Phedon Papamichael

Greek Film Director
Born 1962

Phedon Papamichael, ASC is a cinematographer and film director. Born in Athens, Greece, to a Greek father and a German mother, Papamichael came to the United States at age six when his father went to work as a production designer for John Cassavetes. He studied photography and art at the University of Munich, graduating with a degree in Fine Arts in 1982. He learned cinematography on the job, starting with Dance of the Damned in 1988.… Read More

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1962 Birth Born in 1962.


1988 26 Years Old He learned cinematography on the job, starting with Dance of the Damned in 1988.


1992 30 Years Old Papamichael made his directorial debut with Showtime's Sketch Artist in 1992.
1994 32 Years Old He also directed the 1994 independent film Dark Side of Genius. … Read More


2008 46 Years Old Phedon's most recent directed film From Within premiered April 25, 2008 at the Tribeca Film Festival and was later included as one of the films in the third After Dark Films 8 Films to Die For series.
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