screenwriter / director
Panayiota is a London-based writer/director. Her work is backed by the Talent Campus at the London Screenwriter’s Festival and the London Playwriting Lab. She is an alumnus of the LSWF Writer’s Room for both Casualty and Doctors. Panayiota holds a Masters in Screenwriting from the London College of Communication. Raised in Hackney, she is of British Greek-Cypriot heritage. Her writing explores themes of mental health, care and disability, drawing on her 20 years experience as a family carer. Her first commissioned play gets its 2-week run Off-West end in 2019.
Back to Hackney
play – drama
status – currently in pre-production with Theatro Technis, Camden, London.
The Ripple Effect
WINNER of Academy of Live and Recorded Arts Short Film Script Competition
An Unsuitable Boy
WINNER of the London Greek Film Festival Odysseus Audience Choice Award