FulbrightScholarship; National & Kapodistrian University of Athens Greece, BA-Political Science.
Principal Investigator on three research projects:
• New technological advances in the development of lenses in digital cinematography, with the support of the
AUTH’s Research Committee research-code # 93384, 2016.
• Sound Imagery: music-acoustics and visual representations with the use of digital cinema techniques, with
the support of the John Latsis Foundation, research-code # 91966, through AUTH’s RC, 2015.
• Manipulating the image in digital cinematography, research-code # 90657, with the support of the AUTH’s
Research Committee, 2013.
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1387658/ & http://www.theodoropoulos.info/filmography.html
• Recent collaborations as Director of Photography include: the features, Sacrilege, Katerina Gogou
/Reinstating the black, Canteen, Small revolts, Niko Koundouros-Odysseys, Altamoura, Heart of the
beast, Alive at Kyttaron, Play it again Christos, Morally and Kicking, Cassianis’-psalm, I dreamt of
Greece. The shorts, L’ enfant promis, Fleury, Letters to Germany, Dry cleaning, Alina Hatson, Happy
life, Moving elements, The attic, Sound of the wave, The gift, Against the wall, Saturday night, The
doll, Ticket to ride, Guardian Angel, Cukoo, The waiters in the cafés, Burning Horizon, Hard machine.
The series, The sun always rises, From the palm’s ashes, Window in the sun, The Greek Jazz-Scene.
Selected at major international film festivals: 46th Festival de Cannes, 7th Ismailia International
Film Festival, 22nd Fajr International Film Festival, 8th Tehran International Film Festival, Zinebi45th International Festival οf Bilbao, X’-Otranto Film Fund International Festival, 4th Festival
Internacional ADF-LUMITON de Fotografía Cinematográfica, 15th Alpe Adria Cinema, 28th Festival
International du Film sur l’Art (Le FIFA), 27th Festival des Films du Monde Montréal, 9th Huston Film
Festival, 16th Sarasota Film Festival, Los Angeles Short Film Festival, Dakino International Film
Festival, MOFFOM-International Festival of Music Films, OtherMovie Lugano Film Festival, World Arts
Film Festival, Sacramento International Film Festival, Julien Dubuque International Film Festival.
• As Director/Cinematographer: the documentary series, Greece and climate change, 2011,
cinematographer & co director, produced by ERT SA National Broadcasting Organisation (11 x 52’,
episodes); the documentary feature, Aphrodite’s child, 2013, (Super-35mm, HD, 80’, ResearchCinematography-Director-Coproducer). The documentary-shorts: 07-01-2011, the last rehearsal
(HD, 7’, Writer-Cinematographer-Director), selected and shown at the, 12th Documentary Festival
of Thessaloniki, Images of the 21st century, 2011, Chalkis Doc Fest-2011, Athens Video Art festival,
2011; Cello lesson (HD, 7’, Writer-Cinematographer-Director), was selected and shown at Chalkis
Doc Fest-2013 as well as at the 7th Avant-garde Festival of the Athens’ Cinémathèque-2013; Pianoplay, 35mm-Digital, 2014, 8th Athens Avant Garde Film Festival/Athens’ Cinémathèque-2014
• Recent collaborations include the stage plays, Yannis Ritsos’ La sonate au clair de lune, produced by IFA
(Institut Français d’ Athènes), Bredan Behan’s The hostage, Νiko Kazantzakis’ Captain Michalis; also
Fakebook, Spacetrain, Vermouth-songs & Indian summer. Other collaborations include, Steven
Sondheim’s Our song; the stage adaptation of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s Le petit prince. Architectural
lighting design for Aeschyleia-2003, an annual event for the city of Elefsina.
Authored a book on cinematography, The light on Greek cinema, 2009.