Ivan

A Film by Panagiotis Kountouras

Synopsis

Can you consume your human nature in a meal? When hidden instinct is transformed into morbid obsession, then self-preservation turns into a meaningless ritual of imitation, an act of empty logic.

Director

  • Picture of Panagiotis Kountouras © Olga Kotlida

    Panagiotis Kountouras

    Panagiotis Kountouras is a Greek director and author, born in Thessaloniki. “Ivan” is his 3rd short film, following “Emoticon man” and “A box made of wood”. His work mainly focuses in human behaviour and reveals ubiquitous absence, diversity and solitude. He has directed several documentaries mainly themed on the recent refugee crisis, and portraits of real people living amongst us. He is also involved in Cinema Education and loves to transmit his passion for film making to his students.

Awards + Festivals

  • 32th LEEDS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Short Fillm Audience Awards, World Premiere, Leeds, UK)November 2, 2018
  • 6th INTERNATIONAL SILK ROAD FILM AWARDS (Official Selection, Finalist, Istanbul, Turkey)December 6, 2018
  • *JURY RECOGNITION AWARD*
    3rd BUCHAREST SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Short Film Competition, Bucharest, Romania)December 13, 2018
  • 15th OXFORD FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, International Short Film Competition, Oxford, USA)February 9, 2018
  • ASCONA FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Ascona, Swizerland)February 28, 2019
  • *RUNNER UP - INT. STUDENT FILM*
    8th HEADWATERS FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Bemidji, MN, USA)March 27, 2019
  • 20MINMAX INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Ingolstadt, Germany)March 31, 2019
  • 19th MEDIA FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Media, Pennsylvania, USA)April 4, 2019
  • 2nd LE PRINCE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Caracas, Venezuela)April 5, 2019
  • 2nd SWINDON INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Swinton, Wiltshire, UK)April 15, 2019
  • 2nd CYPRUS SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Nicosia, Cyprus)May 6, 2019
  • *FINALIST*
    12th LONDON GREEK FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, London, UK)May 15, 2019
  • 14th HOBOKEN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Greenwood, NY, USA)May 17, 2019
  • 51st FOTOGRAMMA D’ORO SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Messina, Italy)May 22, 2019
  • 13th LOS ANGELES GREEK FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Los Angeles, CA, USA)June 3, 2019
  • 14th SARDINIA FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Alghero, Sardinia/Italy)June 3, 2019
  • 4th DOOR KINETIC ARTS FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Door County, WI, USA)June 9, 2019
  • RÜSSELSHEIMER FILMTAGE (Official Selection, Rüsselsheim, Deutschland)June 14, 2019
  • 13th RIVER FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Padova, Italy)June 15, 2019

Trailer

Crew

Director
Panagiotis Kountouras
Screenplay
Taxiarchis Deligiannis, Vasilis Tsiouvaras
Producer
Taxiarchis Deligiannis, Vasilis Tsiouvaras, Panagiotis Kountouras, Christos Stergioglou
Director of Photography
Thanasis Konstantopoulos
Art Direction
Hara Bagouraki
Costume Design
Hara Bagouraki
Sound
Vasilis Ipirotis
Editor
Panagiotis Kountouras
Sound Design
Persefoni Miliou

Details

Running Time
9:25 min
Shooting Format
Red Digital Cinema (5K)
Screening Format
DCP, BluRay, DVD, .mov, mp4 (HD)
Aspect Ratio
2.35:1
Sound
5.1, Stereo

Contact

FILM FESTIVAL AGENCY

Markus Kaatsch
aug&ohr medien
Riemannstr. 21
10961 Berlin, Germany

+49 (0)30 61620068

film@augohr.de
www.augohr.de

DIRECTOR

Panagiotis Kountouras

+30 6971581556

panoskount@hotmail.com

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