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Minos Papas

Minos Papas hails from sunny Cyprus and is an established independent filmmaker in New York City. His films have been screened and awarded at multiple film festivals all over the world. Minos' most recent feature film, "Behind The Mirror" (2015) was awarded Best Thriller at the Manhattan and the Mexico International Film Festivals.

Son of internationally acclaimed film director Michael Papas, Minos was introduced to the film world at a young age achieving his first international award at the age of 16 with the short film Whispers (1993). He earned a BFA in Film at the School of Visual Arts and was awarded the school's top award for Cinematography. His first independent feature film, Shutterbug (2009), was released theatrically in New York, Los Angeles and Nicosia, Cyprus. Shutterbug received reviews from Variety, The Village Voice, The New York Times and many more publications and blogs which merited the film for its Lynchian atmosphere and beautiful imagery.

Minos has worked with industry figures such as Martin Scorsese, David Tedeschi, Lisa Rinzler, Lisanne Skyler, Eric Roberts, Matthew McConaughey, Scarlett Johansson, Andrea Bocelli and Rufus Wainwright. Minos is a member of the Director's Guild of Cyprus, a creative member of Studio-AVA, a unique video production house, and the founder of film production company Cyprian Films, New York. Minos is into Kubrick, Tarkovsky, soccer, death metal and kittens.

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Information on this profile is provided by the person and/or compiled from available sources | Profile updated 12 Apr 2016