I am a graduate of the Digital Arts program (MFA) of Athens School of Fine Arts and I hold a degree from the Department of Informatics of the Technological Educational Institute of Athens. I have worked as a director, an editor, a writer, a sound designer for films and I have participated and awarded in several festivals and competitions for animation, documentaries, short films, scriptwriting and music.
I was accepted in the Master Program of Film and TV School of Academy of Performing Arts in Prague FAMU and in the Master Program of the Netherlands Film And TV Academy AHK. I have participated in screenwriting and directing workshops like the Film Factory Short Film Fund of the Hellenic Film Academy, Greek Film Center's Screenwriting Workshop, Drama Pitching Lab, The Camp with director Gyula Gazdag and in masterclasses by Bella Tarr, Werner Herzog, Bobby Roth, Csaba Boolok, Sdrjan Dragojevic, Ognjen Svilicic. I was also a finalist at NISIMASA's Short Film Pitch.
I am a visiting video editing and mixing tutor at ASFA, I have been a partner of Patras University and I am also a Getty Images videographer. My youtube channel where I mashe up videos and music has millions of views while my freesound profile has 60.000+ downloads of sound effects and recordings.
I have and still am working as an Art director and Web designer for big and startup companies
Nikos Karouzos - Poems on a Taperecorder, screenwriter, documentary in production, co-produced by GFC, ERT, Faliro House, Empty Square
Blind Crossing, documentary 2015, 21st Athens International Film Fest 2015, Chalkis Greek Documentary Festival 2015
Kis Gabor, mockumentary 2010. "Invisible Cities" exhibition at the Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Oct 2012-Jan 2013, RE-culture Patra/MOVING IMAGE 2, 2012
History of Mankind in 1 minute, animation, 2010, People's choice award at 6th Athens Animfest, 56th Thessaloniki International Film Festival 2015, 70 Years of Greek Animation Celebration 2015
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