Interview with Festival Director Korina Mavrikidou (Athens Animation Festival)

Festival Reviews

The 11th ATHENS ANIMFEST starts on Thursday, 7th of April and runs until Wednesday, 13th of April, 2016, at the Greek Film Archive. Screenings will also be held in Romantso (11-13 April, 2016) and the Cine Club Vrilissia (9-10 April, 2016). This year preselection juries have selected a large number of animated movies submitted from all over the world, confirming Athens as part of the high quality animation festival association. The program includes competition sections for experimental, student and short animated movies, a tribute and some events.

Interview with Korina Mavrikidou:

Matthew Toffolo: What is your Film Festival succeeding at doing for filmmakers?

Korina Mavrikidou : Athens Animfest is a festival dedicated to animation films. Both artists and students of animation are given the opportunity to create their films and cinephiles are able to enjoy them. This interactive relationship has a remarkable effect on the evolution of animation, in general. Also, it contributes to reveal talented…

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