STAVROS PAPAGEORGHIOU – Producer/Director
Stavros Papageorghiou is an established documentary producer/director in Cyprus. He began his career in 1986, after graduating from the University of Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA, with a BFA degree in Cinema. Returning to Cyprus, Stavros spent four years working in the field of video and television production, mostly as a documentary director/lighting cameraman. In 1990, he joined LOGOS TV – the first private television station established in Cyprus — as a factual programme TV director/producer for four years. In November 1994, Stavros established his own independent production company: TETRAKTYS films. The company became for Stavros the launching pad for producing high-quality audiovisual projects to promote culture and facts of Cyprus with audience engagement on an international level, using cross-media platforms.
As an independent producer, Stavros Papageorghiou is also very much interested in international co-productions. During his professional career, Stavros has attended seminars and participated in professional workshops, most of them organised with the support of the MEDIA programme, such as MEDIA BUSINESS SCHOOL, EAVE, EURODOC and POWER TO THE PIXEL LAB. Through this continuing experience, Stavros has established many useful contacts with producers and other professionals from many European countries and North America.
In October 2011, Stavros established TETRAKTYS DISTRIBUTION SERVICES, the distribution branch of TETRAKTYS FILMS LTD.
2011 TRANSISTOR, S3D CINEMA workshop, Cyprus
2010 POWER TO THE PIXEL LAB, Cross mediaworkshop, UK
2007 EURODOC workshop, France, Finland and Portugal
2005 EAVE Workshop, Luxemburg, Norway and Spain
2004 EAVE Forum, Netherlands
2003 Audiovisual Training Forum, Poland
2003 Strategic Film Marketing Workshop, Luxembourg
2003 Designing and Implementing a Strategy for Small Businesses, Cyprus
1999 Television Business School, Germany
1997 “Twinning” A three-session workshop for co-productions, organised by Eureka Audiovisual, in Slovenia, Spain and France
1993 Contemporary Film and Television Producing, Amsterdam, Netherlands
1992 BBC TV, Television production course at LOGOS TV, Lefkosia, Cyprus
1998-1999: EMALE – European Master degree in Audiovisual Law & Economics
1982-1986: BFA degree in Cinema (cum laude) from the University of Bridgeport, Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA
HECTOR PAPAGEORGIOU – Director of photography/cross-media director
Hektor Papageorgiou upon his graduation from the MET Film school in November 2012, has joined TETRAKTYS films on a full time basis as cinematographer. He also works as a digital video editor and provides technical support for the distribution division of the company.
Ilektra is a young animator and graphics artist. She graduated in 2013 with a degree in Digital Film & Screen Arts through which she was able to research into and experiment with various forms of moving image. That which attracted her the most was 3d CG character animation. Due to the nature of her upbringing (multicultured), she has learned the wonders of traveling and is always on the lookout for new experiences. Ilektra is occupying her time with various projects and is in constant development of her skills within the creative world of moving image.
LADY – Tetraktys films’security officer
Ready to bark at every door bell, our adorable female dog is a real Lady. Her mission is to keep the Tetraktys Films production office secure. Her gentle and capricious manners offer everyone in the office- including our visiting clients – a warm feeling of security and affection. So, next time you pay a visit to Tetraktys office and you hear Lady barking behind the main entrance, please don’t be afraid. Just get ready to give to Lady a very friendly greeting. She enjoys it and after a few minutes she will make you hold her in your lap..