Yiannis Kolios was born and raised in Greece. 
He first studied Graphic Arts and Photography but he soon moved to the world of the Motion pictures. He studied Film directing and screenplay writing and his debut as a director, scriptwriter and producer with his short film was awarded by the Greek Ministry of Culture.
Since then he has worked in numerous short films, feature films and videos in the director's team and he has directed videos for theatrical plays. In the acting field he held leading roles in short films and in theater, as well as smaller roles in feature films.
He currently lives in Berlin and he's working on the screenplay of his first feature film.