Alexandros Papathanasiou
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Alexandros Papathanasiou

Documentary filmmaker and videographerLondon, United Kingdom
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Alexandros Papathanasiou

Documentary filmmaker and videographerLondon, United Kingdom
About me
I am an award-winning film-maker, videographer and video editor focused on documentary storytelling. Passionate and committed to collaborating with technical and creative professionals to deliver quality projects on time and within budget. Uses strong technical, communications, organisational and leadership skills to create compelling video content for diverse audiences. Filmography includes the short documentaries ReMlections: Sixties Counterculture (nominated for an award at Chicago’s Peace on Earth Milm festival) and Perspectives (which won an award at the London Greek Milm festival), along with an original news feature series about Syrian refugees in Greece, An Uncertain Future (produced for a London-based news channel).
Projects
  • DYNAMIC TENSIONS PHYSICAL CULTURE SHOW
    DYNAMIC TENSIONS PHYSICAL CULTURE SHOWThe Dynamic Tensions Physical Culture Show was performed on 13 October 2017, at the Anatomy Museum, Kings College London. This one-off performance event brought together athletes and artists to explore the history of physical culture on the theatrical stage. This film, documenting the entirety of the performance, was made by Alexandros Papathanasiou.
  • BODIES OF MEMORY
    BODIES OF MEMORYPerformance burns up in its very performing, and is gone. But in the bodies of its performers, in the minds’ eyes of its viewers, it is burned in, and can live again in action and telling, becoming a new performance.
  • PERSPECTIVES
    PERSPECTIVESA story of a Greek stage director and actor whose art responds to the spirit of the time.
Work history
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    Senior video editorBritish Muslim Television
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    Work closely with the news chief editor Joseph Hayat on daily news bulletins for social platforms like Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Hayat in Trump’s America, a broadcast documentary made during the 2017 presidential inauguration about how the election of Donald Trump would affect Muslims in the US and around the world.
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    Content Handling SpecialistEndeavor
     - London, United KingdomFull Time
    Supervised live sports streams at this global sports media and management group. Responsible for working with live broadcasting and video production monitoring. Tasks included pre-production delivery testing, which involves video and audio setup and testing. Collaborated with developers, engineers and on-site video producers to create real-time video. Content management and content scheduling.
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Skills
  • Film Direction
  • Videography
  • Dslr Videography
  • Corporate Videography
  • Cinematography
  • Event Cinematography
  • Video Editing
  • Post Production
  • Video Postproduction
  • Motion Graphics
Education
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    Master of ArtsBrunel University London
     - Kingston Ln, Uxbridge, UK
    Completed innovative programme that drew on a network of professionals working in documentary film. Provided extensive training and professional expertise in mainstream documentary production techniques and procedures, along with a background in alternative traditions.
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    Bachelor of Arts (BA) Cambridge School of Art Cambridge
     - Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Studied advanced practices of production management, cinematography, post-production, 
and techniques used in film and television production. Vocational component of programme provided theoretical background along with the skills 
and techniques required to put that background into practice.
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Awards
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    Honorary award for the documentary film Perspectives8th London Greek Film Festival
    A documentary portrait of the popular Greek theatre director and actor, Kostas Kazakos, who juxtaposes two seemingly different historical periods of modern Greece.