Minus One

A Film by Natassa Xydi

Synopsis

Summer in Athens and everything is grey except of the fuchsia hair of teenager Elsa who is in love. But what about dreams? Do dreams have colour?

Director

  • Picture of Natassa Xydi © Natassa Xydi

    Natassa Xydi

    She was born in Athens. She studied theatre, visual arts and film in Greece, UK and Czech Republic. She has directed performances in non-theatrical locations, documentaries for National Broadcasting Channel (ERT) and has taught digital media in secondary schools. Her first short film TRAVEL EXPRESS has won several awards and was nominated for best short film by Hellenic Greek Academy. She just completed her second short film -1 which was funded by Athens International Film Festival and she is now developing it into a feature. -1 (Feature) participated in MFI (Mediterranean Film Institute) and Sarajevo Script Station.

Awards + Festivals

  • 38th MONTPELLIER FESTIVAL MEDITERRANEAN CINEMA (Official Selection, Montpellier, France)October 21, 2016
  • 1st CHHATRAPATI SHIVAJI INT’L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, India)December 24, 2016
  • 2nd HELLAS FILMBOX BERLIN (Official Selection, Berlin, Germany)January 18, 2017
  • 28th TRIESTE FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Trieste, Italy)January 20, 2017
  • 29th FILMFEST DRESDEN (International Competiton, Germany)April 4, 2017
  • 12th SEEFEST 2017 (Official Selection, Los Angeles, CA, USA)April 27, 2017
  • 8th SKEPTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Cagliari, Italy)May 10, 2017
  • LJUBLJANA INT'L SHORT FILM FESTIVAL 2017 (Official Selection, Ljubljana, Slovenia)May 12, 2017
  • 13th FESTIVAL INTERNACIONAL DE CINE DE CUENA (Official Selection, Santa Ana de los Cuatro Ríos de Cuenca, Ecuador)June 3, 2017
  • 45th HUESCA INT'L FILM FESTIVAL 2017 (Official Selection, Spain)June 9, 2017
  • 1st BUDDHA INT’L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Pune, Maharashtra, India)June 10, 2017
  • 10th PORTO7 - OPORTO INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Porto, Portugal)June 14, 2017
  • 11th INT'L SHORT FILM FESTIVAL PSAROKOKALO (Official Selection, Pireaus, Greece)June 22, 2017
  • 20th MOTOVUN FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Zagreb, Croatia)July 25, 2017
  • 2nd SHOTS: International Independent Short Film Festival August 2, 2017
  • 2nd BLACK SEA FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Vama Veche, Romania)August 8, 2017
  • 41th OPEN AIR FILMFEST WEITERSTADT (Official Selection, Weiterstadt, Germany)August 10, 2017
  • *DIPLOMA: FOR ORIGINAL WAY OF SHOWING REALITY*
    3rd INTERNATIONAL MOTIVATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL BRIDGE OF ARTS (Short Film Competition, Rostov-on-Don, Russia)August 23, 2017
  • 6th VISIONI CORTE INT'L SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Minturno, Italy)September 11, 2017
  • 4th ARTCITY SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Buea, Cameroon)October 10, 2017
  • 2nd FESTIVAL COURT EN SCÈNE (Int. Competition, Troyes / La Chapelle Saint-Luc, France)November 17, 2017
  • 33rd INTERFILM - INT'L SHORT FILM FESTIVAL BERLIN (Official Selection, Berlin, Germany)November 20, 2017
  • 2nd NORWICH RADICAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Amsterdam, Netherlands)May 25, 2018
  • 14th FILMFEST AUF BURG KLEMPENOW (Official Selection, Burg Klempenow, Germany)August 24, 2018

Crew

Screenplay
Natassa Xydi, Manos Papadakis
Producer
Fenia Cossovita
Director
Natassa Xydi
Director of Photography
Dionisis Eythimiopoulos
Art Direction
Stavros Liokalos
Editor
Yannis Halkiadakis

Details

Running Time
16 mins
Screening Format
DCP, BluRay, DVD, .mov, mp4 (HD)
Sound
Stereo

Contact

FILM FESTIVAL AGENCY

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

+49 (0) 176 - 62965299

markus@augohr.de
www.augohr.de

PRODUCTION COMPANY

Fenia Cossovita
Blonde S.A.
61, rue Garitou, Chalandri
15234 Athènes, Greece

fenia@blonde.gr
www.blonde.gr

DIRECTOR

Natassa Xydi

ntssoula@googlemail.com