Renée Marie Petropoulos




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Renée Marie Petropoulos is an award winning Greek-Australian filmmaker from Sydney, Australia. Her most recent short film, Tangles and Knots (2018), premiered at the Berlinale 2018: Generation 14Plus competition, followed by screenings at the SXSW 2018, Palm Springs International Shortfest 2018, Melbourne International Film Festival 2018 and many more renowned festivals worldwide. The film was also nominated for the 2018 AACTA Award for Best Short Fiction Film, the 2019 ADG Award for Best Direction in a Student Short Film and won the Canon Award for Best Direction at Flickerfest 2019. Since receiving her MFA in Directing at Columbia University, Renée has continued to push her cinematic practices, with a particular focus on female-driven stories.