About Konstantina Mantelos
Konstantina Mantelos is a Greek-Canadian actress, screenwriter and producer. She starred as Shannon Becker in the indie horror hit Anything for Jackson (2020), and can also be seen in the romantic comedy Christmas Crush (2019) among other notable roles in film and television. She has extensive training including a BFA in Acting from Ryerson University and has also trained at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in NYC. Shortly after beginning her career as an actress, she recognized that she had a distinct vision for the stories that she wanted to tell. She began writing, acting in, and producing her own films in 2016, alongside her partner, director Douglas Gibbens. Her debut short, Lakesong, premiered at the 2017 LA Film Festival as part of the curated Danny Elfman Project. Through her work she uses elements of genre filmmaking to mine the dark corners and emotional depths of women on-screen.