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Etienne Kallos

Grèce, Afrique du Sud


Réalisateur et scénariste sud-africain et grec.

Ses parents sont d’origine grecque. Il a fait ses études de cinéma à la New York University (USA). En 2009, il a présenté son film de fin d’études à Cannes, Berlin, Sundance et Venise.


Greek-South African screenwriter and film director.

Graduated at New York University (2009), Etienne Kallos is a Greek-South African screenwriter and film director. In 2009, Etienne’s 30-minute fiction, Eersgeborene (Firstborn), was the first Afrikaans- language film to win the Corto Cortissimo Lion for best short film at the Venice IFF. It had its American premiere at the 2009 Telluride Film Festival after which it won many other awards such as a Hollywood Foreign Press Association Fellowship, the Atlanta Film Festival Jury Award for’Best Dramatic Short’, a Warner Bros. Production Prize, a Wasserman Prize for Best Direction at New York University and the National Board of Review Student Film Award. Etienne’s fiction short Doorman, had its European premiere at the 2006 Cannes Film Festival and its American premiere at the 2007 Sundance Film Festival before being distributed on DVD throughout North America by Strand Releasing. His documentary work has screened at the Berlin IFF. His documentary short film, Jane’s Birthday Trip was a national finalist at the 2006 Student Academy Awards. Etienne’s screenplay The Harvesters [2017] will be his feature film debut. The script was developed at the Cannes Cinefondation Residence, through which he won the Groupama Gan Opening Shot award. It was also developed at the Sundance Institute’s Screenwriters Lab where Etienne won a Sundance Institute Mahindra’Global Filmmaker Award’.

2017 – The Harvesters [2017, in Post-Production]
2014 – Vrystaat (Free State), Drama, 110 min /
Script Station 2014
2009 – Eersgeborene, short fiction
2006 – Doorman, short fiction
2005 – Jane’s Birthday Trip, short documentary

Source: (Venice 2017).


Regista Sudafricano di origine greca