Basile Doganis is a Greek director-screenwriter who grew up in France. During his studies in Philosophy, he spent 3 years in Tokyo where he made a documentary on a Japanese rap band (Kami Hito E – On the Edge) and was 1st AD on Limosin’s documentary Young Yakuza (Cannes 2007). In 2011, after attending the Binger Filmlab (Directors Lab), he directed his first fiction short film, His Brother’s Keeper (Le Gardien de son frère, 20’, 2012) which was selected at the 2012 Angers ‘First Shots’ Film Festival. He followed the screenwriting course (Atelier scénario) of La Fémis in 2013 and directed his second short film Citizen Day (Journée d’appel, 20’, 2014) which was selected in over 50 festivals worldwide. He is finishing a 10-year-long documentary on late dancer Ko Murobushi started in 2006 and is currently in pre-production of his first feature film, Meltem (Elzévir Films).