The scenarios in the cartoons

Animator: Anastasia Dimitra, animator

Workshop Day: Saturday, October 23, 2021

Time: 17:00 – 20:00

Duration: 3 hours

Place of Implementation: Cultural Center of Chania

Animator: Anastasia Dimitra, Animator (AKTO professor)

In collaboration with the educational organization AKTO

A certificate of participation will be given


Animator's Biography:

Anastasia Dimitra is director of the Animation & Interactive Media department at AKTO art & design college (validated college Middlesex University, London.), (2001-2018). He has been participating since 2001- until today, in middlesex postgraduate programs in the capacity of an advisor professor or as a member of the evaluation of postgraduate thesis in Greece and Cyprus. He has taught at the Department of Cultural Technology and Communication of the University of the Aegean in undergraduate and postgraduate departments (2003-2015) He has collaborated for the production of animation films with the largest companies in Greece, such as Kounou (1985-1989), Artoon s.a. (1990-1995) etc. In 1995 he founded the individual company of creation and production of audiovisual works, such as advertising animations and works such as the children's series "Kartounia" 36 episodes of 26' for the Greek television (1996-1998), on the teaching of animation. Creation and production of a 1' pilot for the Series "Lucas and The Runt" funded by the Media Program In 2011 he created the film "Routes" 1'. In 2015 she created the VIDEO WALL INSTALLATION "Obsessions" 2':25'' In 2021 she created the film "The Classmate", 5 ́.45" She has participated in juries for the awarding of awards in Greek and International animation festivals. Among them, in 2002 he was a member of the selection of films for the festival in Hiroshima, Japan. From 1990 until today it organizes workshops and teaches children and young people the art of animation.

Research Interests

Theory of the art of animation.
New techniques and technologies and how they are used in relation to animation. The aesthetics produced in virtual reality environments. Serious games aimed at people with disabilities.

Book Publications / Articles / Conferences

- Comes to life!!! Secrets of animation, Ed. Papasotiriou, Athens, 2002.
- The evolution of computer animation. Technology and animation. Film & Video Business. Issue No 7(19), 9-12 2003.
- The charming course of title design in cinema. Ed. Primarogli, Athens, 2005.
- Kawa, A., Sampanikou E., Kritikos P., Tselentis M. (2010).View from above. Fantasy and Storytelling in comics. Athens, Livaton. Etc
- Kyriakoulakos P., Mouris El. (2021). Creative Act and Production in Animation. Athens, ASIFA HELLAS.
- Announcements at Conferences of the University of the Aegean: 2007 3rd COMICS CONFERENCE IN MYTILENE Fearful Symmetry (Dreaded Symmetry)*: Comics, Politics and New Technologies
- Lecture on "How the Art of Comics Influenced the Art of Animation" World Organization of Preschool Education O.M.E.R. Greek Committee 7th Conference, 2009
- Lecture on "and yet children move animation creators" Jordan 2012,
- Lecture on "Animation in Greece". China 2015, Siamen
- Lecture on "Animation and its contribution to the development of children". University of Thessaly:2017
- Lecture on Animation in Education and especially at the University of the Aegean etc.

Member of ASIFA (International Animated Film Association): Member of the Board of Directors of ASIFA Hellas.
Ambassador to Greece of the Emile Awards (European Animation Awards)