Weekly Schedule 2017-2018: Screenings & Seminars

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The lectures are delivered in Greek, except for the  Script Writing Seminar (Thursdays at 18.00 – K.Palamas building: Akadimias 48, entry via Massalias pedestrian street).

The screenings and most of the lectures take place in the Iris cinema (Akadimias 55) unless otherwise stated.

Certain screenings are in English or have English subtitles. See Screening this week for information about each screening.

The seminars will begin on Friday 20 October 2017 2017


Monday 19.00  Film Techniques (8 mm & 16 mm)

(by Antony Glaros, Argyris Thanasoulas, assisted by Digenis-Georgios Porphyris and Nikolas Tsanais)

Basic technical knowledge required for film shooting, camera usage, experimental short film projects and editing in 8 mm and 16 mm film.


Monday 21:00  Animation – A Modern Retrospective

(by Christos Kontogiorgas)

An overview of the development of animation film; genres, techniques, schools of practice with emphasis to the most recent works in the medium.


Tuesday 18:00  In Front of the Camera

(K.Palamas building, 1st semester, by Eugenia Papageorgiou, Serafeim Arkomanis)

An actress/acting coach and a cinematographer, join forces for a series of  lessons in cinema acting! The course is primarily aimed at anyone who wants to experience acting in front of the camera, and also to those who are interested in script writing and directing.


Tuesday 21:00  Modernism in Cinema

(by Manos Katsoulis, Alexander Kalaitzis)

Screening of films which contributed to shaping, developing and modernising the film language: experimental cinema, free cinema, poetic documentaries, abstract film, cult cinema.


Wednesday 18:30 Technical Seminar

(Univ.Club 4th floor, by Photis Michael, Alex Papadopoulos)

Introduction to cinema technology and the film equipment used in the Cinema Section.


Wednesday 21:00  Film Noir

(1st semester, by Nikolas Tsanais, Katerina Tsoukala)

An introduction to the specific film genre,  which thrived in the ’40s and the ’50s. The most important representatives, cinematic influences and impact. Screenings and workshops on the basic forms of the genre: lighting, script and characters.


Thursday 18:00   Script Writing Seminar

(K.Palamas building, presented in english, tutor:  Iben Ravn, assistance: Vasilis Beloutsos)

A practical seminar that will provide the skills and techniques required for script development. Additionally, writing of the necessary documentation – synopsis, theme, pitch, proposal etc – will be taught, in order to get the script out in the world and make connections.


Thursday 21:00  From the Idea to the Ideal

(by Vasilis Christofilakis, assisted by Adria Bandis)

The stages of a movie making process: From point 0, where there is only a vague idea or the dream of making a film, up to the point of festival participation and movie distribution.


Friday 21:00  Cinema Classics

(by Dimitris Routsis, Christos Theodorogiannis)

Screening of films from the classic era of cinema.


Saturday 15:00  Film Direction Projects

(by Vassilis Martsakis, assisted by Praxitelis Mastoras, Stavros Triantos, Anna Gradou, Alexandros Orphanopoulos, Katerina Tsoukala and Anna Syrrou)

Discovering film grammar and the basic principles of film direction step-by-step through practical exercises. 


Saturday 19:00  The Saturday Screening

(by Sokratis Morfonios, Vasilis Beloutsos)

Selection, screening and presentation of feature and short-length films by members of the Cinema Section.


Other Film Screenings & Events

Film Development Lab
Learning film development first-hand, projecting Super 8 films, and shooting film projects. 
For further information please send an email to kinimatografiko.lab@gmail.com.
(lab run by Dimitra Anastasiou, Pavlina Drakou)
[The activities of the Film Development Lab take place at the «Kostis Palamas» Building.]




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