FILIPPOS TSAPEKIS

ABOUT

DIRECTOR

Filippos is an award-winning film and commercial director based in Los Angeles, originally from Athens, Greece. He started his career as a copywriter. As a director, he has directed more than 20 projects for multiple international clients, including TV commercials, short films, music videos, promotional videos, and more. He has been behind the scenes more than 50 memorable ads in Europe over the past decade.

Filippos' academic experience includes a Bachelor's degree in Communication and Advertising at the American College of Greece, One-year Filmmaking program, and a Master's degree in Filmmaking at the New York Film Academy in Los Angeles.

HIS WORK

Filippos loves making and directing films and commercials because it's his way to communicate and share messages. The most exciting thing in his job is that in every project, he has to think differently and adapt while keeping his identity. His latest short film 9 to 5 received more than 35 awards and great reviews in multiple festivals worldwide. Nine to Five is a dystopian dark comedy that introduces us to a society where tiredness is illegal and comes with uniquely severe punishments. Nine to Five film also presented to American students at Yale and New York University. It is also available via Dust TV in Apple Tv, Samsung Tv plus, Roku channel, Xumo, Vizio, IMDB Tv, Xfinity stream.

Filippos is in the writing process of his first feature film, and in pre-production for his next short film "Starlet."

"We think too much and feel too little. More than machinery, we need humanity. More than cleverness, we need kindness and gentleness." -Charlie Chaplin, from The Great Dictator.