Anastassios Kavassis is a filmmaker and photographer who studied fine art at University of East London and fine art film and video at Central Saint Martins Art College. He has worked in a diverse range of media, from digital multi media and 16mm film to antique ultra wide format wooden cameras. Previously, a visiting lecturer on the MA in Photography and Urban Cultures and PhD in Visual Sociology at Goldsmiths, University London; Kavassis was also a course team leader on the Digital Media programme at Croydon College.

His visual work has been funded by the Arts Council of England and distributed by the British council. He has an ongoing research interest in metropolitan cities and urban space, and has lived and worked in London, Hong Kong, Berlin, Athens and Amsterdam. Currently, he is based in Amsterdam and Athens.