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GREGORIS RENTIS LANDS AT MINDSEYE.
16 May 2022

Are MindsEye about to diversify into electrical engineering? After all, new signing Gregoris Rentis has a master's degree from Imperial College London. If Hughie Phillips decides resistors and diodes are the way forward, DAVID will keep you posted.

For now though, MindsEye are more interested in Rentis's commercial reel, which includes this tasty piece of work for Lidl. The discount supermarket reckon Earth is a "big, wonderful, colourful plate", and the Athens-born director responds with a mixed-media romp with an environmental bent.


Thanks to this and other culinary ads, Phillips and company are "thrilled to welcome Gregoris to the MindsEye directing roster". They're also keen to support the Greek's feature film career, which kicked off with a sinewy documentary about mercenaries on the Gulf of Aden.

Whether he's focused on maritime security or vegan cheese, Rentis, according to MindsEye, delivers "fresh, relatable characters with bold, contemporary styling and creative, kinetic camerawork." All he needs now is the right script.


You can discuss Gregoris Rentis further with Hughie Phillips on 020 7636 4100 or use hughie@mindseye.london.

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