Manos Ioannou

Manos Ioannou

Filmmaker/EditorLondon, United Kingdom
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Manos Ioannou

Manos Ioannou

Filmmaker/EditorLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Manos is a London-based filmmaker and editor. He grew up in Greece and South Africa before finally settling back to his hometown in Limassol, Cyprus. At a very tender age he watched The Empire Strikes Back and at that very moment he decided that he was either going to be a Jedi or a filmmaker. He settled for the latter, and not because of luck of effort to master the Force. He has an MA in Filmmaking from the London Film School. He graduated in 2014, with a merit in writing and directing. His graduation film, ‘Dilip’s Castle’, has screened at the London Short Film Festival, Short Waves Film Festival, East End Film Festival and British Shorts Berlin 2017. It was shortlisted for Saatchi & Saatchi New Directors Showcase. While in LFS he directed a short documentary called ‘Seeing the Funny Side’. It’s an intimate portrait of a stand up comedian who happens to be just 3’6” tall and it received an official selection in Soho Rushes '13. Since graduating he has been working as a freelance self-shooting director and editor. He has made fashion films, music videos, music promos and short documentary promos for a variety of clients like Vogue, Numero Tokyo, Deezer, Year Here and The Telegraph. He is an Avid Media Composer certified editor. He is editing his first feature, ‘Cranley Gardens’ in late 2018. He is also the Senior Editing Lecturer at LFS. He is developing his next short film and his first feature film. He is still trying to use the Force.
Projects
  • Numero Tokyo - Hermes Luxury Winter Story
    Numero Tokyo - Hermes Luxury Winter StoryFashion Film for Numero Tokyo and Hermes Director / Cinematographer: Manos Ioannou Edited by Alvaro Gago Diaz Shot on location in Tokyo, Japan
  • Vogue Japan - A Romantic Revolution
    Vogue Japan - A Romantic RevolutionAn art film for Vogue Japan Director / Cinematographer: Manos Ioannou Edited by Peter O'Donovan Color Grading by Brendan Buckingham Shot on location in Kent, UK
  • Vogue Japan - Vive La Coquetterie
    Vogue Japan - Vive La CoquetterieAn art film for Vogue Japan Director / Cinematographer: Manos Ioannou Edited by Peter O'Donovan Color Grading by Brendan Buckingham Shot on location in Kent, UK Connect with Vogue Japan Online: ?vogue.co.jp/ Follow Vogue Japan on Facebook: ?facebook.com/VOGUEJAPAN Follow Vogue Japan on Twitter: ?twitter.com/voguejp Follow Vogue Japan Instagram: ?instagram.com/voguejapan
  • Numero Tokyo - World Open Wide feat. Miho Nakayama
    Numero Tokyo - World Open Wide feat. Miho NakayamaFashion film for Numero Tokyo with actress Miho Nakayama Director / Cinematographer: Manos Ioannou Edited by Alvaro Gago Diaz Shot on location in Tokyo, Japan
  • Thames Reach: The Value of Friendship
    Thames Reach: The Value of FriendshipA film to promote the 2015 Christmas Campaign for Thames Reach lbbonline.com/news/new-thames-reach-christmas-film-tells-stories-of-pet-partnership/ Directed by Manos Ioannou Produced by Paul Upton DoP - Mark Gee Edited by Simon O'Donnell Colourist - Brendan Buckingham - The Mill - themill.com/ Sound Recordist - Dave Sohanpal Sound Mixing - Lewis Clark Production Company - Archer's Mark - archersmark.co.uk/
  • What is beauty?
    What is beauty?A film about beauty and how it's perceived by four women artists. Featuring Thandie Newton, Yrsa Daley-Ward, Alyusha Chagrin, Anousha Payne. Directed by Manos Ioannou Camera Operating by Nicholas Jones and Manos Ioannou Edited by Mohammadreza Jouze Color Grading by Alex Grigoras Shot on location in London, UK fashion.telegraph.co.uk/news-features/TMG11258261/Thandie-Newton-mixed-race-skin-isnt-specialist-skin.html
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Work history
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    Freelance DirectorArchers Mark
     - London, United KingdomFreelance
    I am a London-based self-shooting director and producer. My most recent projects were directing promos, fashion films and documentaries for a variety of clients. I have a keen eye for detail and a solid understanding of visual language. I like to deliver films with strong images and captivating narratives. I am a proficient camera operator with experience on a variety of cameras. I am enthusiastic and creative. I have a demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and objectives. Experienced in a wide range of film and video projects from their inception to completion. Experience with script analysis and providing input for any necessary script changes. I am skilled at writing and editing scenes, treatments, and scripts. My experience in producing and directing varies from fiction to documentaries. My films have screened in film festivals, galleries and on TV. I always strive to create stories with interesting and unique characters. My first short film, 'Dilip's Castle', is currently in consideration for festivals throughout 2016. It is represented by Shorts International for US/EU distribution. It is a showcase for my predilection for raw characters, visceral storytelling, and dark comedy.
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    HBO Content ProducerPrimeTel
     - Limassol, CyprusFull Time
    Led the video lab department for the network. I scheduled all the HBO content. I also wrote all the promotional materials and treatments.
Skills
  • Fashion
  • Film
  • TV
  • Visual Arts
  • Multi-platform Content
  • Music Videos
  • TV Film Commercial
  • Editing
  • Commercials
  • Camera Operation
  • Directing
  • Documentaries
  • Featured Films
  • Short Films
  • Videographer
  • Direction
  • Directing Actors
  • Screenwriting
Education
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    FilmmakingLondon Film School
     - London, United Kingdom