Iannis is a multi-award-winning writer and filmmaker. His romantic dramedy script "Only Loves Matters" won a Gold Award for Original Screenplay from the Hollywood Gold Awards, the film of which is currently undergoing a successful festival run, while his noir thriller screenplay “Samantha Rutledge P.I, A Killer Case” was a Semi-Finalist at the Hong Kong Indie Film Festival 2021 and his romantic action comedy script “Valentina, Relationship Killer” won Best Unproduced Screenplay at the Berlin International Art Film Festival. Prior to that, his dramedy screenplay "Mary and Dionysus" was a Semi-Finalist at the Shore Scripts Feature Screenplay Competition 2018 as well as reaching the Quarterfinals at the 2019 Scriptapalooza Screenwriting competition and his short film "Headz" won a Gold Lion Award at the2016 London Film Awards. When not writing screenplays or making films, he scribes short stories and comic books. He also loves to eat and sleep. He’s a sucker for rakomelo, dark chocolate, and honey. Finally, he's a firm believer that humankind was at its best during the thousands of years of hunting and gathering but knows that, unfortunately, he wouldn't last two days alone in the wilderness.
Semi-Finalist Best Unproduced Script
Samantha Rutledge P.I, A Killer Case
Hong Kong Indie Film Festival
Hong Kong
2021
Feature Script
Samantha Rutledge P.I, A Killer Case
World Film Carnival - Singapore
Singapore
2021
Semi-Finalist Best Feature Script/Screenplay
Samantha Rutledge P.I, A Killer Case
Indo French International Film Festival
PONDICHERRY
2021
Phenomenal Attainment Award
Samantha Rutledge P.I, A Killer Case
Krimson Horyzon International Film Festival
Kolkata
2021
A Top 10 Screenplay 2018
Samantha Rutledge P.I, A Killer Case
Crime/Mystery Film and Writing Festival
US
2019
Semi Finalist
Mary and Dionysus
Shore Scripts Feature Screenwriting Competition
US
2018
outstanding Achievement Award
Samantha Rutledge P.I, A Killer Case
Tagore International Film Festival
Quarterfinalist
Mary and Dionysus
Scriptapalooza Screenwriting Festival
Silver Award
Mary and Dionysus
Virgin Spring Cinefest
Silver Award
Headz
Los Angeles Film Review Independent Film Awards 2016
Los Angeles
Gold Lion Official Selection Award
Headz
London Film Awards 2016
London
Birth City
Sydney
Current City
Athens
Ethnicity
Hellenic
Eye Color
Brown
Zodiac Sign
Libra
"The more things you do, the more you can do." -Lucille Ball
"I only believe in intoxication, in ecstasy, and when ordinary life shackles me, I escape, one way or another. No more walls." -Anais Nin
"The aim of life is to live, and to live means to be aware, joyously, drunkenly, serenely, divinely aware." - Henry Miller
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