Director of Photography, co-producer

He was born in Athens in 1970.
He studied film in the Stavrakos School in Athens (graduated in 1997, and he immediately started working as a DOP, shooting music videos and commercials.

He has worked in the theater as Lighting Designer: “DDD”, “Natura Morta in un fosso” (Amore Theater, Athens), “Blaubart” (Porta Theater) and Chekhov’s Platonov for the National Theater of Greece, all directed by Yorgos Lanthimos.
He has been working with Babis Makridis for many years in advertising and he was the Director of Photography for Babis’ short film «The Last Fakir»

Filmography
“Hardcore” (2004)Directed by Dennis Iliadis
 Variety Critic’s Choice, Karlovy Vary Film Festival, 2005, Stockholm Film Festival, Oldenburg Film Festival, Philadeplhia Film Festival, San Fransicsco Film Festival
“Kinetta” (2005)Directed by Yorgos Lanthimos
 Discovery section of the Toronto Film Festival (2005)
 Berlinale Forum of New Cinema (2006)
 Thessaloniki Film Festival, Los Angeles International Film Festival
“Dogtooth” (2009)Directed by Yorgos Lanthimos
 Selected festivals and prizes: Un Certain Regard Prize, Prix de la Jeunesse (2009), Best Foreign Picture, Academy Award Nomination 2011
 Six awards including Best Picture at the Hellenic Film Academy Awards 2010
“Attenberg” (2010)Directed by Athina Rachel Tsaggari
 Selected Festivals: Official Competition, Venice Film Festival (2010), Best Actress Prize. Official selection, Outlook section, Sundance Film Festival (2011)
“Porfirio” (2011)Directed by Alejandro Landes
 Official Selection, Quinzaine des Realisateurs, Cannes Film Festival 2011
“Keep the Lights On” (2012)Directed by Ira Sachs
 US Dramatic Competition, Sundance Film Festival 2012
“L” (2012)Directed by Babis Makridis
 Official Selection, World Dramatic Competition, Sundance Film Festival 2012

Site: www.thimiosbakatakis.com