Spetses '21: At the Crossroads of History

Spetses '21: At the Crossroads of History

Direction: Panos A. Thomaidis
Script: Katerina Constantinou
Director of Photography: Zafiris Epaminondas
Editing by Demosthenes Raptis
Music: Minos Matsas
Production: Lilette Botassis, Inkas Film, Cosmote TV
Country of Production: Greece
Duration: 70'
Production Year: 2021
Language: Greek
Subtitles: English


On the eve of the 200th anniversary of the revolution of 1821, the people of Spetses meet and converse, conveying to us the versions of history as it has survived through oral tradition, but also as it is rewritten through the continuous and thorough study of the evidence.

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Panos Thomaidis

Panos Thomaidis is a director, producer, co-founder and executive of the independent audiovisual production company PATH, based in Athens.

He graduated from the American Film Institute (AFI Center for Advanced Film & Television Studies/Hollywood, CA, USA), holds an MFA in FILM Directing from ACCD (Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA, USA) and an MBA from ALBA (Athens Laboratory of Business Administration).

An experienced professional, he has worked since his youth in the audiovisual industry, in film, television, advertising and new media, but also in the sectors of primary and secondary production, in the field of marketing and communication in Greece and the USA.

With creative and managerial skills, he held corresponding work positions. Director, Producer and/or Screenwriter in over 300 commercial spots, numerous independent television episodes, documentaries, corporate videos, industrials and educational films.

He held executive positions, such as those of Business Development Manager or Post Production Department Manager at Movielab S.A., a company of spot JWT Athens group, corporate communication and marketing consultant in small and medium-sized enterprises, as well as strategic planning and modernization consultant in audiovisual sector enterprises.

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