Ioanna Petinaraki has graduated from the Film Studies Department of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and she is working as a producer. She has made six short films as a producer, one commercial and a feature (“The Journey”, 2014). One of her last films “Carnivore” was shown at the 21st Athens International Film Festival and the 6th Student Panorama at Drama International Short Film Festival. Also, the feature in which she participated as a producer, was screened at the St.Tropez International Film Festival 2015, where it won the “Best Director” award. In 2011, she attended the Four Corners workshop, supported by the MEDIA Programme, where she won a financial prize to shoot a teaser.
She is the producer of 2917 , a mixed media documentary directed by Stratis Chatzielenoudas.