Charalambos Margaritis is a graduate of the National Superior School of Fine Arts of Paris. He is an animator and a visual artist. His work focuses on mixed media animation, printmaking, drawing and installation. He has presented his artworks and films in several exhibitions and festivals around the world.
He currently lives and works in Paphos, Cyprus, where he co-founded, in 2015 the Kimonos Art Center. At the same time, he teaches animation, art history and drawing in the Department of Multimedia and Graphic Arts of the Cyprus University of Technology.
Since 2015, he is the director of Kimonos Animation Studio, and, since 2017, the founder and artistic director of the international animation festival The Animattikon Project.
  • Director (9 Credits)
    Hellenic Places: Hermoupolis2021
    Animation, Documentary, Short
    Large Scale Absurdities, Vol. 3: Docile Town2019
    Animation, Short
    Tell the Dancer from the Dance2019
    Animation, Experimental, Short
    Morgensol2018
    Animation, Music Video, Short
    Documentary for a press that was never found2016
    Documentary, Short
    Large Scale Absurdities Vol.22016
    Animation, Short
    A Shy Idea2015
    Animation, Music Video, Short
    Large Scale Absurdities Vol.12014
    Animation
    Workhouse2012
    Animation, Short
  • Producer (2 Credits)
    Morgensol2018
    Animation, Music Video, Short
    Large Scale Absurdities Vol.12014
    Animation
  • Writer (2 Credits)
    Large Scale Absurdities Vol.12014
    Animation
    Workhouse2012
    Animation, Short
  • Author (1 Credit)
    A Shy Idea2015
    Animation, Music Video, Short
Official Selection
Hellenic Places: Hermoupolis
24th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival
Thessaloniki
2022
Semi-Finalist
Hellenic Places: Hermoupolis
San Francisco Indie Short Festival
San Francisco
2022
Nominee
Hellenic Places: Hermoupolis
Budapest Film Festival
Budapest
2022
Best Documentary Animation
Hellenic Places: Hermoupolis
International Cosmopolitan Film Festival of Tokyo
Tokyo
2022
Best Documentary Award
Hellenic Places: Hermoupolis
Halo International Film Festival
Saint Petersburg
2021
Honorable Mention
Hellenic Places: Hermoupolis
Greek Documentary Festival (DocFest)
Chalkida
2021
Semi-Finalist
Hellenic Places: Hermoupolis
Blow Up Film Fest (Chicago International Arthouse Film Festival)
Chicago
2021
Short List for the final competition
Large Scale Absurdities, Vol. 3: Docile Town
International Animated Film Festival Animator
Poznan
2019
Best Animator Award
Workhouse
Anim8fest International Animation Film Festival
Los Angeles
2016
Award of Recognition
Large Scale Absurdities Vol.1
The IndieFEST Film Awards
2015
Preselection
Workhouse
Los Angeles CineFest
Los Angeles
2015
Finalist for the Norman McLaren Award
Workhouse
Blowup Film Fest
Chicago
2015
Official Selection
Hellenic Places: Hermoupolis
Los Angeles Greek Film Festival
Los Angeles
Best Animation Award
Hellenic Places: Hermoupolis
Montreal Independent Film Festival
Montreal
Nominee
Hellenic Places: Hermoupolis
Milan Arthouse Film Awards
Milan
Official Selection
Hellenic Places: Hermoupolis
River Film Festival
Padua
Semi-Finalist
Hellenic Places: Hermoupolis
AniMate - Australia Animation Film Festival
Sydney
Finalist
Hellenic Places: Hermoupolis
San Diego Shorts
San Diego
Quarter-Finalist
Hellenic Places: Hermoupolis
Rio de Janeiro World Film Festival
Rio de Janeiro
Semi-Finalist
Hellenic Places: Hermoupolis
Dallas Shorts
Dallas
Semi-finalist
Hellenic Places: Hermoupolis
New Short Filmmakers Austin
Austin, Texas
Semi-Finalist for the Best Animated Short Award
Hellenic Places: Hermoupolis
Stockholm Short Festival
Stockholm
Official Selection
Hellenic Places: Hermoupolis
Kalamata Monthly International Short Documentary Festival
Kalamata
Official Selection
Hellenic Places: Hermoupolis
11th AGON - International Archaeological Film Festival
Athens
Official Selection
Hellenic Places: Hermoupolis
Athens ANIMFEST
Athens
Finalist
Hellenic Places: Hermoupolis
Philadelphia World Film Festival
Philadelphia
Best Documentary Short Film Award and Honorable Mention in the Best Animated Film Category
Hellenic Places: Hermoupolis
Little Buddha Indie Film Festival
Katmandu
Best Animation Award
Hellenic Places: Hermoupolis
MGA Moscow Gold Awards
Moscow
Best Animated Film Director
Hellenic Places: Hermoupolis
Indie Cinema Awards
Helsinki
Best Documentary Short Film Award (also nomination for Best Animation Short and Best Original Score)
Hellenic Places: Hermoupolis
Short Encounters International Film Festival
Thessaloniki
Best Animation Award
Hellenic Places: Hermoupolis
Masters of Cinema
Moscow
College
Ecole Nationale Superieure de Beaux Arts de Paris (Paris Fine Art School)
20072012
Birth Date
April 22, 1985
Birth City
Paphos
Current City
Paphos
Hometown
Paphos
Gender
Male
Ethnicity
Cypriot
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