Kyriakos Georgiou

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Born (1992-04-04) April 4, 1992 (age 29)
London, United Kingdom
NationalityBritish
CitizenshipUnited Kingdom
Occupation
  • Actor
  • screenwriter
  • director
  • photographer

Kyriakos Georgiou (born 4 April 1992) is an English actor, screenwriter, director and photographer from London. His work includes short films, music videos and advertisements.

Biography

Kyriakos Georgiou was born into a Greek Cypriot family in London, United Kingdom. He studied at Forest Hill Performing Arts School in Lewisham and later went back to teach students the practicals of filmmaking and editing. Whilst working in education, Kyriakos branched off to begin his photography career. In 2012 he starred in an unaired TV pilot 'Doin' The Rounds' as Danny, which went on to win the BBC Best Entertainment Award at the Hertfordshire Visions Film Festival 2012. In 2013 Kyriakos played Reggie in the short 'Le Point Pragmatigue' directed by Jack Akers.

In 2016 Kyriakos starred in Southgate to Brighton [1] [2] [3] as Chris. After seven years of working in education, in 2019 Kyriakos left the profession and started his own independent production company Georgiou Films [4] and began making commercials for a range of businesses and charities. By the end of 2019 he began writing his first short 'Three Men and a Kitchen Table'.

In 2020 after the outbreak of Covid-19 Kyriakos wrote, directed and starred in the Short film|short comedy 'When Life Gives You Lemons'[5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11][12] [13] which he made entirely during isolation. To date, the lockdown short has had 28 official selections, 6 finalist places and won 2 awards [14][15] [16] [17]. [18]. The Short Film will be featuring in an upcoming feature film 'Pandemic Diaries' produced by Cyrus Mirzashafa.

In July 2020, Kyriakos founded The South London Film Festival[19][20][21] with aims to repair and support the future of Artists and Filmmakers after the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic[22][23]. The South London Film Festival has since partnered with reputable organisations such as Raindance Film Festival, [https://www.backstage.com/ Backstage Casting and Red Giant.

Filmography

Production

  • "School Lockdown" - (Student Film) - Producer. (2009)
  • "The Love Machine (TV series)" - Production Assistant. (2012)
  • "Drowning in London" - (Soundscape) - Producer. (2018)
  • "Safehands Promotional Ad" - Editor (2019)
  • "Alive in Paradise" (Music Video) by Jennings Couch - Editor (2019)
  • "Magnetic" (Short) - Electrician/Lighting Technician (2019)
  • "Mike Myers" (Music Video) by Swifta Beater & Lady Leshurr - Set Photographer (2019)
  • "When Life Gives You Lemons" - Writer and Director (2020)
  • "Isolation Birthday" - Director and Producer (2020)
  • "Three Men and a Kitchen Table" - Writer and Director (pre-production)

Actor

  • "Fast Girls" (2011) (walk on)
  • "Jab Tak Hai Jaan" (2012) (walk on)
  • "Offender (2012 film)" (inmate)
  • "Doin' the Rounds'" (2012) (Danny)
  • "Rush (2013 film) (walk on)
  • "Le Point Pragmatique" (short) (2013) (Reggie)
  • "Southgate to Brighton" (short) (2016) (Chris)
  • "Leanne" (short) (2017) (Johnny)
  • "When Life Gives You Lemons" (short) (2020) (Jay)

References

  1. http://www.parikiaki.com/2017/09/southgate-to-brighton-to-premiere-at-cyprus-short-film-day/
  2. https://www.qmul.ac.uk/sllf/film-studies/news/items/southgate-to-brighton-screened-at-london-greek-film-festival.html
  3. http://georgioutalk.com/2017/08/28/southgate-to-brighton-whats-it-about/
  4. https://www.imdb.com/search/title/?companies=co0799336
  5. https://www.imdb.com/title/tt12285194/?ref_=adv_li_tt
  6. https://catford-mews.co.uk/blog/now-what-present-when-life-gives-you-lemons/
  7. https://issuu.com/lewishamledger/docs/issue_12_of_the_lewisham_ledger
  8. https://sunnysideshorts.eventive.org/films/5f0381032f738a004ce0750a
  9. https://filmfestivalflix.com/film/when-life-gives-you-lemons/
  10. https://www.marbellafilmfestival.com/film/when-life-gives-you-lemons/
  11. https://cahootify.com/projects/when-life-gives-you-lemons
  12. https://www.georgiouphotography.com/2020/05/07/wlgyl/
  13. https://whistleblowersummit.com/save-the-date
  14. https://www.screenpowerfilmfestival.co.uk/may2020
  15. http://www.topindiefilmawards.com/
  16. https://altff.org/onewebmedia/WINNERS%20of%20ALTFF%20Summer%202020.pdf
  17. https://www.southernmaltings.co.uk/5-minute-film-festival/runners-up/
  18. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=353SxI59JSs
  19. https://www.southlondonfilmfest.co.uk/
  20. https://filmfreeway.com/TheSouthLondonFilmFestival
  21. http://www.parikiaki.com/2020/10/south-london-cypriot-launches-film-festival-to-encourage-creativity-and-inspire-new-generation-of-film-makers/
  22. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-53302415
  23. https://www.theguardian.com/culture/2020/jun/18/world-spends-to-protect-culture-from-economic-ruin

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