Director’s Bio



Tony Asimakopoulos is a Montreal-based Canadian film director, cinematographer and freelance editor of Greek origin.He studied at Montreal’s Concordia University earning a degree in film production in 1993. His short film Jimmy Fingers was awarded the “Prix de le Rélève”, for most promising Quebec filmmaker, at the 1991 Festival de jeune cinema in Montreal. This was followed by his short Mama’s Boy, that screened at the Toronto International Film Festival and in Montreal, Locarno, Göteburg and Melbourne.

After some years developing video apprenticeship programs for youth-at-risk, he wrote and directed Horsie’s Retreat, a dramatic feature in 2004 at the Canadian Film Centre, and the Global Television docudrama series Canadian Case Files in 2005 and 2006.

Asimakopoulos has also directed a series of online comedy shorts for the CBC Radio One program WireTap with Jonathan Goldstein.