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Daina Papadaki

Born in Cyprus and from a young age loved the arts, especially cinema. Teenage years was a period of endless travelling in the world of films. Back then she discovers that films are a depiction of reality seen from different perspectives, a way to communicate visually with others. Later on she realizes that in filmmaking there is no line dividing what is “real” and what is “make believe”. Graduated with honours and a BA degree in Visual Communications from Hawaii Pacific University and an MFA (Masters in Fine Arts) in Motion Pictures Production/Directing from University of Miami. During her studies she gained professional experience in the field by working for American TV stations, as teaching assistant for film production classes at University of Miami & directing TV commercials. She directed twelve short films, screened in film festivals around the world. Her films “Trapped Inside” & “Nightfall of Eden” received numerous awards worldwide. For the past 6 years Daina is based in Cyprus and works as director and production manager at a local production house. She directed and produced more than 200 TV commercials and corporate videos, some broadcast in Europe and Middle East.

Short film credits

Director, Producer
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5 Τρόποι Να Πεθάνεις

Cyprus | Sep 2013 | 16:35
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