Michael Hapeshis has been directing cinema for over ten years receiving awards and participating in major festivals around the world. Originally trained as an Architect, Michael is now concentrating on the script of his next feature, a Sci-Fi comedy dealing with the end of the world.
MICHAEL HAPESHIS was born in 1959 in Kyrenia, Cyprus. He spent the first years of his life in London, subsequently returning to Cyprus in 1964, at the age of five, to attend Greek school.
In 1974, he was uprooted from his homeland by the advancing Turkish troops, which destroyed everything in their way. The family emigrated once more back to England where Michael studied Architecture at Greenwich University from which he graduated in 1984. He begun to work as architect, pursuing in his spare time his second great love, filmmaking, which in the end has becomes his main activity.
Since February 2001, he created ACANTHUS FILMS through which he produced and directed numerous short films and documentaries. DINNER WITH MY SISTERS is his first full feature film which he wrote, produced and directed.