Sun & Shadow


There was light and it was brutal. The shadows could not heal. The Boy had fallen into sleep. The Girl was recalling and the sand was everywhere.

Screening Schedule

No physical screenings scheduled.

Available at the Agora Market TIFF63.

Direction: Melina Loukanidou
Script: Melina Loukanidou
Cinematography: Mihalis Gkatzogias
Editing: Melina Loukanidou
Sound: Yorgos Bisdikis, George Sarantinos
Music: Yorgos Bisdikis
Actors: Lia Basta, Nicholas Seymour Stathopoulos
Production: Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTh), Faculty of Fine Arts, School of Film
Producers: Melina Loukanidou, Yorgos Bisdikis
Costumes: Chrysa Serdari
Sets: Chrysa Serdari
Format: DCP
Color: Color
Production Country: Greece
Duration: 15΄
Awards/Distinctions: Best Sound Design (Yorgos Bisdikis), Best Cinematography “Dinos Katsourides” Award (Michalis Gkatzogias)

Melina Loukanidou

Melina was born in 1996 and grew up in Thessaloniki. She is a final-year student in the Film Department at the School of Fine Arts of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. Now, she lives and works in the audiovisual sector in Athens. Her first film Chimera has participated and been awarded at many festivals in Greece and abroad. The short film Photosensitivity is her graduation film.


2019 Chimera (short)
2022 Sun & Shadow (short)