Christina Georgiou

(born in 1980, in Nicosia, Cyprus, resident in Cyprus), composer. She studied music at King's College London (ΒMus Hons) and at City University (MA, PhD), receiving three awards in piano performance in London and Brussels. She has performed in Cyprus, Greece, the U.K., France, Belgium and Hungary. Returning to her homeland, she taught at the Hellenic College of Music and the Music Lyceum of Nicosia and served as the President of the Pancyprian Organization of Private Music Teachers for four years. Soon, she became involved in film making as a composer and screenwriter, beginning with music for the feature documentary The Island of Spies and screenplay, music and sound design for the animation short films Ants in a Jar. Since 2004 she has composed chamber music and works for the theatre, television, dance performances and media installations. More recent works include music for the award-winning feature Fish'n Chips (2011) and the archaeological documentary Entelechy (2010), and the short films Rupert's Ship (United States) and Clocked up (Lithuania). In October 2012, the short film Genesis 2:26, featuring screenplay, music and sound design by Christina Georgiou, received the Primo Premio at the Videominuto Film Festival held in Florence, while her short screenplay Eternity and a night was awarded at the Micrografi competition in Athens. Apart from her compositional activities, Christina is also the collaborating musicologist of the Cyprus Symphony Orchestra Foundation, a scientific collaborator of the Department of Arts of European University Cyprus and a member of the editioral board of the arts Journal Anef. She was an award winning film composer and screenwriter and a member of the European Film Academy (2012).
Selected works: Shadowboxing (Short, Cyprus, 2012) Original Soundtrack, A soul's adventure (Short Cyprus, 2012) Original Soundtrack, Jellyfish (Experimental video, 2010) Original Soundtrack.TV: Diet Please (Tv series, Cyprus, 2009) Original Opening Theme Music, Cyprus National Theatre Award 2012, Original Music, The Little Prince, Original Music, Piggy Banks, Don Quixote-Music Editor.
Awards: Best Soundtrack Award at the Monaco International Film Festival 2008 for the film Styx.

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