Giorgos Kapsanakis

Giorgos Kapsanakis

Assistant Director Trainee

  • Location: London
  • Career stage: Entry
  • Freelancer: Available

Giorgos Kapsanakis  is a member of the Greek Directors Guild and currently is working as a Director's Assistant / 2nd AD in the Feature Film "A Christmas Carol" directed by the BAFTA nominee Jacqui Morris. Lately he worked as an Assistant Director Trainee in the major feature film “Monday”, an international co-production directed by Argiris Papadimitropoulos. His past experience includes working in various factual TV programs in different departments, as well as commercials, short films and music videos. 

The latest short film “Shapes of Mine” which he wrote and directed is now in the festival circuit and has been selected to the Aesthetica Short Film Festival (BAFTA Qualifying), to the 41st Drama Short Film Festival (Greece's leading short film festival), as well as to 8 other international film festivals. It also received an award for best student film, nominations in various categories and has been screened at BFI as part of an International Moving Image Society's event.

Work History

Director's Assistant | “A Christmas Carol” Feature Film - Frith Street Films, Directed by Jacqui Morris

Jan 2019 - Present

Assistant Director Trainee / Floor Runner - Dailies - POLDARK S05 - Mammoth Screen

Jan 2019 - Jan 2019

Assistant Director Trainee | “Monday” Feature Film - Co-production Faliro House Productions, Automatik, Protagonist Pictures, Blonde S.A.

Nov 2018 - Dec 2018

Vlogger, Blogger and Social Media Content | Student Ambassador - Bournemouth University

Sep 2017 - Sep 2018

Director of Music Video | Niose Mono Emena - Jimmy Gian - Panik Records

Jul 2017 - Aug 2017

Camera Operator | TV Reality Show - Plus productions

May 2017 - Jul 2017

Camera assistant, Sound Recordist, Driver | TV Shows & Commercials - DCV tv Productions

Nov 2016 - May 2017

Videography | Coverage of company’s workshops for corporate use - MINDSEARCH

Jun 2016 - Oct 2016

Producer, Director, Cinematographer | Internship in TV Channel - VOULI Tileorasi - National Broadcaster TV channel

Jan 2016 - Jul 2016

Education

MA Directing Film and Television - Masters - Bournemouth University

Sep 2017 - Sep 2018

Workshop in Documentary - Certificate of Attendance - School of audiovisual Communication, Docroads

Oct 2016 - Oct 2016

Cultural Technology and Communication - Bachelors - University of Aegean

Sep 2011 - Feb 2016

Network