Syllas Tzoumerkas was born in 1978 in Thessaloniki. He directed short films and collaborated with various tv-documentary shows on episodes related to contemporary politics, 20th century history and literature. As an actor, he participated in stage and live-cinema performances, feature and short films.
“Homeland“, his debut feature film, had its world premiere at the International Critics’ Week of the 2010 Venice Film Festival. “A Blast“, his second feature, premiered at the International Competition of the Locarno Film Festival 2014 and currently screens in festivals and theaters around the world.
His next film project, “The Miracle of the Sargasso Sea“, is in development.