Dionyssis Samiotis

Producer, LL.M.

Short Bio

Dionyssis Samiotis is a producer of over 30 feature films, among which, box office hits such as Politiki Kouzina (2003), My Name is Eftihia (2019) and Smyrna (2021). Associate producer in Costa Gavras’ film “EDEN IS WEST” and co-producer/production co-ordinator in a number of international co-productions(“The Kings of Mykonos” by Peter Andrikides, “O Jerusalem” by Ellie Chouraqui, “Fugitive Pieces” by Jeremy Podesua, “A sea apart” by Ersi Danou).

He has studied LL. B,  Athens University Law School, (1988), LL.M in Commercial & Corporate law (University of London, 1988-89) focusing on intellectual property rights, along with undertaking Film Business School course, «Financing strategies & Legal Technics» (Madrid, June 1995). Tutor on Production Finance and Marketing, in several EU training programs.

Since January 2012, he has joined Tanweer Group, developing its business of content sales and distribution in various territories (Greece, Cyprus, Middle East, India, Turkey, East Europe), as member of the board and Vice President of Sales, Acquisitions and Business development.

Heading Tanweer Productions, he is currently producing multiple TV Series. Αfter the success of “My Name is Eftihia”, TV series “42°C” and documentary series “Ancient Greek Technology: From God to Man” for Cosmote TV, along with latest feature Smyrna, winner of 5 Hellenic Film Academy Awards, Tanweer Production’s next ventures consist of feature film “The Murderess”, based on the acclaimed landmark novel by Alexandros Papadiamantis, mini drama series «17 Threads» for COSMOTE TV, and international co- production “So Long Marianne” – based on the life of iconic Leonard Cohen

His filmography as a Producer includes top box office and awarded films, among which are,
“BALKANISATEUR”, by Sotiris Goritsas (1997)
‘’FROM THE EDGE OF THE CITY’’, by Constantinos Giannaris (1998)
“FEMALE COMPANY’’ by Nikos Perakis (1999)
“BEWARE OF GREEKS” a Greek-Australian co-production by John Tatoulis (2000)
“A TOUCH OF SPICE” (POLITIKI Kouzina) by Tassos Boulmetis (2003)
“FIRST TIME GODFATHER” by Olga Malea (2007)
“JUST BROKE UP” by Vassilis Myrianthopoulos, (2008),
“NEED FOR LIES” by Ieroklis Michailides (2010)
“MY NAME IS EFTIHIA” by Angelos Frantzis (2019)
“SMYRNA” by Gregoris Karantinakis (2021)