Directing Reel - Dimitris Tranos

Short Bio

Dimitris was born in 1987 in Athens, Greece. He studied B.A. in Maritime Studies at the University of Piraeus. In 2007 he produced and directed his first short film, "A gun's payment". Since then he has produced, written and directed several short films, documentaries and music videos that have been screened in several film festivals in Greece, USA, Europe and around the world. In 2015 he graduated from New York Film Academy, receiving a Master's degree in Film and Media Production. In 2015 he won the MMBF-Rising Star Award in Athens International Digital Film Festival. He has also worked as Director of Photography and Chief Lighting Technician in a variety of projects including narrative shorts, documentaries, music videos, web series and commercials. 


  • 2007 - "A gun's payment" (short film)
  • 2008 - "The lost Queen" (short film)
  • 2010 - "Postmodern times" (short film)
  • 2010 - "Will he pay?" (short film)
  • 2012 - "Born and bred" (documentary film)
  • 2012 - "A glance to Former Yugoslavia" (short documentary film)(Co-directing with Avraam Papadopoulos)
  • 2013 - "7 am" (short film)
  • 2014 - "The forbidden sea" (short film)
  • 2015 - “Heavy Cross” (short film)