Biography Theo Papadoulakis
Theo was born in South Africa and spent the first 10 years of his life there before he returned to his parents' birthplace, Crete-Greece. He studied Radio & TV Production in the UK and gained a Master's degree in Film Directing & Producing at the Northern Film School. After completing his studies he worked for three years as Head of the Film Promotion and Publicity Office at the School of Film, TV and Performing Arts of Leeds Metropolitan University. In 2005 he returned to Greece and started his own production company Indigo View based in Chania, Crete. He has directed numerous Indigo View productions, including documentaries, commercials, presentations, corporate videos etc.
His short films "Samurai" (2005) and "Pilala" (2004) which he directed and wrote the script for have received 27 international awards. In 2007-2008 he directed a weekly series for the Greek TV channel MEGA. In 2009 he directed the documentary "Spinaloga" and since December 2009 he has been directing the weekly drama series "The Island" for MEGA channel.