Filmosophy prides itself in having a skilled team of journalists, artists and producers, who conjoint make it possible to achieve the best possible outcome.

Anna Papanikola

CEO – Executive Producer

Anna is a journalist and producer and also the founder of Dutch production company Filmosophy.

As a journalist she was the Editor in Chief in the docu-series Rende-vous for the Greek Public Television (ERT) and Editor in Chief for the awarded TV series “Protagonists” (MEGA Channel) created by the leader of the political party Potami, Stavros Theodorakis.

She was also a Commissioning Editor at Antenna TV. Her latest works as a producer include the series “God’s Cuisine” for History Channel (Cosmote TV) and the series “The history of fashion in Greece” for ERT.

Anna was also on the teams that were awarded with the Ermis Awards for branded documentaries such as “The lighthouses” for Sony and “Is there love?” for Lacta (Nestle).


Katia Papanikola

Art Director

Katia Papanikola is an artist and curator based in Amsterdam.

Katia studied Interactive Design & Unstable Media at the Gerrit Rietveld Academy in

Amsterdam, and she is currently doing her postgraduate in Media Design at the Willem de Kooning Academy in Rotterdam. She also holds a diploma in music from the National Conservatoire of Athens, Greece.

She has participated and curated international exhibitions at fairs in galleries in Miami, NYC, Basel and London. She has been involved in various projects for non-profit organizations such as Schloss Broellin in Germany and she is the founder of “The

Filmosophy Foundation” which has the mission to support talented artists around the globe.

She has worked as an art director for the TV program “Protagonists” (Mega Channel/Greece) and as a Director of Photography in documentaries such us “The Lighthouses”, a branded documentary for SONY.

Leonidas Panonides


Leonidas is a restless producer and director. He has frequently been awarded for his contribution as film director, such as at the London Film Festival for his documentary “Immersion”, which found place in Sierra Leone and was commissioned by Action Aid.
He is highly concerned over social themes and has directed and co-produced in collaboration with Action Aid, few documentaries regarding the Third World Countries. Moreover, he has directed various branded documentaries, advertisements, as well as shows for the Hellenic Television.
His latest awards are for the Aegean airlines, OTE and SONY and the documentary “Is there love?” for Lacta.

Themis Kardiolakas

Food Content Creator

Themis Kardiolakas studied Law Economics at the University of Athens. In 2002 she moved to New York where she completed her postgraduate studies in the New York University and worked at the Greek Press Office. She returned to Greece in 2005 and took a MBA at ALBA Graduate Business School while dealing with public relations and communication.

In 2013, she takes the initiative to deal with child nutrition. Since then she has published four cooking books for mums: Mom, I do not eat “green”! (2013), No More Gluten, Mom (2014), 30 recipes with vegetables for smiling children and happy mums (2018) and What will I eat at school, mom? (2018).

She has worked with big companies to create children’s prescriptions (AB Vassilopoulos, Barba Stathis, Melissa, Uncle Ben’s, La Vache Qui Rit, etc.) and has delivered cooking classes for mums and children. She has been cooking for many shows on TV and has been presenting the Happy Kids Happy Day Happy Child on Alpha TV in the last 3 years. Her recipes have been hosted in magazines and newspapers. On her website, www.mamaknows.gr, and her channel on You Tube (Mama Knows), you can find all of her recipes.


Nina-Maria Paschalidou


Nina-Maria is a documentary director and producer.

Her web documentary The Prism GR2011, www.theprism.tv, a multimedia project and film about the Greek Crisis was an Official Selection at IDFA 2011, a Finalist at the Picture of the Year Awards 2012, and won a Webby Award in 2012.

Her film “Kismet“, co-produced with Al Jazeera and ARTE and other networks nominated for the IDFA 2013 Best Mid-Length Documentary Award, the PRIX EUROPA 2014 Best European Intercultural Television Programme Award (TV IRIS) and the VIII Ahmed Attia Award 2014 at Medimed.

Her last film “The Snake Charmer”, co-produced with Al Jazeera and ERT received the Youth Jury Award at the Thessaloniki International Documentary Festival (2017) and it was nominated for the Prix Europa Award (TV Documentary, 2017).

She received her undergraduate degree in Mass Communications at Boston University and her graduate degree in Entrepreneurship at Bentley University. She has studied film at La Femis in Paris and at NYU in New York. She is also a Fellow in the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University, in Washington D.C.

Eirini Anestiadou

Managing Director

Ioanna Kitsara

Producer-Casting Director

Lia Lappa

Editor in Chief

Kostas Giannakidis


Kostas Giannakidis has studied Economics and has been working as a journalist and editor since 1989. Throughout his career, he has collaborated with some of the most influential newspapers, TV channels and radio stations in Greece. He is considered one of the pioneer journalists in electronic publishing and internet (web) journalism in Greece, as he was the editor in chief of the first greek web newspaper, back in 1995. Currently, he is writing for protagon.gr, and “Fileleftheros” newspaper, he has a column in Athens Voice and he also presents a daily radio show on Best 92.6.
His first theatre play “It hasn’t dawned yet ” was staged in Athens in 2012.

Giorgos Kokkalis


Aspasia Daskalopoulou

Documentary Researcher

Aspasia is a science and medical journalist and … at Filmosophy. She studied environmental science at the University of the Aegean in Greece and completed her master’s degree in Science and Medical Journalism at Boston University’s College of Communications in the USA. She took documentary courses at Harvard University and worked in science documentary production for the National Geographic Channel and NOVA series of PBS television. After her return to Greece, she worked at the television documentary series Protagonistes and as an in-house science journalist at the National Center for Scientific Research “Demokritos”. Today, she is the science editor of the Greek daily newspaper Kathimerini and a member of the nonprofit enterprise “SciCo”, whose aim is to communicate scientific issues to the public via innovative and entertaining ways.