Louie Athanasiou Pro

Actor, Extra, Influencer, DJ, Runner / Assistant,… more

Victoria, Australia
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Physical Attributes

Height:
175 cm / 5ft 9in
Weight:
88 kg / 193 lbs
Ethnicity:
White / Caucasian
Chest:
114 cm / 45 in
Skin color:
White
Waist:
104 cm / 41 in
Eye color:
Hazel
Hair color:
Grey
Hair length:
Short
Hair type:
Straight

Credits & experience

2018
  • TAFTA : Finding your truth on screen with Paul Parker.
2015
  • Intensive workshop with actor / trainer Andy McPhee
2014
  • BSAS voice/ movement / accents (British, Irish & American) with Kendal Rae
  • Big Small Acting Studio workshop with actor / trainer Andy McPhee
2013
  • Advanced "Acting for the camera workshop" with Tony and Colin
  • "Acting for the Camera" workshop with Tony Nikolakopoulos and Colin Budds.
  • Advanced screen acting course - "Take 2" with David Willing
  • Screen acting course with David Willing
2012
  • Instrument / improvisation acting course with Peter Sardi
1996
  • Introduction to script writing course with Randall Wallace
1989
  • Introduction to film making and directing course with John Gauci
1988
  • On air announcing and journalism course with Chris Heaney's Radio School

Acting

Acting experience

Previous paid speaking roles


Acting agent

RPR Talent Management


Languages
  • English
  • Greek

Accents
  • Australian
  • Irish
  • South African
  • UK Cockney
  • USA New York
  • Chinese
  • French
  • German
  • Greek
  • Indian
  • Italian
  • Latin American
  • Middle Eastern
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Roles:

Truckie (supporting) at a tool box meeting - for a 2020 training / corporate film 'A day in the life' for R & R Corporate health
Luke - Cement co. manager (supporting) in Sean Dobra’s 2020 Starmax films ‘These two hands - The Tom Bowen story’
Angry schizophrenic pensioner (lead) - Online and TV advertisement for Duress emergency panic alarm 2020
Sitting Santa - Sanctuary Lakes 2019
Roving Santa - Barkly Square, Brunswick 2019
Game show compere - Casey shopping centre 2019
Silver haired yuppy (lead) in Eldrick Louey’s 2019 short film ‘The balloon’
Angry Chef (supporting) in Chaitu Madala's 2019 short film thriller 'Mission library'
Mick and the Tile guy (supporting) and runner / continuity / boom operator in Paul Parker's 2018 dramas 'Rinse and repeat' and 'Where to from here'
Roving Rudolph (in costume) at Knox Ozone 2018
Roving and sitting Santa at Boronia SC 2018
Roving and sitting Santa at Dandenong Plaza 2018
Lollipop man (supporting) for the 2018 Channel 2 children's series "The Imbestigators"
Chef's assistant and demonstrator - Hoppers Crossing SC, Gladstone Park SC, Airport West SC 2018
Roving MC for Forest Hill Chase shopping centres 2018 'Fresh food fair'
Book shop owner (supporting) in the 2018 Channel 10 comedy 'How to stay married'
Ghost (lead) in Isaac Everett and Kitt Farrell's 2018 comedy fantasy 'Spirit of the knives'
Pub patron (supporting) in Penny Moore's 2018 drama 'Trust Frank'
Mafia hit man (supporting) in Andrew McPherson's 2018 comedy spoof 'Fu Man pooch'
Chef demonstrator and presenter - Moonee Ponds Plaza 2018
Roving 2018 Easter Bunny at Roxburgh Park Hotel
Roving 2017 Santa at Epping Plaza, Gateway Plaza Leopold, Burnside, Reservoir and David Jones Eastland
Football spectator (supporting) in the 2017 short film 'Shepherd' featuring Damian Hill
Father (supporting) in Chelsea Martin and Yasmin Lamb's 2017 short film 'The gift'
Bottle shop owner (supporting) in Nathan Sirikumara's 2017 short film 'Watch man walk'
Tony Calzone (supporting) RMIT 2017 web series 'Spook Street'
Middle aged customer (supporting) in the pilot for Super Wog 2017
Santa, Gladstone Park Shopping Centre 2016
Roving Santa, David Jones - Eastland 2016 - for The Entertainment Store
Jack, a band manager (supporting) in Leanne Sampson-Bowden's 2016 short film, 'Wild dreams'.
King Artiphilious (supporting) in Joe Galluccio's 2016 TV pilot 'The Master'
Billy (lead) in Anthony Dillon's 2016 short film 'Visiting Mum' - which was awarded both Best Actor runner up and Best Film runner up in the Sydney Road film festival
Michael Kazoomi, (lead) lawyer and TV presenter, Best of Community TV 2016, Ch 31
Janitor (supporting) in the 2016 feature film 'Emo - the musical'
Bus driver (supporting) in Tony Roger's 2015 short film 'Lost souls'
Boxing coach (supporting) in Tom Gathercole & Chris Witham's 2015 film 'Full circle'
Loui - the cleaner (supporting) in the pilot for the forthcoming 2015 / 16 TV sitcom 'Pacific Cove', by Guilty Productions
Michael - a lawyer (supporting) in the feature film 2015 'Proud' - released to 143 film festivals world wide.
Morton - a restaurant owner / manager (Supporting) in Nathan Sirikumara's feature film 2016 'Chloe lives'
Office worker (supporting) in 'The experiment', Deakin University 2014, Organizational behavior
John (lead) in 'The heart attack' Deakin University 2014 MBA Leadership short film project.
Louie, (lead) restaurant owner for Qld's film co. Major Drama's 2014 corporate video for client Alsco's wet area safety mats,
Nick, (supporting) the sleazy and foul mouthed, Euro driving instructor in Tim Quill's pilot for the 2013 sitcom 'Frontwards',
Metro ticket inspector (supporting). in the 2013 web based 'Short bites' series,
Audition coach / script reader for the 2013 Channel 2 'Lunch date' episode - of the 'Raw nerve' trilogy,
George (supporting) in the 2013 web based 'Altruman' sitcom. 'Altruman' is now on Ch.2's iview site.
Roger Mermann (lead) obsessive / compulsive and eccentric 'Football strategy consultant and theorist' in the 2013 AFL / Hawthorn / Virgin Airlines "Go the extra mile" promotion.
Read / under studied for the role of the Father in Mohammed Hashem's 2010 play 'Teach me to cry' at the Owl and the Pussy Cat theater, Richmond.
The Golden Horizon Theater Company - August 2009....'The madness of Pierrot'. Director - Katherine Karas, Producer - Daniela Stanca
Currently, co-writing and co-creating a live and naughty costumed Sci-fi spoof, stage show and web series 'Journey to the dark side' with famed UK actor Bill Lahey.

Extras

Extras experience

Previous speaking roles


Influencer

Web content writer for 'Hire a food truck' and 'Bands Plus' websites 2017 - to the present
Contract publicist for Howie Taylor 2000 - 2004
Contract publicist for Central Station Records 1988
Contract publicist for SBA / The music factory 1998 - 2004
Contributor / features writer for Beat Magazine / Furst publications 1998 - 2008

Contributing music and arts writer,
Listing in the Australian Who’s Who of Music,
Publicist for Australian vocal group/recording artists 'CDB', 'Jabulani' and 'Kleptomania',
Publicist for country music recording artist Dale Juner,
‘Precious Organisation’ award for the most outstanding world wide copy for Scottish recording artists, ‘Wet Wet Wet’,
Universal Theatre print journalism merit for the review and copy for the production of ‘Una Razza, Una Faccia’, starring Joe Dolce and George Kapiniaris,
Copy inclusion on Steve Cummings' (ex - The Sports) web site,
Copy inclusion on Diana Anaid's web site,
Copy inclusion on Janette Geri's web site,
Noted on the Canadian Music industry's list of preferred music writers within Australia following an interview and subsequent copy for Tom "Life is a highway" Cochrane,
Furst Publications merit for the live review and copy of John Kennedy's (ex - 'Love gone wrong') performance at the Albion Hotel,
Co-producer with sound engineer Jason Bond for recording artist Margot Moir’s re-mix of her single ‘Heart ache’,

Noted as being instrumental with the reformation of ‘The Eagles’, following a candid interview with then, solo recording artist, Glenn Fry

Music

D.J ability

Expert


TV & Reality

School productions, improv sessions, stand up monologues and ghost writing for comedy sitcoms. Interactive host / comedian for bawdy shows and trivia nights. Radio / TV presenter for multicultural and out door Moomba events. Children's interactive host and presenter

Appeared in various music videos, multiple scenes in the Melbourne Uni / VCA telemovie "Perfection", a restaurant patron in the movie "Who's that girl", a restaurant patron - a shopper - a homeless man in the web series "My Chonny moves in", a chess player in the John Luc movie "Sucker", a patient and then a medical consultant on Channel 10 "Offspring", Channel 10 "Neighbors", Channel 9 "House Husbands", a guest / party goer in the movie "The Menkoff method", a barfly in Jenna Cosgrove's gangster thriller 'The Falcon', a restaurant patron in Gina Lambropoulos' film 'Escape hatch', a maternity ward visitor in the movie "Partisans", a football pub patron for the TV pilot for 'Blokes', a cafe patron and a hospital health care worker in Dean Kirkright's 'Le sens de la vie', a party goer in the ABC TV series 'The Beautiful Lie', a captured game show audience member for Allana Convey's 'Money mouth', a costumed bouzouki player in Underbelly - Fat Tony and Co., a pub patron and an art lecture attendee in Manushka Khisty's 'Losing Nimo', a party goer and a henchman for Dan Hill's Improve session short films, an immigrant fruit picker in Channel 2 "Dr. Blake's murder mysteries", a grumpy neighbour in Tim Safiullin's Sci-Fi sit com 'Welcome to Earth', a restaurant patron in the Trop Fest short film "He says She says", a party goer in Timothy Whiting's Trop fest film "Drowning", a pamphlet deliverer in Upper Middle Bogan, a School teacher in 'Playing for keeps', a Sydney taxi driver in the Channel 7 telemovie "Never tear us apart - The untold story of INXS", a CSI forensic officer in Channel 2's "Jack Irish - Bad Debts" and as a 70's Brazilian play boy in the Channel 7 telemovie "Mrs.Biggs".

Photo shoots for APIA insurance, Metro trains, Work Care and the Victorian government initiative into preventing under age drinking.

Television commercials for NAB "Footify" campaign playing the part of a Greek cafe patron, a bus passenger for Teena under garments, a bakery customer for Officeworks, a sports spectator for the Victorian government's Drink Wise campaign, a guest at a Jewish wedding for Jetstar, an airport traveler for VISA - China, a high school principal for the Bastow institute of educational leadership, a prospective buyer for Westpac Home Loans 'Sorry' promotion, a job applicant for SEEK, a passer by for Four n' Twenty pies, and a car driver for the TAC Interlock device campaign.

Featured TVC roles as a horrible boss for Tiger Air, an office flu sufferer for Chemist Warehouse, a vocal shopper for Coles and a cleaner for the AAMI 'Rhonda and Ketut' Safe driver rewards campaign.

Voice over artist for Institute for the Blind, Richmond Football Club, Microsoft and the Commonwealth Bank.

Film & Stage Crew

Camera Crew ability

Intermediate


Sound Crew ability

Intermediate


Runner or Assistant ability

Expert


Boom operator in the TAFTA short film 2018 'Where to from here'
Third Ad / clapper and boom operator in Dean Kirkright's 2016'Le sens de la vie'.
Camera / DOP and audio for Luke Launer 2015 promo shoot.

Presenting

TV presenter experience

Previous unpaid TV presenter roles


Radio presenter experience

Previous paid Radio presenter roles


Presenting agent

RPR Talent management


Languages
  • English
  • Greek

Accents
  • Australian
  • Irish
  • South African
  • UK Cockney
  • USA New York
  • Chinese
  • French
  • German
  • Greek
  • Indian
  • Italian
  • Latin American
  • Middle Eastern
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Numerous weddings, corporate events, social gatherings and live to air broadcasts.

Staff/temp

School cleaner for Menzies Facility Services. Sports coach, referee (soccer, hockey & volleyball), shoe shine artisan / cloak room concierge for Buffed, sound / lighting technician for Show support, talent / logistics for Direct Image, food truck and web content co-ordinator for Bands Plus / Hire a Food Truck and first aid officer.

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