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Gabriel Tzafka


Project: The Dead Man

Previous achievements:

"EUROMAN" (Short) Thessaloniki International Short Film Festival Greece, 2015;

"THORN" (Feature) to be released, 2018

Berlinale Talent Campus, 2010.


Born on 19th April 1986. Graduated from the Film School of the Aristotle University in 2010 with MA in Film Directing.

He is an alumnus of Berlinale Talent Campus, Sarajevo Talent Campus, and the Danish film association S16 / Nordisk Film. His short films have been awarded more than 30 times and have been participating in more than 70 international film festivals. Since 2016 Gabriel is a member of the Danish Film Directors Association.

Recently he completed his first feature film THORN, a coproduction between Denmark and Greece which was awarded the Eurimages Lab Award as a work in progress in Thessaloniki Film Festival. Selected filmography

The Dead Man will be Gabriel's second feature film.


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