About Zafeiris Haitidis




Zafeiris Haitidis is of Greek origin, born in London, UK, in 1974. He is an O-1 U.S. Visa beneficiary for “Extraordinary Ability as a Director”, status verified by the Directors Guild of America, with 25+ years in the mass media entertainment industry. He holds a B.Sc. in Broadcasting & Film from Boston University. Starting off in the United States, since 1994 he has been professionally active in commercials, feature film, television, documentary and theatre productions. He resides in Brooklyn, New York, where he works as a director, filmmaker, screenwriter and producer.

His body of work as a  director includes: innovative (multimedia) theatre performances; fashion, dance and music videos; TV cultural shows and educational programs; web-series and documentaries; as well as award-winning short films, which have been screened theatrically and have competed in many international film festivals. As director-cinematographer his collaborations include media companies such as Netflix, National Geographic Studios, BBC, Arte, the National Film Board of Canada, and with VICE Greece, on topics of sociopolitical interest.

Currently, Zafeiris is preparing his debut feature film, a World War II-inspired survival adventure / psychological thriller.




2019    The Greek Holocaust (documentary) Producer / Director of photography

2017    Maniera Greca (short film) Director of photography

2016    Refugee (political music video) Director / Cinematographer / Stock footage

2016    NO/WAY OUT (feature film demo) Director / Producer / Writer

2016    Metalmark (performance art video) Director / Cinematographer

2016    Breaking Free (music video) Director / Cinematographer / Stock footage

2016    Smile (music video) Director / Cinematographer

2016    Vice Greekology (documentary web series – 1 episode) Director / Cinematographer

2016    Vice Meets (documentary web series – 4 episodes) Director / Cinematographer

2016    Vice Metropolitans (documentary web series – 12 episodes) Director / Cinematographer

2015    Talk Of The Town (TV show – 5 episodes) Director / Cinematographer

2015    Paolo’s Dream (documentary) Director of photography

2015    Art Of Theatre (backstage documentary) Director / Cinematographer

2014    Promakhos (feature film) Second Unit Director / Cinematographer / Stock footage

2014    Trip Of The Chef (web show – 2 episodes) Co-Creator / Director / Cinematographer

2013    9+1 Muses (cultural TV show – 15 hourly episodes) Director

2012    Greek Chronicle Project 2012 (documentary series – 10 videos) Director / Cinematographer

2012    Mousiki Mastoura (music video) Director / Cinematographer

2011    Red Zone (documentary) Director / Writer

2010    Web Odyssey (educational TV program – 5 episodes) Director

2009    Stories Without Ending (educational TV program – 5 episodes) Director

2009    S For Sugah (music video) Director / Cinematographer

2009    Beatbox Project (documentary) Director / Cinematographer

2009    Scetchophrenia: Frame By Frame (documentary Pilot) Director

2009    West Of Eden (short film) Director / Co-Producer / Writer

2007    Eternal Kiparissia (documentary) Director

2006    Time Out (short film) Director / CoProducer / Writer

2002    Panic Room (short film) Director / Producer / Writer