Katiana Zachariou is a director and writer based in Berlin, and her work includes commercials, music videos, and short films. Her human trafficking spot "Runaway" was used by organisations worldwide as part of their fundraising and awareness campaign. Inspired by her Cypriot background, her short films explore the dark aspects of growing up on a small island. Her latest short film was funded by the Ministry of Culture and Education of Cyprus, and it was shortlisted for the Young Director Award. She is currently expanding her commercial work, and developing a feature script.