Spiros Mantzarlis

55 Pesmazoglou str. 14561

Kifissia, Athens, Greece

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Professional Activities 1993 - Present    - Greece. Advertising photography, digital presentations and CD-ROM productions.


- Greek National Tourism Organization. Production and direction of a multilingual interactive CD-ROM entitled “Meteora, Ten Centuries of Live History” to promote the tourism in the region of Thessaly, central Greece and the Holy Monasteries of Meteora.

- Organization for the Promotion of the Greek Civilization. Direction of an interactive production for the Museum of Byzantine Civilization and the archaeological site of Mystras.

- Meteora. Photographed, digitized and created the archives of the heirlooms of the Holy Monastery of St. Stephen and Varlaam.

- Created promotional material for publications and company profiles for: Elefsis Shipyards, BAYER Hellas, National Bank of Greece, European Technical SA, Mercury-Quicksilver, Olympic brewery, Viniculture Skouras and Antonopoulos, Eleftheroudakis bookstores

- Kaleidoscope. In 2001, I created - Kaleidoscope - a workshop center for music -eurythmics - creative entertainment for children and photography, in a custom constructed building in Athens. A group of 18 professionals with national and international acknowledgment as well as visiting professionals from the U.S., Canada, Europe and Africa, held workshops related to music, dance, theater and photography.

1989-1991 - Chief Picture editor, Italy and the Vatican, Reuters news agency. Responsible for the company’s clients receiving the Reuters photographic service, the photographic coverage of all the events within the country and the Vatican and covered all major trips of the Pontiff in Africa and Far East. In charge of the set-up and the logistics of the photographic coverage of the 1990 world soccer championship that took place in the country in 12 different cities simultaneously.

1985 -1989 - Photographer, Reuters News Agency. Based in Athens with major assignments in Beirut, Lebanon the Arab Gulf, Dubai, Occupied territories, Israel, Africa, former Yugoslavia.

1981 - 1985  - Photographer, United Press International, [ UPI ]. Extensive trips to Beirut, Lebanon during the war, Syria, Iraq, Iran. 

1979 - 1980 Freelance photographer based in New York.

1977- 1979   - Photographer, FLI, [Spanish News Agency ] based in Madrid.

    Professional training and studies

- Audiovisual communications, PRO-DEO university, Rome, Italy.

- Professional school of photography, Instituto ANIS, Rome, Italy.

- Television news and production, Italian Television RAI, Florence, Italy.

- Engraving, National Engraving Institute, Rome, Italy.
- High school of Fine Arts,    Primo Liceo Artistico, Rome, Italy.

   Foreign languages
- English, Italian, Spanish.