Private Project


A woman, facing the vastness of the sea, dwells on her thoughts after a three-month incarceration.

  • Nikolaos kihem Kotsampougioukis
  • Nikolaos kihem Kotsampougioukis
  • Project Type:
    Experimental, Short, Student
  • Runtime:
    17 minutes 1 second
  • Completion Date:
    April 15, 2022
  • Production Budget:
    350 EUR
  • Country of Origin:
  • Country of Filming:
  • Language:
    Modern Greek (1453-)
  • Shooting Format:
    Digitial, Blackmagic 4k, 35mm.
  • Aspect Ratio:
  • Film Color:
    Black & White
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
    Yes - Hellenic Cinema and Television School Stavrakos
Director Biography - Nikolaos kihem Kotsampougioukis

Nikolaos kihem Kotsampougioukis lives in Athens.
He has graduated from the American College of Greece.
He has completed his directorial studies at the Hellenic Cinema and Television School Stavrakos.
He has completed the "MFI" advanced scripting seminar program as an observer in 2021.
He has participated and completed seminars in drawing at the Ornerakis School.
He has completed a creative writing program on fairy tales at the Cacoyannis Foundation.
He works in photography and has participated in multiple art exhibitions and a solo one in San Francisco, California.
He has written and presented poetic as well as short film projects.
a. SiempreViva, (
b. _half_ (
c. To Ascend, to, New York LGBTQ community - Charity Event for Covid (

He is awarded in national as well as international photographic competitions.
a. Neutral Density Awards
b. MonoVisions Photography Awards
c. FAPA - Fine Art Photography Awards
d. Athenians photograph their city.
e. FEELINGS at VAULT Multiplex.
He is awarded with the Jean Moreas International Poetry Award for the year 2022. Poetry Publications:
1. "The Road and its Turns by koukoutsi publications - 2018.
2. "Briefly" by AO Publications – 2021
He writes screenplays, poetry and fairy tales.
Additional contact points:
Tel: 6974344808

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Director Statement

Through an intentional (or unintentional ) confinement, thoughts form their own limiting conditions, distillations based on past experiences, or births of the moment, or a conglomeration of both. Is this process a consolation, a way out, a final acceptance of what can or cannot be achieved?