Iakovos Panagopoulos

Iakovos Panagopoulos is an award-winning Greek director, best known for his work A Still Sunrise (2017) and Flickering Souls Set Alight (2019).

Iakovos’ pioneering work is a combination of practical filmmaking and academic research. His goal is to narrow the gap between the two.

His major project so far, Flickering Souls Set Alight, is the cinematographic depiction of his research on ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis).

Iakovos’ first degree in Audio Visual Arts at the Ionian University, was followed by an MA in Cinematography at Bournemouth University. At the moment, he is completing his PhD on the work of Theo Angelopoulos at the University of Central Lancashire.
He is an active researcher, counting numerous international publications.

He is an official researcher in StoryLab Film Development Research Network.