Sol Papadopoulos is a producer and director at Hurricane Films. After a short spell in the Merchant Navy as a marine engineer, Sol began his creative career as a still photographer working in editorial, fashion, and portraiture before moving into film via a 16mm course at the National Film School. He produced and directed a number of social documentaries as a self-shooter, collecting numerous awards along the way. Amongst his factual output, he conceived and directed two landmark series for Granada and PBS America – Warship – and the winner of the 2007 CINE Golden Eagle Award – Warplane. Sol’s work has been commissioned and screened on The BBC, Channel Four, ITV and internationally in the USA on National Geographic Channel and PBS – as well as in over forty other countries.
Hurricane Films is an award-winning production company based in Liverpool, UK. Credits include The Last Bus, Sometimes Always Never, A Quiet Passion, A Prayer Before Dawn, and the BAFTA nominated Of Time and The City.
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