Born in 1984, Sylvia Nicolaides originally trained in education focusing on the visual arts and the creative arts and received a Bachelor Degree from the University of Cyprus and a Master Degree from the University of Exeter in the UK. In 2010 she received her Bachelor Fine Arts Degree from Chelsea College of Art and Design (University of the Arts) London and her second Master Degree in Audio-Visual Studies in the Academy of Performing Arts (AMU), in the Film and Television department (FAMU) in Prague, Czech R.
She participated in several group art exhibitions and her films were screened at several film festivals both in Cyprus and internationally. In 2011 she is short-listed at the Façade Video Festival. In 2013 she participates in the exhibition Catharsis/Rebirth in Paphos, Cyprus, and co-directs a short film presentation from it, which was selected and presented in the Louvre Museum in Paris as part of the Michelangelo Pistoletto’s exhibition ‘Annee Un – Le Paradis Sur Terre’. In 2014 she wins the Jury’s Special Prize at the 3D Korea International Film Festival.