Val Athanassiou

Actor | Producer | Music Department
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KNOWN FOR 
Murder Calls Australia (2017) | Lead Me Astray (2015) | Old School (2014)
NICKNAME  
Rockdog
HEIGHT 
5' 11" (1.80m)
AGE RANGE *
Performs ages 40-55
GUILDS *
AACTA | EQUITY (AU)
ETHNICITY *
Mediterranean
HAIR *
Salt/Pepper (Short)
EYES *
Brown
WEIGHT *
198 lbs
PHYSIQUE *
Average
VOICE TYPE *
Tenor
ATHLETICS *
Baseball | Bowling | Cycling | Fencing | Football | Soccer | Squash | Sailing | Mountain Biking | Rugby League | Archery | Cricket | Scuba Diving | Firearms  Less
ACCENTS *
Australian | British | Cockney | French | German | Irish | Italian | Scottish | South African | New Zealand | General American | Appalachian  Less
LANGUAGES *
Greek
DANCE *
Greek
WORK HISTORY *
Commercial | Film | Industrial | Internet | Music Video | Radio | Television | Theater | Voice Over  Less
JOB TYPES *
Acting | Camera Operation | Directing | Production | Props | Writing | Editing | Producing  Less
CITIZENSHIP *
AU (with valid passport) (Not authorized to work in United States)
UNPAID WORK *
Not willing to work unpaid
VANITY URL *
https://www.imdb.me/valathanassiou
* Starred info submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume (has not been verified by IMDb).

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Past Film & Video (7 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (11 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for GlitchGlitch (TV Series) Foreman (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017 1
  • Primary photo for Murder Calls AustraliaMurder Calls Australia (TV Series) Charles Bezzina (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017 1
  • Primary photo for Deadly WomenDeadly Women (TV Series) Frank Columbo / Robert Yesconis / Andrew Sanchez (3 episodes, 2013)  Less 2013–2015 3
  • Primary photo for Old SchoolOld School (TV Series) Stavros (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014 1
  • Primary photo for Dark MindsDark Minds (TV Series) Joshua Brewer (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014 1
  • Primary photo for Behind Mansion WallsBehind Mansion Walls (TV Series) Larry Aylor (2 episodes, 2013)  Less 2013 2
  • Primary photo for As Australian AsAs Australian As (TV Mini-series) Mr. Vertzayas (2010)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for The DiplomatThe Diplomat (TV Movie) Bar Patron (uncredited)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for The InformantThe Informant (TV Movie) Bar Patron (uncredited)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Home and AwayHome and Away (TV Series) Prison Officer / Memorial Guest (2 episodes, 2008)  Less 2008 2
    • Episode #1.4663 (Jun 18, 2008) Prison Officer (uncredited)  Less
    • Episode #1.4584 (Feb 28, 2008) Memorial Guest (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for All SaintsAll Saints (TV Series) Nurse / Restaurant Patron / Paramedic (3 episodes, 2007)  Less 2007–2008 3
    • Beginnings (Apr 1, 2008) Nurse (uncredited)  Less
    • Precious Moments (Jun 19, 2007) Restaurant Patron (uncredited)  Less
    • Back on Track (Mar 27, 2007) Paramedic (uncredited)  Less
Self (1 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE

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Additional Credits (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

CommercialsCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • NRMA Assist * – Francis the Patrolperson / Lead Infinity Squared / Dan Reisinger
  • Aussie Home Loans - Second Opinion * – Head Waiter / Featured 303Lowe / Paul Goldman
  • Yahoo7 * – Finance Guy / Featured Finch / Alex Roberts
  • Vicks Vapodrops * – Fishmonger / Lead Photoplay Films/Andrew Lancaster
  • Quit Smoking * – BBQ Man / Featured Exit Films / Paul Goldman
  • Pizza Hut - The Great Debate * – The Gardener / Featured Photoplay Films / Matt Kamen
  • Carhistory.com.au * – Used Car Salesman / Lead Finch / Sean Kruck
  • Harpic - The Apology * – Toilet Guy / Featured Finch / Sean Kruck
  • Medecins Sans Frontieres * – Doctor / Featured FilmGraphics / David Deneen
  • CHOOSI - Income Protection Insurance - The Experts * – Dan the Awnings and Blinds Man / Lead Plump Films / Gary Cunliffe
  • Telstra 2020 * – Project Manager / Featured Filmgraphics / Marc Furmie
  • Telstra-Foxtel * – Dad's Friend / Featured NOW / David Rechtman
  • Commbank * – Pool Waiter / Featured The Feds / Graeme Burfoot
  • Volkswagen Fan Assist * – Fan Paramedic / Featured Sergeant Major / David Jagoda
  • KFC - Set Your Table Free * – Dad / Featured Ogilvy & Mather / Nick Robertson
  • KFC - Family Feast * – Dad / Featured Ogilvy & Mather / Perry Westwood
  • McDonalds - The Vow * – Dad / Supporting Plaza Films / Nick Robertson
  • Cadbury Chocolate * – Gary Mehigan's Guest - Featured Absolute Content / Brad Sayers
  • You Never Forget The Flu * – As Himself / Featured The Directors Group / Chris Sferazza
TheaterCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • POMO * – The Writer / Lead NIDA / Platon Theodoris
  • The Hour We Knew Nothing of Each Other * – Multiple Roles / Supporting NIDA / Jennifer Hagan
  • The Big C * – Max / Lead Short and Sweet / Pam Campbell
  • Something About Bindis * – Jake / Lead Short and Sweet / Annie Bilton
  • Double Take * – Steve' s Double / Supporting U-Turn Productions / Brendon Flynn
  • Leader of The Pack * – Supporting MIPA Entertainment / Anthony Howes
PrintCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • St George * – The Golfer / Lead Freewayreps / Andreas Bommert
  • Search Your NBN * – Dad / Supporting The Kitchen Creative / Toby Burrows
  • Meat and Livestock Aust * – Dad / Featured Freewayreps / Andreas Bommert
  • Chris O Brien Lifehouse * – Doctor / Lead Lifehouse / Fiona Forbes
  • NIB * – Smiley Eyes NIB / Andreas Bommert
  • Lexus * – The Admirer / Lead Sun Studios / Nick Bowles
  • CBD * – OfficeMale / Featured Serge Kozak / Serge Kozak
  • Tourism Australia * – The Vacationer / Featured DDB / Anson Smart
InternetCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • Suicideaware.info * – Narrator March Digital - Chris Walker & St Vincent De Paul
  • Bestforkids.org.au * – Violent Dad / Lead eegenda / Norman Neeson
  • 121212 The Miniseries * – As Himself / Supporting Valman Productions / Val Athanassiou
Voice OverCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • The Simpsons * – All Voices March Digital - Chris Walker
  • SuicideAwareness.info * – Voice March Digital - Chris Walker & St Vincent De Paul
  • Industry Super - Alpha Fund * – Narrator Andrew Hodges / SAE
FilmCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • Australis * – Egon Kitsch / Supporting Two Twenty Two / Shahn Devendran
  • This is Television * – Ralph / Lead Jack Rozycki / Jack Rozycki
  • Deception * – Interpol Detective James / Supporting Byron Bay Filmco / Marcus Cloherty
  • The Adman * – Lawrence Ecnelav / Lead / Producer / Editor vALMAn Productions / Val Athanassiou
  • The Promise * – Mutt / Lead / Producer / Editor 2mates1camera / Val Athanassiou
  • Running * – The Private / Lead / Producer / Editor 2mates1camera / Val Athanassiou
  • The Actor * – Lead vALMAn Productions / Val Athanassiou
  • It's Just A Choice - The Miniseries * – Joseph / Lead Films4Change.org.au / Jerry Retford
TelevisionCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • Inside Story * – Chris Soteriou / Co-Star Channel Nine / Louise Meek
  • Four Corners - The Caroline Byrne Case * – Angelo Georgiou / Co-Star ABC / Robert Marchand

Education & Training (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

FORMAL EDUCATIONYEARCITY/STATE
  • GRAHAM CORRY SCHOOL OF DRAMA * – Graduated 1990 Sydney
SPECIAL TRAININGYEARCITY/STATE
  • NIDA * – Acting for Screen (Method & Stanislavsky), James Mitchell 2007 Sydney, NSW
  • SCREENWISE * – Screen Acting (On Camera Techniques), Kieran Darcy-Smith 2008 Sydney, NSW
  • NIDA * – Acting for Stage (Method), Jennifer Hagan 2008 Sydney, NSW
  • MEAA * – Musical Theatre Masterclass, Queenie Van de Zandt 2009 Sydney, NSW
  • NIDA * – General American Accents, Nick Curnow 2009 Sydney, NSW
  • SCREENWISE * – Actions In Action (Scene Study), Denise Roberts 2009 Sydney, NSW
  • SCREENWISE * – Screen Acting - Advanced (Scene Study), Kieran Darcy-Smith 2009 Sydney, NSW
  • MEAA * – Actor Masterclass (Scene Study), Peter Andrikidis 2009 Sydney, NSW
  • NIDA * – RP and Cockney Accents, Jennifer White 2009 Sydney, NSW
  • SAE INSTITUTE * – Director Masterclass, Bobby Roth 2010 Sydney, NSW
  • MEAA * – Acting for Screen (Scene Study), Glenda Linscott 2012 Sydney, NSW
  • ACTORS HUB * – Character Based Improvisation, Robert Marchand 2012 Sydney, NSW
  • MEAA * – Character Building and Movement, Nicholas Hope 2013 Sydney, NSW
  • MEAA * – Actor Masterclass (Scene Study), Miranda Harcourt 2013 Sydney, NSW
  • SCSS * – Groundfighting Techniques, Kyle Rowling 2013 Sydney, NSW
  • SCREENWISE * – Actor Masterclass (Scene Study), Lynn Hegarty 2013 Sydney, NSW
  • MEAA * – Actor Masterclass (Character Development), Miranda Harcourt 2014 Sydney, NSW
  • ACTORS HUB * – Character Based Improvisation, Robert Marchand 2015 Sydney, NSW
  • 16th STREET * – Character Based Improvisation, Robert Marchand 2016 Sydney, NSW
  • 16th STREET * – Character Based Improvisation, Robert Marchand 2017 Sydney, NSW
  • VCA * – Bringing Yourself to the Role , Marilyn McIntyre 2018 Melbourne, Victoria

Additional Awards (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

EVENTYEAR
  • Cause Film Festival * – Finalist, Official Selection, Most Realistic Film, Most Productive Production Team, Most Unique Angle in A Film 2015
  • Short and Sweet * – Something About Bindis - Best Play 2011
  • Coasties Film Festival * – The Actor - Shortlist Don McAlpine Cinematography Prize 2010
  • Short and Sweet * – Peoples Choice - Double Take 2009
  • Mental Health Awards * – Finalist 2016

References (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

NAMEPHONE
  • Dr Robert Marchand PhD * – Director +6141883970
  • Jerry Retford * – Director +61458473444
  • Melinda Arnold * – Producer +61421910928

Prior Job Titles (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

TITLE
  • Producer *
  • Director *
  • Editor *

Additional Resume Info (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

Licensed/Qualified
  • * JUSTICE OF THE PEACE 214812, Car, Truck (5 Tonnes), Tractor, Boat, First Aid, CPR, RSA/RCG, Open Water Diver, White Card, Civil Construction LB, LE, LR, LL, LS, LF, Forklift, Firearms Longarm Category A and B
Current Projects
Websites
Affiliations
  • * NIDA
    SCREENWISE
    ACTORS HUB
    16TH STREET
    PADI
    MARINE RESCUE
    RURAL FIRE SERVICE
Social
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