His second film AMERIKA SQUARE (2016) a UK-GREEK-GERMAN co-production was world premiered in Busan IFF and won many international awards. The film got distribution in many countries and still has a line of festivals and screenings.
At the age of 19, he moved to London to study Photography and History of Art at the London College of Printing and Film, at the University of Westminster. A veteran film editor has worked mainly in London, on seventeen award winning feature films and on many documentaries for British TV.
After eighteen years in London, came back to Athens where he wrote and directed the award-winning short film TRUTH (2006). He is based in Athens now where he also co produces shorts, documentaries and features along with developing his next film.
AMERIKA SQUARE by Yannis Sakaridis (2016, 87')
WILD DUCK by Yannis Sakaridis (2013, 86')
TRUTH by Yannis Sakaridis (2006, 0:22), Short film.
Thessaloniki Film Festival (Honorary Prize from the National awards), Raindance Film Festival (Tiscali Best Shorts Selection), Drama International Film Festival (Special Jury Prize and award for Best Music)