Lina Motsiou has 15 years experience working in theatre, film and TV art department as a set decorator and set and costume designer
She is currently based in London and she is a member of British Film Designers Guild and Design Associates.

• 2014/ Central Saint Martins London, short courses in art direction for Film • 2010-2012 / Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, Postgraduate in Drama and Performance Theory • 1996-2000 / Academy of Fine Arts, Lecce Italy, Degree in Stage Design

• Award for best costume design for the film The Seed by Iphigeneia Kotsoni, 38th National Short Film Festival in Drama, Greece 2015
• Honorary Distinction for best costume design for the film The Seed by Iphigeneia Kotsoni, 38th International Short Film Festival in Drama, Greece 2015

Art Director:
Retribution (short) by Nick Wall, Daniel Stissen film productions, London 2018
• A Tell-Tale Garden
by Kl. Danopoulos, Greek Film Center, Athens 2009
In the Name of the Sparrow (short) by K. Papavasileiou ( Festival de Cannes), Athens 2007
Evil by G. Nousias, Greek Film Center, Athens 2005
White Light (short) by Th. Sarantos, Greek Film Center, Athens 2004
Head in the Clouds by N. Spanos, Greek Film Center, Athens 2003

Costume Designer:
• White Chamber
feature by Paul Raschid, Aviary films, London 2018
• My friend the Polish Girl
feature film by Ewa Banaszkiewicz and Mateusz Dymek, London 2015
• Second Sephard’s Day
by D. Morse, Cambridge 2015
The Seed by Iph. Kotsoni (short) Greek Film Center, Athens 2015
Lois (short) by A. Schepisi, Filmografic, Sydney/Sifnos 2012
Instructios (short) by K. Gialouridis, Ecofilms, Athens 2008
Klemmeni Zoi (TV series) by R. Escenazy, ANT Channel, Athens 2007
Here We Are by S. Tsiolis, Greek Film Center, Greece 2003

Art Department:
• A Place Called Home
by M. Douza, Steficon SA, set decorator, Athens 2012
BSB commercial, STEFI, set decorator, 2007
Uranya by K. Kapakas, CL Productions, set decorator, Crete 2006

Costume and Wardrobe department:
• San gluko tou koutaliou
(TV series) ANT, assistant costume designer, Gr. 2005
101 entoli (TV series) ALPHA, assistant costume designer, Gr. 2004-2005
Niovi (historical TV series) NET, assistant costume designer, Gr. 2004

• A Streetcar named desire by Tennessee Williams, National Theatre of Greece, Costume designer (dir: Th.Sarantos), Athens 2021
• Hamlet by W. Shakespeare, Barbican Theatre, assistant costume designer (des: Katrina Lindsey), London October 2015
Bend it like Beckham by Gur. Chadha, Pnoenix Theatre, assistant costume designer (des: Katrina Lindsey), London 2015
Bodyko-Ensemble by Hadas Selbst, Cambridge Junction, costume designer, Cambridge 2015
Speed the Plow by David Mamet , Faust Theatre, stage/costumes designer (dir: G. Moschos), Athens 2013
Blasted by Sarah Kane , National Theatre of Northern Greece, stage designer (dir: R. Pateraki), Thessaloniki 2013
The Wish by V. Paraskevopoulou, Thission Theatre, stage designer, Athens 2013
Americano by A. Papadiamantis, M. Cacoyannis Foundation, costume designer (dir: Th.Sarantos), Athens 2013
Dirty Words by Diffunta Correa , Polychoros KET, costumes designer (dir: Diffunta Correa), Athens 2013
Little Eyolf by H. Ipsen, Municipal Theatre of Ioannina, stage/costumes designer (dir: N.Kamondos), Greece 2012
State of Emergency by F.Richter, Thission Theatre, stage/costumes designer (dir: N. Kamondos,  Athens 2011
September Tide by Daphne du Maurier, Amiral Theatre, stage designer (dir: R. Pateraki), Athens 2009
Puerto Grande by M. Lambrakis, Historical Centre Korai, stage/costumes design (dir: R. Pateraki), Athens 2009
The Dog the Night and the Knife by M. V. Mayenburg, Apomichanis Theatre stage designer (dir: Th. Sarantos), Athens 2008
• The Ugly One
by M .V. Mayenburg, National Theatre of Greece, stage/costumes design (dir: Th. Sarantos), Athens 2008
Blood Enemies by Arkas, National Theatre of Cyprus, stage/costumes designer (dir: M. L. Papadopoulou), Cyprus 2008
Peri aloseos by S. Mavidis, Municipal Theatre of Volos, stage designer (dir: S. Mavidis), Greece 2003
Wizzard of Oz by F. Baum, Municipal Theatre of Thessaly, stage/costumes designer (dir: K.Argyropoulos), Greece 2002

Assistant Designer:
• Microsoft event,
assistant set designer (concept: Myriad&Go) , London 2015
• Athens Olympic Games Opening Ceremony
, model maker for the ceremonial costumes (concept: A.Mentis), Athens 2003
• Assistant set/costume designer for a variety of theatres ( including: National Theatre of Greece. Mousouri Theatre, Metaxourgeio Theatre) 2002-2003
50th Greek Film Festival Opening Ceremony, assistant costume designer, Thessaloniki, 2007 (concept: A.Fratzis)

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