Lefteris Fylaktos


Lefteris Fylaktos is a documentary filmmaker living in Athens, Greece. Since 2020, he is Head of the Culture, Education and Children’s Programming Department for ERT, the Greek Public Broadcasting Corporation. He is also the National Coordinator for INPUT – International Public TV Organization – Greece and a member of ERT’s Film Commission.

He has been active since 1997 in the conception and production of audio-visual content as Television Director and Commissioning Editor for ERT and as Independent Documentary Filmmaker and Freelance Director/Producer. His expertise includes several award-winning documentaries – including two audience awards at the Thessaloniki International Documentary Festival – and video projects for public, private and international organizations. Additionally, he has experience in cross-media projects and web-documentaries working for the Korsakow Institut in Berlin and ERT’s Hybrid TV Content Development Committee. He has served as jury and delegate for media organisations such as INPUT, Prix-Europa, the Japan Prize, the Thessaloniki International Documentary Festival, the Balkan Documentary Center, i.a. In 2012, he was awarded a Master’s Degree in Visual and Media Anthropology at Freie Universität Berlin.