Orestis Andreadakis is the Director of the Thessaloniki International Film Festival and Thessaloniki Documentary Festival. He was a founding member of the Athens International Film Festival “Opening Nights” (1995) and the Athens Open Air Film Festival (2010), where he was a director from 2007 to 2016. He has worked as a film critic and a journalist in newspapers, magazines and television and he has designed, curated and presented a number of art exhibitions in Athens, Thessaloniki, and Geneva. In 2017, he was the curator of the Greek Pavillion of the 57th Venice Biennale. In 2013, he was decorated as a Chevalier dans l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by France. Dark Plural, his debut poetry book, was awarded the Golden Prize for Best Illustration at the 2022 Greek Visual Communication Design Awards.