Dimitris Athiridis was born in Thessaloniki, Greece. After his studies as mech. engineer he made a long career in advertisement as a photographer and D.O.P. for commercials and documentaries. His first feature documentary film T4 trouble and the self admiration society (director-co producer) was officially selected by the 11th TDF 2009, Trieste film festival 2009, was awarded at L.A. Greek Film Festival and was released in cinema theatres in Greece and broadcasted by the Greek national broadcaster, ERT. In 2010, he was a consultant in Mr Alexandros Tompazis team, responsible for the audiovisual presentations for the Greek pavilion at the Shanghai EXPO 2010, third award in its category.