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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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Phedon Papamichael.


1962 Birth He was born in Athens, Greece in 1962 to a Greek father and a German mother. … Read More


1988 26 Years Old His first job as a cinematographer was in the film Dance of the Damned in 1988.


1992 30 Years Old He later made his debut as a director in the film Showtime’s Sketch Artist in 1992 and two years later he directed Dark Side of Genius. … Read More
2000 38 Years Old In 2000 he was awarded the Prix Vision of the Avignon Film Festival for his cinematography in 27 Missing Kisses. … Read More
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