Pavlos Samios was born in Athens in 1948 and studied at the Athens School of Fine Arts with great masters such as Nikos Nikolaou, Yiannis Moralis and Yiannis Tsarouhis. Since 2000 he is a Professor at the Athens School of Fine Arts (for the Workshop for traditional painting fresco – Byzantine icons – manuscripts) and he has painted many small churches using the fresco technique. He has presented his work in many solo exhibitions in Greece and abroad while he participated in many important group exhibitions. This short documentary, written and directed by Maria Yiannoulis, Samios welcomes us in his world, at his atmospheric studio in the centre of Athens where he isolates himself in order to create.
A Marni Films coproduction with Pavlos Samios, Maria Xanthakou and Maria Yiannoulis.
Director- Script: Maria Giannoulis
Executive Producer: Theodora Valentis
Production: Phaedra Vokali, Marni Films
DoP: Stelios Pissas
Sound: Kostas Koutelidakis
Editing: Christophoros Lazaris
Production Manager: Nikolaos Kyritsis
Production Year: 2015
17th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival 2015
8th London Greek Film Festival 2015
9th DocFest- Halkida Documentary Festival 2015 (Distinction Award for Short Film)
3rd AegeanDocs 2015
2nd Ierapetra International Documentary Festival