Born with dual Greek/German nationality, Efthimis Kosemund Sanidis studied Informatics Engineering in Athens and then Contemporary Arts at Le Fresnoy - Studio National in France. His films have been screened and have won acclaim at major film festivals such as Venice, Locarno, Clermont-Ferrand, art venues like Forum des Images, Centre Pompidou, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, and have been distributed on platforms like Festival Scope and MUBI. He is a member of the Hellenic Film Academy and an alumnus of the Berlinale and Sarajevo Talents. 

He is currently developing his debut feature film project, ‘That Burning Light’, which participated in the Cinelink Co-Production Market of the Sarajevo IFF 2018, was part of the Meet the Future program of Thessaloniki IFF 2019, has been selected by the TorinoFilmLab FeatureLab program 2020 and the Oxbelly Screenwriters Lab 2020. | iMDb | Vimeo

'All the Fires the Fire' (2019, 25')
Locarno / Pardi di domani, Clermont-Ferrand (Special Jury Prize), Kurzfilmtage Winterthur (HYBT Award), Reykjavík, Athens (Best Actor Award), ZINEBI, Curta Cinema, Hellenic Academy Awards (nominated for Best Short Film) a.o.

'Astrometal' (2017, 15')
Venice / Orizzonti, Short Waves, Filmfest Dresden, Uruguay, Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin, Black Canvas Festival de Cine Contemporáneo, Minimalen a.o.

'Unbuilt Light' (2017, 29')
Sarajevo, Athens (2nd Best Short Film Award, Special Mention for Cinematography), Hellenic Academy Awards (nominated for Best Short Film) a.o.

'ΙΙ' (2014, 16')
Locarno / Pardi di domani, ISFF in Drama (Special Award, Best Cinematography Award), Athens (Best Film award, Best Direction award), Leeds, Tétouan, Tous Courts a.o.