Eleni Molfeta was born in 1995. She has studied directing, photography and acting in Athens. She works in the film industry for the past seven years, as producer, production manager, casting and assistant director in several short films, feature films and commercials. Her graduation short film Nekydallo, a personal testimony of self destruction and pain of a loss, won 13 awards around the world . The same year, she produced Madonna f64.0 which won and institute the Drama Queer Award at the Drama International Short Film Festival 2020.

 

Eleni was also selected as one of the Talents Sarajevo 2018, with a scene from her script Love, Loss & Oysters at the Film Stage Studio, part of the festival's program, guided by Gyula Gazdag which took place at the Sarajevo International Film Festival. Love, Loss & Oysters was also selected at the Script Station of Talents Sarajevo 2022, the lab was guided by Oliva Hetreed, Teresa Cavina, Jan Forsström and at the Torino Short Film Market (TSFM) Word - Frame Greece which was held this year, for the first time at the Drama International Short Film Festival, guided by Massimiliano Nardulli and Nazli Elif Durlu. In addition, her script of the short film Orizontas, a film about how loss can lead to creation, was selected at the New Arrivals: Go Short Campus at the Go Short Film Festival Nijmegen.

She is currently at the pre-production of her debut short film Thermokipio, a story about fictional worlds and reconciliation with loss and in development of the short film Love, Loss & Oysters, a love story about sentimental detachment. Her films are dealing with loss and trauma and her vision focuses in the poetry of images, between reality and fantasy.

She is also writing her first feature film "Broken Wing".

Who is Molfeta?

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hey!

I'm Molfeta. welcome to my world!

films

2023  ORIZONTAS | short film (script development)
              dir/prod: Eleni Molfeta
           

 

 

2022  THERMOKIPIO | short film (pre-production)

              dir/prod: Eleni Molfeta

 

2024  LOVE, LOSS & OYSTERS | short film (development)
              dir/prod: Eleni Molfeta
           

 

 

2025  BROKEN WING | feature film (script development)
              dir/prod: Eleni Molfeta
           

 

 

2020  MADONNA F64.0 | short film (completed)
             dir: Stavros Markoulakis
              prod: Eleni Molfeta, Mina Dreki, Marni Films

 

2018  NEKYDALLO | experimental short film (completed)
             dir/prod: Eleni Molfeta

education & workshops 

2022 Word - Frame Greece -  Torino Short Film Market

2022 Talents Sarajevo -  Sarajevo Film Festival

2022 Script Station -  Sarajevo Film Festival

2018 The sound in cinema- Alt Cine, Electra Venaki
2018 Talents Sarajevo -  Sarajevo Film Festival

2018 Film Stage Studio - Sarajevo Film Festival, Gyula Gazdag

2018 Meet the producers - Alt Cine

2018 MFI Script 2 Film Workshop - Mediterranean Film Institute

2018 New Arrivals: Go Short Campus - Go Short Film Festival Nijmegen

2017 Drama Pitching Lab - Drama International Short Film Festival

2016 Photography - Focus

2016 Film acting - Film School Gr

2016 Impovisation on acting - Dimitris Lalos  

2016 Scriptwriting - Nicos Panagiotopoulos

2016 Directing - Hellenic School Of Cinema & Television L. Stavrakos

2015 Film directing- Film School Gr

2015 Filmmaking - Yannis Oikonomidis

2013 Writing & body - Kinitiras Studio 

2013 Acting - Athens Drama School G. Theodosiades

2013 French Littérature - National University Of Athens

2013 Ecole Jeanne D' Arc

awards


2018 Best Picture Award - Star International Film Festival
2018 Best International Short Film - Lake View International Film Festival

2018 Special Mention Best Experimental Director - New York International Infest Film Festival

2018 Cinematic Achievement Award - Thess International Short Film Festival
2018 Best Experimental Short Film - Five Continents International Film Festival

2018 Best Director - Five Continents International Film Festival
2018 Audience Award - Five Continents International Film Festival
2018 Best Cinematography - Five Continents International Film Festival.

2018 Best Poster - Five Continents International Film Festival
2018 Special Mention Best Actress - Five Continents International Film Festival

2018 Best Student Film - Bucharest Shortcut Cinefest
2018 Best Experimental Short Film - Sacramento Underground Film & Arts Festival

 

speaking languages

Greek 
English
French 

2010 - present
2010 - present