I am a simple guy from a provincial town in Greece, with a big dream of becoming a successful member of the film industry. This is a very generic curriculum vitae that thoroughly demonstrates my background.
Thessaloniki International FilmFestival
The ThessalonikiInternational Film Festival is a major, annual film festival in the Balkans, showcasing the work of emerging international and Balkan filmmakers. It takes place in Thessaloniki, Greece.
November 2009 – Volunteer at the Film Marketplace - AGORA
Tasks: providing general information and guidance, keeping the premises presentable
November 2008 – Volunteer at Olympion Theatre
Tasks: directing the audience to their assigned seats during the Opening and Closing Ceremony, checking entrance tickets during regular screenings
HELEXPO – Greek Exhibitions
HELEXPO S.A. is one of the largest exhibition, congress and cultural event organisers in South-East Europe, based in Thessaloniki, Greece.
October 2011 to February 2012 – Intern
Tasks: providing general office administration support to the Exhibitions Department (data entry based on Excel, Word and Access documents, email and post correspondence, internet research, receiving and making calls) as well as assisting the organisation and pursuit of potential exhibitors for the 4th Energy Tech exhibition, an international exhibition for renewable and conventional energy sources, energy saving technology and the environment
EXIT Festival is an annual, award winning music festival taking place in Novi Sad, Serbia.
July 2011 – Volunteer at the open air cinema “Café del Cinema”
Tasks: providing general information and guidance, organising the seats, keeping the premises clean
November 2011 to April 2013 – Editor
Tasks: writing film reviews and specials, covering the 52nd Thessaloniki International Film Festival, promoting articles via the official Twitter and Facebook pages of the website
MA Cultural and Creative Industries
King’s College, London
September 2013 – September 2014
Modules include: Film and American Culture, Art of Management: Management of Art, Analysing the Cultural and Creative Industries
BSc International and European Studies
University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki, Greece
September 2007 – May 2013
Modules included: International Management, International Marketing, International Economic Relations, Statistics (I & II)
Greek – native proficiency
English – full professional proficiency
I successfully passed the IELTS exams with a mark of 8.0
Spanish – full professional proficiency
I own a degree from the Cervantes Institute (Diploma de Español – Level C2) and I also spend a semester in Barcelona as an Erasmus student at the Department of Political Science and Sociology at the Autonomous University of Barcelona
I was working as a bar assistant at “Fragile Bar”, Thessaloniki, Greece from July 2012 to October 2012 and April 2013 to August 2013. At the time, I was responsible of keeping the bar presentable, confirm that everything was in the right place, securing and turning on and off equipment and closing the bar at the end of the shift.
I own ECDL Cοre (M1-M7) that certifies that I can professionally use Word, Excel, Access, Power Point and Web services. Also, I had to use all of the above programs extensively throughout my academic and professional career.