Maria Filini was born in Nafplio, Greece. She studied acting at the Archi Drama School of Athens. Since 2003, she performed in various stage performances in several venues in Athens, directed by directors Y.Dalianis (Norway, today), Th.Moschopoulos (The Boy With the Suitcase), V.Georgiadou (The Certificate), Th.Glinatsis (Frankenstein), I.Dimadis (Four Little Girls). She performed as an actress in a series of performances by the Blitz Theater Group in several venues in Athens and across Europe (New Order, The House, Katerini, Cinemascope, Late Night), and Vassilis Mevrogeorgiou (A Night in February, Nothing but the Truth co-director, Lions, A Massive Explosion, The Two Gentlemen of Verona). Together with fellow actors Katerina Mavrogiorgi, Vassilis Mavrogeorgiou, Serafim Rodis and Nikos Maramathas she co-funded the Skrow Theater Group and the Skrow Theater venue in Athens. She currently performs and/or co-directs in the Skrow theater’s performances (Up to Now, Absolute Machine, Stories of Self-Sacrifice, etc.). A Blast is her first appearance in a feature film. For her performance in A Blast, she was awarded with the Best Debut by an Actress Award at the Athens International Film Festival. Her upcoming film credits include Yorgos Zois’ Interruption (2015) and Elina Psykou’s Iwo and Sofia (in production).
- Interruption by Yorgos Zois
- A Blast by Syllas Tzoumerkas