Dafni had an early professional start, working on set designs for short films and TV commercials even before the completion of her studies in Film in Athens.
After graduating she moved to the US and pursued a degree in set design at the San Fransisco State University. During that period she worked as an intern at the American Conservatory Theater.
She returned to Greece and continued working in TV commericals, feature films and contemporary dance performances.
“Signs & Wonders” (1999)Directed by Jonathan Nossiter
“Attenberg” (2010)Directed by Athena Rachel Tsangari
Official Competition, 67th Venice Film Festival, Coppa Volpi and Lina Mangiacapre prizes
Official selection, Outlook section, Sundance Film Festival (2011)
“L” (2012)Directed by Babis Makridis
World Drama Competition, Sundance Film Festival