Stavroula Toska

Stavroula Toska

Founder, President
The Toska Matrix Productions

Full Bio
Stavroula Toska was born and raised in Sindos, a small town in Thessaloniki, Greece. She moved to New York City to study at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and went on to act in off-Broadway plays and student films before launching her own production company and turning her focus on producing, writing and directing. She founded The Toska Matrix Productions as her vehicle for producing and sharing deeply meaningful human stories and crafting work that taps into the essence of who we really are, explores trauma and healing while entertaining and educating.

Her works have been supported by Sundance Institute, Women Make Movies, Jerome Foundation, Chicken + Egg Pictures, NYSCA​, National Arts Club and more. Her films have premiered and received international acclaim including multiple awards and honors from New York Women in Film and Television, Sundance Film Festival, Tribeca Festival, Palm Beach International Film Festival, Flickers Rhode Island International Film Festival and countless more festiv

Professional Credits
In the Vice
The Sounding
Beneath the Olive Tree
The New Abolitionists
Livin' The Dream
A Photographic Memory
Industry Awards
Tribeca Film Festival '21 | Special Jury Prize
Galway Film Fleadh '21 | Best International Film
Flickers’ Rhode Island International Film Festival '21 | Flickers' Jury Award, Grand Prize
Leiden International Film Festival ‘21 | Pronk Shorts Competition, Best Short Film
Port Townsend Film Festival '21 | Best Narrative Short Film
New York Shorts International Film Festival ’21 | Best Drama
Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia '21 | Best International Actor
Woods Hole Film Festival '21 | Director's Choice Award
Tacoma Film Festival ‘21 | Best Actor, Narrative Short
Sidewalk Film Festival ’21 | Kathryn Tucker Windham Storyteller Award

Best Suspense/Action Award, New York Women in Film & Television, Go Indie TV, Roku TV Festival
Outstanding Actress Award for Stavroula Toska, New York Women in Film & Television , Go Indie TV, Roku TV Festival
Outstanding Achievement Award, Swedish International Film Festival
Best Actress Award for Stavroula Toska, Maverick Movie Awards
Best Supporting