Manolis Mavris was born in Athens in 1987. He studied Animation in Athens and Visual Communication in London. His short movies have premiered in major film festivals such as Cannes, SXSW, BFI & Sarajevo. His work focuses on the concept of “heterotopia” and explores the boundaries between the real and the imaginary. In 2021 his film Brutalia, Days of Labour won the Canal+ award at the 60th Semaine de la Critique in Cannes. At the moment Manolis is developing the script for his debut feature film Liar Man.