Fil Ieropoulos

Fil Ieropoulos is a filmmaker and artist, born in Athens in 1978 and raised in northern Greece. He studied cinema and media arts in the UK and in 2009 completed his PhD on poetics and film.

He has been working at Buckinghamshire New University since 2003. He has participated in festivals, exhibitions and conferences in Greece, the UK, Germany, Switzerland, the US, working with the Greek National Opera, Athens & Epidaurus Festival, Neuköllner Oper, Athens Biennale, the Onassis Foundation, Freud Museum, the Athens School of Fine Arts etc.

His film ORFEAS2021, a queer adaptation of Claudio Monteverdi’s L’Orfeo, was nominated at the Hellenic Film Awards.

Since 2012, he also frequently operates as part of the conceptual duo FYTA, having participated in a number of international events as performers, but also as curators. He was a founding member and curator of the queer music label FYTINI, the performance art platforms Sound Acts and Glam Slam! and the queer activist initiatives LALA and Athens Festival of Queer Performance.