A Girl Named Zeus
Logline: When chaotic Leo and his little sister Eva, a top running talent, find out, that Eva is the world’s first illegally genetically optimized child, the unequal siblings are facing questions of identity, family and the value of man beyond outstanding performances.
Scriptwriter: Nikos Dayandas
Producer: Stelios Apostolopoulos
Production Company: Aori Films
Format: live-action film
Stelios is co-founder and producer at Aori Films, as well as an acclaimed director of photography and underwater cinematographer with over 30 years’ experience in documentaries, feature films and advertising. His recent work includes Dolphin Man, a biopic about Jacques Mayol, which received cinematic distribution across France, and co-producing and directing Call of the Mountain (Prix Via Stella – France 3, PriMed, Marseille Festival, and others). He recently produced and shot Aori Films’ Enter the Otter.
Nikos is a director, writer and producer, and the co-founder of Aori Films. He has helmed international documentary co-productions for Arte, National Geographic, ZDF and AVRO, winning many prizes, including the URTI Grand Prix at Monte Carlo and the FIPRESCI award at Thessaloniki IDFF. His first live action short, Enter the Otter, a kung fu comedy starring 11-year old immigrant kids in Athens, will compete at the 37th Chicago ICFF.