Myrsini Aristidou

Myrsini Aristidou

Cyprus

Biography

Born and raised in Limassol, Cyprus, Myrsini Aristidou is an award-winning filmmaker based in New York, Paris and Cyprus. She graduated with an MFA in Film Directing from NYU Tisch School of the Arts in 2017, and holds a BFA in Film and History of Art from Pratt Institute in New York. Her short films have screened in festivals around the world. Her latest short film ARIA (2017) will make its world premiere at the 74th Venice Film Festival. Her previous short film SEMELE (2015) has won awards worldwide, including the Berlinale Short Film Prize of the Generation Kplus International Jury. Her other works include a short documentary shot in Argentina, MA' (2014), and the short film NOT NOW (2013). Myrsini was a Spring 2017 fellow in the Cannes Cinéfondation Residence and has also received support through the TIFF Talent Lab, Berlinale Talents, and the TorinoScriptLab. She is currently in development on her first feature length film with 1.61 Films, a film production company based in Cyprus and operating internationally.

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