Planton Theodoris

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Platon Theodoris is a Sydney writer, director & filmmaker. After competing at the Slamdance Film Festival in early 2016, his debut feature film Alvin’s Harmonious World of Opposites went on to a bespoke theatrical release in Indonesia, the USA & Australia, garnering critical acclaim. It won the Jury Prize for Best First Feature at the 50th Houston Film Festival & the Director’s Choice Award at the 9th Sydney Underground Film Festival. Alvin was released digitally in September 2017 with The Guardian Newspaper listing it as some of the best films streaming in Australia.

Prior to this, his three short films Sunrise, Lakemba and Parasoul screened at film festivals including Singapore, London BFI, Busan, Vancouver, Brisbane & St Kilda. Platon's branded content, tv commercial and short-form work span four continents, twelve countries, various languages and across an eclectic range of communication objectives. This includes campaigns for big corporate brands such as Google & Coca-Cola to smaller intimate character portraits and documentaries for charities, NGO's and communities. His controversial and sometimes subversive music videos for local and international performers have seen Platon collect two MTV Music Video Awards, for bands Naif & Club Eighties. Platon has an Arts Degree from The University of NSW, which included a two-year exchange to The Jakarta Institute of Arts in Indonesia. Platon enjoys ocean swimming, cycling and yoga.