Yorgos Rahmatoulin was born in Nicosia, Cyprus in 1972 and lived the first years of his life in Moscow.
In his teenage years, he become interested in photography and cinema. His love for the art of photography let him to discontinue his studies in mechanical engineering and go to London where he completed a course on camera lighting and camera techniques. He continued his studies at the Stavrakos Film School in Athens, where he also began to work in the field of cinema and advertising. Since 2009, he works exclusively as a director of photography.
The sun, the shadows, the colours, the reflections are always his companion even not at work. Street photographers, as Alex Webb and David Alan Harvey are his constant inspiration for showing how simple light can be so striking.
His latest feature film is "Pause" by Tonia Mishiali.
The International Short Film Festival of Cyprus