Nefeli Soteriou is an independent filmmaker and certified Creativity Coach. She specializes in work with children to enhance their essential skills, with adult clients on issues of creativity and maximizing potential, and with filmmakers in a mentoring capacity. Her work has been exhibited worldwide, including in her native Cyprus and Greece, and she has extensive experience in programs designed to inspire and motivate children. Nefeli taught filmmaking production and media arts classes as Adjunct Professor at the State University of New York at Buffalo, Department of Media Studies and at Temple University, School of Communications and Theatre, Department of Film and Media Arts. Being an advocate of art making as a tool that supports healing, Nefeli designed Starting Over, as part of her own coaching programs. Starting Over is an expressive arts workshop for adults, which supports self-awareness and balance, as well as offering a form for communication that helps draw a deeper understanding of our inner world when we are in major life transition.

  • Creativity Coaching Certification, Creativity Coaching Association, 2016
  • Master of Fine Arts, Film and Media Arts, Temple University, 2006
  • Photography Ptyhion (BFA), TEI of Athens, Greece, 1997