Sofia Georgovassili

Sofia Georgovassili

Greece

Biography

SOFIA GEORGOVASSILI is an actress and filmmaker based in Athens, Greece, where she also completed her acting studies in 2007. Her first part as a lead actress in the feature film BLACK FIELD by Vardis Marinakis was awarded Best Actress at Seville European Film Festival 2010. The following year she was invited to Seville EFF as a Jury member. Her latest short film PREPARATION (2018) had its world premiere at the Toronto Film Festival, was awarded in both Greek short film festivals (Best Newcomer Award in Drama Short Film Festival and Special Jury Mention in the Shorts Competition of Athens International Film Festival) and was screened at several international film festivals. She was recently selected to participate with her short film CEDAR WOLF in the prestigious Love, Europe creative film campaign produced by Sperl+ film and co-produced by ARTE and ZDF. MIGNON is Sofia’s debut feature film. It is developed through Torino Film Lab – Script Lab 2018 and Oxbelly Directors Lab 2019 training programmes, while it was also selected to participate in Crossroads Co-Production Market (where it was awarded with CNC Special Mention), Transilvania Pitch Stop 2019 and Cinelink CoProduction Market 2019 and has been awarded development funding by See Cinema Network.

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