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Daina Papadaki

Daina Papadaki

Director, Producer, Production Manager


Graduated with honors and a BA degree in Visual Communications (Hawaii Pacific University) and an MFA (Masters in Fine Arts) in Motion Pictures Production/Directing (University of Miami). Daina is now based in Cyprus, works at a local production studio (Media Studios) where she professionally directs and produces TV commercials, corporate and music videos. She directed more than 200 TV commercials, music videos, corporate documentaries and 15 short films. Many of her films were selected and awarded in numerous International Film Festivals. Her short film 5 Ways 2 Die was officially selected and competed in more than 150 international film festivals, traveled the world and participated in renown A-list international film festivals like Cleveland International, Palm Springs Shortsfest, Edmonton International, Fantasporto, Woodstock etc. The film gets awarded with 45 awards. Amongst these recognitions Daina gets recognized with three Best Director awards and was also recognized with a Madame Figaro Cyprus Women of the Year 2015 Award in the creator/artist category. She is currently the president of the board of the Directors Guild of Cyprus and member of the board since 2014.