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Stelios
apostolopoulos
GSC
Producer ~ DOP

M: + 30 6932913656

E: stelios@aorifilms.com

Stelios Apostolopoulos (born 1962) studied electrical engineering and cinematography in Athens. He is an acclaimed Director of Photography with nearly 30 years of experience in documentary, fiction and advertising. He is also Greece's most accomplished underwater cinematographer, contributing to more than 100 projects, and a licenced drone operator. Recent award-winning work as DoP includes Dolphin Man, The Journey of Food, A Family Affair, Little Land, 1821, Sayome and A Place Without People. Stelios has shot & directed The Call of the Mountain, which won the Prix Via Stella – France 3 at PriMed, Marseille, the Prize for Best Cinematography at the Sole Luna Festival, Sicily , the Audience Award at the Agon Int. Archaeological Film Festival and the Mid-Length Award at Halkida Docs. He has collaborated with global media companies & top greek and international directors, incl. Costa-Gavras, Manthoulis, Panousopoulos, Koutras, Tsangari & Tsiolis.

 

Stelios is the founder/CEO of Out of the Blue underwater filming services and was a founding partner at Anemon Productions until 2018. He recently established Aori Films together with long-time collaborator Nikos Dayandas.

Selected Works:

Dolphin Man  doc feature film | L. Charitos | 2017

Nostos  doc feature film | S. Dumas / 2015

The Journey of Food  docu-fiction series | Apostolidis, Dayandas, Charitos, Averof | 2016

A Family Affair doc feature film | A. Aristomenopoulou | 2015

Little Land doc feature film | N. Dayandas | 2013

1821 docu-fiction series | Apostolidis, Dayandas, Charitos, Averof | 2010

Sayome  doc feature film |  N. Dayandas | 2009

River Of Life video installation | D. Stratou | 2004

Love is an Elephant  fiction feature film | S.Tzitzis | 2000

Jaffa, La Mienne doc feature film | R. Manthoulis | 1999

La Dictature des Colonels Grecs  doc feature film |/ R. Manthoulis | 1998

A Midsummer Night fiction feature film |P. Karanastassi | 1998

Anatomy of a Crime  TV drama series | P. Kokinopoulos | 1997

DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY

Greece with Simon Reeve  BBC docu-series | 2015

Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown - Greece | CNN docu-series | 2015

Highway to Hellas / fiction feature film | A. Lehmann | 2015

Heatwave fiction feature film | J. Nashawati | 2014

Adventure in the Aegean  fiction feature film | T. Vartia | 2014

God Loves Caviar  fiction feature film | Y. Smaragdis | 2011

World's 1st Computer  doc feature film | M. Beckham | 2011

Loveless Zorica  fiction feature film | H. Hatziharalabous, R. Pavkovic | 2010

Apnea fiction feature film | A. Bafalukas | 2009

Eden in the West fiction feature film | Costa-Gavras | 2008

Athens/Istanbul  fiction feature film | N. Panagiotopoulos | 2007

Testosterone  fiction feature film | G. Panousopoulos | 2005

Real Life fiction feature film | P. Koutras | 2004

Athens 2004 Olympics Opening Ceremony Videos | A. Tsangari | 2004

The Cruise of Gods  TV Drama | D. Lowney, BBC1 | 2002

One Day in August  fiction feature film | C. Giannaris | 2001

Anna's Summer  fiction feature film | J. Meerapfel | 2000

The Absentees  fiction feature film | N. Grammatikos | 1996

Free Diving  fiction feature film | G. Panousopoulos | 1995

UNDERWATER

Folli Follie global campaign | 2018

Plomari | 2016

TUI Kids | 2015

Plaisio Computers | 2012

The Bubble - Orange Telecom | 2006

Soundwave – Coca Cola | 2005

Sharks – Nestle | 2003

Gordon's Space | 2003

Divers – Cosmote Telecom | 2002

Perrier | 2001

Nescafe Frappe - Nestle | 2001

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