Vasilios Papaioannu is a Greek-Italian filmmaker, writer and producer. He holds an MA in Communication/Text Semiotics from the University of Siena and an MFA in Film from Syracuse University. In his work Papaioannu explores the fleeting dreamscapes of reality using noise, movement, and disturbance. In conjunction with his filmmaking activity he is also a mixed media visual artist, combining painting, vector art and photography. He is currently an Assistant Professor at the Department of Transmedia, Film, in the College of Visual and Performing Arts at Syracuse University in New York.