STAVROS PAPAGEORGHIOU - producer/director
Stavros Papageorghiou is an established documentary producer/director in Cyprus. He began his career in 1986, after graduating from the University of Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA, with a BFA degree in Cinema. Returning to Cyprus, Stavros spent four years working in the field of video and television production, mostly as a documentary director/lighting cameraman. In 1990, he joined LOGOS TV – the first private television station established in Cyprus -- as a factual programme TV director/producer for four years. In November 1994, Stavros established his own independent production company: TETRAKTYS films. The company became for Stavros the launching pad for producing high-quality audiovisual projects to promote culture and facts of Cyprus with audience engagement on an international level, using cross-media platforms.
As an independent producer, Stavros Papageorghiou is also very much interested in international co-productions. During his professional career, Stavros has attended seminars and participated in professional workshops, most of them organised with the support of the MEDIA programme, such as MEDIA BUSINESS SCHOOL, EAVE, EURODOC and POWER TO THE PIXEL LAB. Through this continuing experience, Stavros has established many useful contacts with producers and other professionals from many European countries and North America.
In October 2011, Stavros established PSeFiON DISTRIBUTION SERVICES, the distribution branch of TETRAKTYS films in order to sell Cypriot and international documentary films in the form of DVD, to individuals and educational organizations and institutions worldwide.
2011 TRANSISTOR, S3D CINEMA workshop, Cyprus
2010 POWER TO THE PIXEL LAB, Cross mediaworkshop, UK
2007 EURODOC workshop, France, Finland and Portugal
2005 EAVE Workshop, Luxemburg, Norway and Spain
2004 EAVE Forum, Netherlands
2003 Audiovisual Training Forum, Poland
2003 Strategic Film Marketing Workshop, Luxembourg
2003 Designing and Implementing a Strategy for Small Businesses, Cyprus
1999 Television Business School, Germany
1997 “Twinning” A three-session workshop for co-productions, organised by Eureka Audiovisual, in Slovenia, Spain and France
1993 Contemporary Film and Television Producing, Amsterdam, Netherlands
1992 BBC TV, Television production course at LOGOS TV, Lefkosia, Cyprus
1998-1999: EMALE – European Master degree in Audiovisual Law & Economics
1982-1986: BFA degree in Cinema (cum laude) from the University of Bridgeport, Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA
YELIZ SHUKRI - Director | Co-ordinator
Film director of her second feature length documentary which is currently in development stage: Synopsis: “ Women’s rights activist Pembe Mentesh is about to discover ‘The price of a Daughter’, as she searches for her missing great aunt who was one of 4000 Turkish Cypriot women sold into marriage to an Arab suitor and sent abroad some seventy years ago, never to be heard from again.”
Co-manager and co-ordinator of professional training/ consultancy program and distribution service under TETRAKTY Film company called Psefion Project. This is a bi-communal initiative that intends to escalate the number of hi-quality films made by both Turkish Cypriot and Greek Cypriot filmmakers with the emphasis of cooperation between the communities. The Psefion aim is to produce high quality Cypriot films and have them seen throughout the world.
HEKTOR PAPAGEORGIOU - Director of photography/cross-media director
Hektor Papageorgiou upon his graduation from the MET Film school in November 2012, has joined TETRAKTYS films on a full time basis as cinematographer/director for transmedia projects. Hektor is currently working as a DP for the following documentary projects: APHRODITE: THE GREAT GODDESS OF CYPRUS, THE CULTURAL ROUTES OF STROUMBI VILLAGE and THE GEOLOGY OF THE TROODOS MOUNTAIN. He also works as a digital video editor and provides technical support for the distribution division of the company.
MARCO LOPEZ production sound recordist / audio studio mix engineer
Marco Lopez is a production sound mixer and sound designer, based in Nicosia, Cyprus. As an owner of Soundpath Studio, he will assure that your project will be given the finest attention to detail in order to achieve your expectations. The sound post production services cover Dialogue Editing, ADR (Recording and Editing), Foley (Recording and Editing), Sound Design, Premixing and Mixing. Using different surfaces and a vast amount of props we are able to record and create in house Foley effects.
PANICOS PETRIDES commercial tv director davinci / video colourist
Panicos Petrides, owner of FullMoon Productions Ltd, is a Director and Compositor with over 10 years of rich experience in the TV commercial industry.
After graduating in Video Production at Intercollege, Nicosia, Cyprus and in 3D Animation in Vinca School, Belgrade, Serbia, Panicos Petrides has worked for five years as a Production Manager in Animidia Ltd, following a two year partnership in Shake Studios Ltd, sister company of Capital TV in Limassol. He has opened an independent company in 2006: FullMoon Productions Ltd to provide directing and production services to private and public sector with a need of TV promotional material.
Panicos is investing in continuous training, following a number of professional courses for latest compositing software. He is a Certified Apple instructor for Final Cut software and a member of FXPHD professional training organisation where he has completed the courses for Shake, After Effects, Nuke, Davinci Resolve software and course in RED Cinematography.
As he accepts to produce only the highest quality end result from both artistic and technical side, Panicos has established partnerships with international production houses in Serbia and Slovenia, involving thus well known directors and directors of photography in the local projects.
Panicos has produced over 400 TV commercials during his career, out of which he has directed over 150 spots for well known Cypriot companies from banks, developers, manufacturers, shipping, furniture and many other companies.
Panicos has worked with Tetraktys in many projects, the last being the documentary film "Entelechy", on which he has done painstaking work, color correction, and created the Digital Cinema Package.
LEONIDAS THEODORIDES- Marketing director for the online distribution servise PSEFIONLINE
Leonidas is a self-motivated and hardworking business, and arts and humanities graduate with excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and good organizational and time management abilities. He is a committed team member with a proven ability to use initiative and exceptional capacity for creativity, analysis and problem-solving.
He has always been looking forward to new challenges and opportunities. Leonidas has recently joined TETRAKTYS FILMS as a marketing Director of the recently established distribution division of the company, which is called PSEFIONLINE.
LADY - Tetraktys films’ security officer
Ready to bark at every door bell, our adorable female dog is a real Lady. Her mission is to keep the Tetraktys Films production office secure. Her gentle and capricious manners offer everyone in the office- including our visiting clients - a warm feeling of security and affection. So, next time you pay a visit to Tetraktys office and you hear Lady barking behind the main entrance, please don’t be afraid. Just get ready to give to Lady a very friendly greeting. She enjoys it and after a few minutes she will make you hold her in your lap..