Born in 1982 in Athens, young director Yorgos Zois is best known for his highly acclaimed 2015 film Interruption, which premiered at the 72nd International Venice Film Festival.
In Zois’ native Greece, the film received nine nominations from the Greek Film Academy and won the Best Newcomer Director award. Prior to this, Zois had made several short films, including his 2010 debut Casus Belli and Out of Frame two years later. Both films were screened at major film festivals around the world, and the latter earned Zois a nomination for Best European Film Director from the European Film Academy.
Yorgos Zois is also an established commercial director, having directed TV adverts for Pfizer, the Greek National Theatre, the Acropolis Museum and Aegean Airlines.