Lefteris Charitos is a director of fiction and documentary films. He studied film at the Royal College of Art in London.
Since October 2022 he is the President of the Board of Directors at the Hellenic Film Academy.
He is known for the Drama Series “Agries Melisses” (ANT1 TV 2019-2022) which became an instant success. The feature-length documentary “Dolphin Man” (2017, Greece-France-Canada-Japan-Italy co-production, with ARTE, French and Greek Film Centers, WOWOW, SVT, Knowledge Network, ERT, RTS) received the IRIS Award for Best Documentary and Best Debut for a Director, in 2018. He has also directed several fiction and documentary series for Greek television, including the highly acclaimed historical documentary series “1821” and “To Taksidi tis Trofis” (Cosmote TV) and the crime fiction series “Amyna Zonis” (ERT). At the moment he is shooting the new series “H Magissa” for Antenna which will be shown next season and he has just completed the new documentary series for Cosmote TV, “Sosmena”.