Ioannis Monastiropoulos: director, screenwriter and actor.
He was born in August 3rd, 1984 in Thessaloniki and is of Greek Pontian descent. He, initially, studied Mechanical Engineering at the Technological Educational Institute of Serres, a town in Northern Greece. After graduating, he decided to study drama at Iakovos Kampanellis drama school in Athens. He graduated 4 years later and he started working in the theatre but quickly evolved to become a screen actor.
His need to express himself through words led him to study script writing which resulted in writing three short film scripts and one feature film script. He continued studying film techniques and as a result he shot one of his own short films ‘‘Anchorwoman’’.