Vicki Psarias is a multi-award winning screenwriter, director and professional blogger.
Vicki is the recipient of awards including the prestigious Channel 4 4Talent Award, The World Spread’s Square Mile 30 Under 30 London Talent Award in association with CNN and is featured in The Observer’s Courvoisier The Future 500 for outstanding individuals amongst others. Vicki was also followed for Shorts International TV documentary Festival Road Trip for SKY in 2008 as her short film was nominated at the prestigious Raindance Film Festival.
Vicki’s body of eclectic commissions range from compelling drama to TV documentaries, cutting edge music videos and powerful short films which have screened at leading film festivals internationally from Dinard to Drama in Greece and sold worldwide tx’ing on UK, US and French television.
With a TV series based on her award winning short film Rifts about warring kebab shop owners in development with DLT Entertainment (My Family, Miranda) co-written with Phil Hughes and produced by Michaela Hennessy-Vass, Vicki also blogs professionally at her popular parenting and style blogs honestmum.com and mummygotstyle.com. There she writes for clients including John Lewis, Very, Waitrose, Evian, H&M, Flora, Lloyds Bank and more.
Vicki was BBC Radio Leeds’ film critic in 2012. In front of the camera she has written and presented for BBC2, Yahoo and Fairy Non Bio. She also featured in a live, filmed Google Hangout for L’Oréal Paris UK and Selfridges that was broadcast online, and recently modelled for luxury designer bag company Nova Harley worldwide and Fever London.
Vicki started her career working for Redbus (now Lionsgate UK) after graduating with distinction in her MA in Screen Drama from Goldsmiths, University of London at 21.
Vicki worked in development for the distributors and started to develop a feature film based on her award winning graduation film Rifts about warring kebab shop owners in house. She went on to develop and repackage a music documentary about Macy Gray whiles there and also cut her teeth in press and advertising.
Vicki lectures at Universities and Sixth Forms as a practitioner including Goldsmiths, University of London, St Mary’s University College, York St John’s University and Notre Dame Sixth Form. After being selected to attend the prestigious Berlinale Talent Campus at the Berlin Film Festival in 2006, Vicki returned to give a masterclass on working in the industry in 2009.
Vicki edited the Film & Festivals Magazine stocked across all Borders in the UK for two years from 2007-9.
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