Andreas Dermanis is a self-shooting film-maker based between Greece and Italy, experienced in directing, producing and editing content for cinema, television and online .
With an initial grounding in entertainment television, Andreas moved towards human story focussed content, creating a number of documentaries in Greece and the Balkans. His work has been commissioned and broadcast by channels including ANT1, BBC, Channel 4, MTV, Pulse, The Royal Academy of Arts and Vice.
Premiered through ANT1 in 2017, Andreas released his first feature documentary 'Andi'. The film was shot in Greece and Albania and discusses the theme identity through the eyes of the actor Nikos Gelia who was part of a generation of Albanians that found themselves migrating to Greece. 'Andi' featured at Tirana International Film Festival under it's 'Reflecting Albania' section and also televised in Greece and Serbia.
Andreas’ latest documentary 'Colours' was shot between March and July in Athens. The film explores the lives of Afghan immigrants and continues his interest in themes of outsider figures, marginalised communities and identity The film is currently in post-production and due for release in 2019.