Ioanna studied Mathematics – Statistics and Operations Research. She joined Argonauts Productions team in 2006, supervising the post-production phase for the Argonauts’ films and since the last four years she produces her own projects. From 2017 she participates in the company’s shareholding.
Her filmography includes, among others, the international co-productions: BALLAD FOR A PIERCED HEART by Yannis Economides (associate producer & post production coordinator), ROZA OF SMYRNA, the box-office hit in Greece with more than 360.000 admissions (associate producer & post production supervisor), STRATOS by Yannis Economides, which had its world premiere in the Competition Programme of the 64th Berlin International Film Festival (assistant producer & post production coordinator) and the omnibus project DO NOT FORGET ME ISTANBUL (post production supervisor).
As Producer, she just completed Sonia Liza Kenterman’s first feature TAILOR, a Greek, German, Belgian co-production. She is in the post production of Vivian Papageourgiou’s short animation LOST & FOUND, in co-production with Cosmote TV. She produced the documentary BEHIND THE WALL about Dimitris Papaioannou’s performance Still Life, by Nefeli Sarri, being the only producer so far to showcase his work on a documentary with his consent. She is in financing of Assimina Proedrou’s first feature BEHIND THE HAYSTACKS, a Greek, German, North Macedonian co-production, which took part in MFI Script Workshop 2016, Sarajevo Script Station 2015, Berlinale Script Station 2016, First Films First 2016-2017, EAVE Producers Workshop 2018 and won two awards in Crossroards Co-Production Market Thessaloniki IFF 2016, including CNC award. Continuing her collaboration with Thanasis Neofotistos, after his successful short film PATISION AVENUE (world premiere in 75th Venice IFF, three awards in Clermont- Ferrand 2019 and huge success in more than 60 prestigious festival editions), she is now in financing of Thanasis’ first feature PETER AND THE WOLF (working title), which was developed at the co-production training program TEEP 2015, MFI Script Workshop 2016 and First Films First 2017-2018.
Ioanna is an EAVE Producers Workshop 2018 and a Sarajevo Talent 2016 alumna and she has attended the Maia Workshops 2017 and the EP2C Postproduction Workshop 2014.