Vasilis Kekatos

Writer / Director

Vasilis Kekatos (1991) is a Greek writer and director. In 2016 he became a Sundance Ignite fellow and in 2019 he won the Palme d’or and the Queer Palm for best short film in the 72nd edition of Cannes Film Festival. With his films THE SILENCE OF THE DYING FISH (2018) and THE DISTANCE BETWEEN US AND THE SKY (2019) he has participated and awarded in many prestigious film festivals, such as Sundance, Telluride, Locarno, Sarajevo, Tallinn Black Nights, Palm Springs and Clermont-Ferrand. Beside directing, Vasilis has worked on the field of art photography, while he recently made a cover photoshoot for Vogue with Winnie Harlow. He is currently working on his debut feature film.