Theodora Valenti

Founder

Daughter of acclaimed film director, Nikos Nikolaidis. Background in Shipping (BSc) and Media Studies (MA). Co-producer of Yorgos Lanthimos’ “Alps” (2011), Nikos Triantafilidis “The Sentimentalists” (2013), Alexis Alexiou’s “Wednesday 04:45” (2014) and more.

Mina Dreki

Producer/Managing Director

Working with Marni Films since 2010, dedicated to producing and promoting shorts, docs and features by emerging talents and unique storytellers. Her focus is on projects that can empower new voices and promote sustainable storytelling that could spark international interest. She has a BA in Mass Media and MA in Linguistics from the University of Westminster, London, a second BA in European Studies,  and worked in international productions like Mamma Mia! Her shorts have participated at many international festivals (Cannes, Clermont-Ferrand, BFI, Animaze, Molodist, Cairo IFF, Drama IFF, etc.), won Greek Academy Awards and been released by global publishers, such as The New Yorker. She is a member of the Greek Film Academy, alumni Of American Film Showcase (AFS), a mentee at EWA and ACE Producers programmes, has trained in sustainable filming by TFL’s Green Film Lab, and participates at this year’s first Producers Lab at Sarajevo’s Cinelink, DocLisboa’s Nebulae programme and IDFA Academy. 

John Marinopoulos

JUNIOR PRODUCER/FILMMAKER

Background in Film and Media Production as well as Business. He graduated from the New York Film Academy, and worked in LA and Athens as an editor (Stefi & Lynx, and ANTENNA TV) and festival programmer (LAGFF). He is enthusiastic about being on set and has been producing, directing/editing – music videos,TV commercials and short films. He is currently developping his first feature documentary.

Iro Aidoni

Junior Producer/Production Coordinator

Studied film production at the School of Film Studies, Faculty of Fine Arts in Thessaloniki. Before working for Marni she produced two shorts, “Yawth” and “Sad Girl Weekend” that had an amazing festival round all over the world. She is managing production and post-production workflows,  as line or junior producer and is interested in emerging voices of cinema while loves to read (and edit) scripts.