Stelios Kammitsis studied Cinema at SUNY Purchase in New York. He has worked alongside film director Theodoros Angelopoulos and choreographer Dimitris Papaioannou. In 2012 his first feature film, titled ΚΩΛΟΠΑΙΔΑ (JERKS) opened in theatres in Greece. In 2015 he wrote, produced and directed his short film DOWNHILL. His latest film , THE MAN WITH THE ANSWERS has been released in cinemas in various countries and won many prices in film festivals around the world, scoring a nomination for Best Screenplay at the Greek academy awards in 2022.
Felony Productions was founded in Cyprus by director Stelios Kammitsis with the aim to produce films of higher artistic and commercial value, structured as an international co-production, which will travel to festivals and will gain audiences abroad. The company is also keen to explore new opportunities in the field of filmmaking, and expand with international collaborations in Greece and abroad. In 2016 the company started its collaboration with producer, and shareholder of the company, Vicky Micha and was re-established under the name Felony Film Productions LTD in order to expand its activities with production offices both in Nicosia, Cyprus, and Athens Greece and a colour correction studio. The company has produced so far two feature films and co-produced many more feature and short films.
Felony is the main producer of the film THE MAN WITH ANSWERS (directed by Stelios Kammitsis), a European co-production shot in more than three countries in co-production with the Ministry of Education and Culture of Cyprus, the Hellenic Cinema Center, ERT, and the Apuglia Film Commission and IDM Südtirol Altro Adige of Italy. The film is currently making its festival journey, starting with the Santa Barbara International Film Festival in the USA. It has already been sold for distribution in the United Kingdom, Ireland, the USA, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Thailand and Hong Kong. Its international sales are made by the German company m-appeal. Other co-productions of the company are the films STILL RIVER (Black Nights Film Festival 2018) by Angelos Frantzis, PACK OF SHEEP by Dimitris Kanellopoulos, WISHBONE by Penny Panagiotopoulou (in post-production) and ANIMAL by Sofia Exarchou (in pre-production).
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