Christos Sourligas


Christos Sourligas is a multiple award-winning film and television Writer, Director and Producer. His debut feature ELEPHANT SHOES was the darling of the film festival circuit, winning awards and selling out screenings across the world. His second feature film HAPPY SLAPPING was the world’s first feature film entirely shot on smartphones. Christos also produced the documentary DOCKSIDE TO BEDSIDE: 100 YEARS OF HERZL about Canada’s first free family medical clinic, which premiered on CityTV. Most recently, he produced and directed the lifestyle television series GEEK ME! for Bell Media, and recently produced MONTREALERS for Videotron.

Christos’ short film credits include THE LAST SUPPERVOMIT BOY, and PARK EX., which was awarded the Canadian Multicultural Award by the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television. In his previous career, he worked as a television series distributor. During his 12-year tenure as VP Television Sales for the world-renowned comedy production company Just For Laughs, television properties entered the homes of over 1.5 billion television viewers worldwide, the shows airing in over 140 countries, and on 100 airlines. What’s more, when JUST FOR LAUGHS GAGS was licensed to ABC (USA), it became the first “made for Canada” television series ever to be broadcast on a primetime US network. Following that, Christos went on to work for prestigious production companies such as QuebeComm, Encore Television, Dakota Pictures (Los Angeles), and Media Ranch.

He serves as a volunteer with various awards events and festivals (International Emmy Awards, Banff World Television Festival Awards, ACTRA Awards, Yorkton Film Festival, Amerasia Film Festival, Professional Writers Association of Canada), and non-profit organizations (Montreal Film Group, Youth Employment Services, French for the Future) in various roles, including programming and promotion, and as a board member, jury head, juror, and mentor.