Ilias Kyriazis started doing comics long before realizing this could actually become a profession. After winning the first prize in the 1st national comics contest held by “Eleftherotypia” newspaper and “AKTO” art school, he began collaborating with “9” comics magazine (an insert of “Eleftherotypia”) and decided this was his calling. In Greece, he became famous with the so called “slice of life” comics, everyday stories on life in the city. He has worked on a variety of themes, from romantic and dramatic stories, to horror and science fiction. The Greek recession forced him to look for opportunities abroad, and nowadays he is working almost exclusively for international publishers.

Ilias Kyriazis started doing comics long before realizing this could actually become a profession. After winning the first prize in the 1st national comics contest held by “Eleftherotypia” newspaper and “AKTO” art school, he began collaborating with “9” comics magazine (an insert of “Eleftherotypia”) and decided this was his calling. In Greece, he became famous with the so called “slice of life” comics, everyday stories on life in the city. He has worked on a variety of themes, from romantic and dramatic stories, to horror and science fiction. The Greek recession forced him to look for opportunities abroad, and nowadays he is working almost exclusively for international publishers.

 

 

Credits

Direction & Post Production: Alexis Skoulidis
Camera – Director of Photography: Fotis Zigouris
Production Sound Mixer: Sokratis Tzovanis
Make‐up: Eleana Kalliamvakou

Interviews & Texts: Paris Kormaris
Project Manager: Agapi Tsakpinoglou

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