Yorgos Nikopoulos

He studied at the Department of Audio & Visual Arts of the Ionian University focusing on animation and performing arts. In 2010 he began his theatrical and directing training alongside the stage director Dimos Avdeliodis. In 2014 he founded Baubo and completed his first short film, The Grape Must Cookies of Agesilagos. His first feature film The Ox premiered in the International Competition Section of the 58th Thessaloniki Film Festival (November 2017) and participated in festivals abroad, receiving notable distinctions. In 2018, he was selected by the Artworks company as one of the fifteen award-winning young Greek artists in the audiovisual field. Since 2019 he has been attending the masked acting workshop of the Horos Theatre with Elena Mavridou and Dimitra Kouza. Until today, he works selectively as an actor and musician, while his main occupation is in the field of animation. He holds a PhD (2022) from the Department of Audio & Visual Arts. // Last update of the biography: October 2022.