Filmography

DIRECTING SHORT FILMS

“5 Ways 2 Die” (Dark Comedy), 2013 (Watch the trailer)

“Nightfall of Eden” (Experimental), 2010  (Watch the trailer)

“Closer to the Source” (Documentary), 2008

“Faceless Shadows” (Psychological Thriller), 2007  – graduate student thesis film

“Trapped Inside” (Experimental/ Avant-Garde), 2006 (Watch the movie) – graduate student film

“Gambling the Future” (Documentary), 2006  – graduate student project

“Extreme Rock Climbing”  (Documentary), 2005  – graduate student project

“Sexual Depravity” (Comedy), 2005- graduate student project

“Illusive Immortality” (Horror), 2005 – graduate student project

“Adam & Snake” (Fiction), 2005 – graduate student project

“Strenght” (Drama), 2004 – graduate student project

“Between Carrot Cake & Exasperation” (Comedy), 2004 – graduate student project

“Fallen Memoirs” (Fiction/Drama), 2003 – undergraduate student project

 


DIRECTING & PRODUCING TELEVISION COMMERCIALS

The past seven years Daina Papadaki directed national / worldwide television commercials & corporate documentary films for many organizations, companies and brands including:

Sprite, MTN, Vodafone, Primetel, Debenhams, Dr. Scholl, Hellenic Bank, Bank of Cyprus, Marfin Laiki Bank, Medochemie, Cyprus Ministry of Labour, Cyprus Ministry of Finance, Consumer Rights Corporation, BO Concept, Petrolina, Frederick University, Pafilia, NKS, Zorpas, PASYKAF, Red Cross, Europa Donna, Cyprus Police Anti- Drug Department, Green Dot, Vivartia, Grigoriou B. E. Ltd., IPH, CTC, Mitsides, Mr. Brown, Lanitis Bros, ALPHA Bank, Mr. Brown, Debenhams, OPAP etc.

(Watch Showreel)

 


DIRECTING & PRODUCING MUSIC VIDEOS

Solo and Seagate feat. Daniela “Bring me Home”, 2013  (Watch the video)

48 Ores “Coming Closer”, 2013 (Watch the video)

 


AWARDS

 33rd Black Maria Film & Video Festival Tour 2014  Director’s Choice Award  film  “5 Ways 2 Die”

7th Boomtown Film & Music Festival Best Live Action Film Award – 3rd Place film “5 Ways 2 Die”

5th Wet Your Pants Comedy Film Festival Steve Pearce Memorial Award film “5 Ways 2 Die”

Fuse Film Festival Manchester  Best Short Film Award film “5 Ways 2 Die”

7th  Limelight Film Awards 2014  Best Comedy Award film “5 Ways 2 Die”

Studio City Film Festival  Best Comedy Award film “5 Ways 2 Die”

12th Great Lakes Film Festival   Best Comedy Film Award film “5 Ways 2 Die”

Tracce Cinematografiche Film Fest Menzione Speciale Tema “LIBERO” film “5 Ways 2 Die”

5th Mascara & Popcorn International Short Film Competition  Best International Film Award film “5 Ways 2 Die”

20th  International Film Festival Nancy-Lorraine Special Jury Honorary Mention film “5 Ways 2 Die”

The Golden Orchid International Animation Festival 2014 Critic’s Choice Award of Short Film film “5 Ways 2 Die”

9th Cyprus International Film Festival  Best Veteran’s Short Film film “5 Ways 2 Die”

Best Shorts Competition (8th edition) Award of Excellence film “5 Ways 2 Die”

5th   Peloponnesian Corinthian International Film Festival “Bridges” Best Short Film film “5 Ways 2 Die”

9th Marbella International Film Festival 2014 / MIFF Best Short Film film “5 Ways 2 Die”

34th Oporto International Film Festival / FANTASPORTO 2014 Official Fantasy Section Competition Finalist   film “5 Ways 2 Die”

37th Short Film Festival in Drama Official Selection: National Competition film “5 Ways 2 Die”

28th Edmonton International Film Festival 2014 / EIFF Official selection: International Short Film Competition / LUNCHBOX Shorts 3 Twist ‘n Shout film “5 Ways 2 Die”

16th Annual RiverRun International Film Festival 2014 Official Selection: Late Night Shorts section film “5 Ways 2 Die”

15th Woodstock Film Festival  Official Selection: Short International Film, 5 Ways to Laugh Segment film “5 Ways 2 Die”

Aesthetica Short Film Festival / ASFF (5th edition) Official Selection: International Short in Competition film “5 Ways 2 Die”

Corti da Sogni Antonio Ricci International Short Film Festival 2014 (15th edition) Official Selection: European Award Finalist film “5 Ways 2 Die”

Bare Bones International Film Festival (15th edition) Nomination: Best Short Comedy Film film “5 Ways 2 Die”

67th Festival de Cannes, 2014, Short Film Corner Official Selection (out of competition)  film “5 Ways 2 Die”

64th Festival de Cannes, 2011, Short Film Corner Official Selection (out of competition)  film “Nightfall of Eden”

Impossible Cannes – The Impossible Film Contest (organized by the European Short Film Centre), 2011, Audience Award  film “Nightfall of Eden”

8th Monaco International Film Festival (AFA), 2010, Best Short Peace Film  film “Nightfall of Eden”

8th Monaco International Film Festival (AFA), 2010, Best Cinematography Award  film “Nightfall of Eden”

Short Film Festival of Los Angeles, 2011, Official Selection  film “Nightfall of Eden”

4th Naoussa International Film Festival (NIFF), 2007, Best Experimental Greek Film Award  film “Trapped Inside”

Cyprus International Film Festival (CYIFF), 2007,  Best Music Video Award  film “Trapped Inside”

60th Festival de Cannes, 2007, Short Film Corner Official Selection (out of competition)  film “Trapped Inside”

Gen Art Miami’s Shorts on the Beach Festival, 2006, Regional Finalist Selection film “Trapped Inside”

Louis Wolfson II Florida Moving Image Archive (Film & Video Awards Program), 2006, Artistic Honorable Mention  film “Trapped Inside”