He is the Founder of Koyinta Film Company , which is mainly interested in providing cultural services in the field of audiovisual production
Christos N. Karakasis was born in Athens. He studied Film-Theatre-TV Direction, Computer Science, Music and Humanities. In Greece and to New York University Tisch School of the Arts. He has Postgraduate Diploma in training and development, and Post graduatee diploma in film and theatre direction .He has supervised, technically supported and produced various audiovisual events, presentations, adverts, video art projects, festivals. As a Director-Producer he is active since 1992. His films have been screened in Greece and abroad and have been awarded in international film festivals. He is a member of the “Greek Directors' Guild .He is the Artistic Director of “Athens International Digital Film Festival” (www.AIDFF.com), which achieved alignment of the cinema reality in Greece with the major international developments in the Cinema era, which is steadily moving towards the Digital Age. He is the Artistic Director of the International Panorama of Scientific and Ecological films, which contributes to the dissemination of science through the power of new media and digital technologies currently used by scientists around the world. He is the writer of a book titled “Introduction to Cinema” which can be helpful to all aspiring filmmakers, but also to those who want to study in a direct and concise manner the art and technique of filmmaking. arthrography at filmmaker and koyinta art emagazine.
Ο Χρήστος Ν. Καρακάσης γεννήθηκε στην Αθήνα. Σπούδασε Μουσική, Πληροφορική και Σκηνοθεσία Θεάτρου, Κινηματογράφου, Τηλεόρασης στην Ελλάδα και στο Πανεπιστήμιο της Νέας Υόρκης NYU Tisch School of the Arts. Κατέχει μεταπτυχιακό τίτλο πάνω στην ανάπτυξη και την μεθοδολογία της εκπαίδευσης (Post graduate diploma in training and development) και μεταπτυχιακό τίτλο στην σκηνοθεσία κινηματογράφου και θεάτρου Post graduate diploma in film and theatre direction. Έχει επιμεληθεί οπτικοακουστικά καλλιτεχνικά, οργανωτικά και σε τεχνικό επίπεδο πολλές εκδηλώσεις παρουσιάσεις, διαφημίσεις, Video art, Φεστιβάλ. Ως Σκηνοθέτης-Σεναριογράφος-Παραγωγός έχει παρουσία από το 1992. Οι ταινίες του έχουν αποσπάσει διεθνείς βραβεύσεις και έχουν προβληθεί στην Ελλάδα και το Εξωτερικό. Ιδρυτής των εκδόσεων κουίντα και της κινηματογραφικής εταιρείας ΚΟΥΙΝΤΑ Production . Καθηγητής Κινηματογράφου σε πολλές σχολές και ιδρύματα. Από το 2011 είναι Καλλιτεχνικός Διευθυντής του Διεθνούς Φεστιβάλ Ψηφιακού Κινηματογράφου Αθήνας AIDFF και καλλιτεχνικός διευθυντής στο διεθνές οικολογικό και επιστημονικό πανόραμα της ΚΟΥΙΝΤΑ. Έχει γράψει την «εισαγωγή στον κινηματογράφο» βιβλίο το οποίο απευθύνεται σε επίδοξους σκηνοθέτες, αλλά και σε όλους εκείνους που θέλουν να γνωρίσουν με άμεσο και περιεκτικό τρόπο την τέχνη αλλά και την τεχνική του κινηματογράφου. Αρθρογραφεί στο filmmaker και στο koyinta art emagazine.
  • Writer (8 Credits)
    10th Athens International Digital Film Festival AIDFF
    Other
    Aphrodite
    Short Script
    morphogenesis2024
    Documentary, Short
    Mrs Maya2022
    Other
    My Friends2022
    Music Video
    take a trip2020
    Documentary
    Time2020
    Experimental, Short, Web / New Media
    Journey to the Dream2018
    Documentary
  • Director (7 Credits)
    10th Athens International Digital Film Festival AIDFF
    Other
    morphogenesis2024
    Documentary, Short
    Mrs Maya2022
    Other
    My Friends2022
    Music Video
    take a trip2020
    Documentary
    Time2020
    Experimental, Short, Web / New Media
    Journey to the Dream2018
    Documentary
  • Producer (6 Credits)
    morphogenesis2024
    Documentary, Short
    Mrs Maya2022
    Other
    My Friends2022
    Music Video
    take a trip2020
    Documentary
    Time2020
    Experimental, Short, Web / New Media
    Journey to the Dream2018
    Documentary
  • Photography-Editing (1 Credit)
    morphogenesis2024
    Documentary, Short
  • Photographer (1 Credit)
    take a trip2020
    Documentary
Official Selection
morphogenesis
Symbiotic Film Festival
KIEVO
2024
Finalist
morphogenesis
Košice International Monthly Film Festival
2024
Best direction Best Documentary
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New Yorker Indie Critics Choice Awards 2024
NY
2024
Nomination Best director Best Documentary
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Style, Experimental, Fashion Film Festival
Los Angeles
2024
Nomination Best director Best Documentary
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London Cinematic Horizons
London
2024
Best direction Best Documentary
take a trip
Universal Cinema Festival
London
2024
Best direction Best Documentary
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SEATTLE GLOBAL FILM AWARDS
Seatke
2024
Best direction Best Documentary
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International Academy Arthouse Fest
2024
Best direction Best Documentary
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Frida Film Festival
Paris
2024
BEST INTERNATONAL DOCUMENTARY
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Santa Barbara International Indie Fest
Santa Barbara
2024
Best Documentary Best Producer Jury Award
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FESTIVAL DE INDIE
Chenai
2024
Best direction Best Documentary
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European Independent Filmmakers Festival and Awards
London
2024
Best Documentary Best Producer
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Brazilian Film Academy Awards
Brazil
2024
Best Music Video
My Friends
The Gladiator Film Festival
Istanbul
2023
Best direction Best Documentary
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Wild Filmmaker Awards
NY
2023
Best direction Best Documentary
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8 & Halfilm Awards
Rome
2023
Best direction Best Documentary
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David Film Festival (DFF)
America and Turkey
2023
BEST ARTHOUSE DOCUMENTARY
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International Network Film Festival
London
2023
Nomination Best doc Best Direction
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Anatolia International Film Festival
stanbul - Asya 34714
2023
Nomination Best Direction Best Documentary
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Vancouver Independent - International Film Festival Vancouver
Vancouver
2023
BEST ARTHOUSE DOCUMENTARY
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Sweet Democracy Film Awards
Cannes
2023
Best Documentary /Best Direction
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Dona Paula International Film Awards
Dona Paula
2023
Nomination Best Direction Best Documentary
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AltFF Alternative Film Festival
Toronto
2023
Best Documentary
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Grand Pixel International Film Festival
Donnington
2023
Award Best Documentary
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New York Neorealism Film Awards
New York
2023
Best Documentary
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Frida Film Festival
2023
Best Documentary
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Golden Wheat Awards
İstanbul
2023
Award Winer Best Director
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Close Film Festival
tabriz, Doğu Azerbaycan
2023
Nominee Best Documentary Best Director
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Kalakari film Festival
Devas
2023
Nominee Best Documentary
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Venus Community Awards
İstanbul
2023
BEST DOCUMENTARY
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Tabriz Cinema Awards
Tabriz
2023
Finalist
take a trip
Chambal International Film Festival - Season 6
Mumbai, Maharashtra
2023
Award Winer Best Director
Journey to the Dream
Close Film Festival
tabriz, Doğu Azerbaycan
2023
Best Documentary /Best Direction
Journey to the Dream
Venus Community Awards
İstanbul
2023
Best Documentary
Journey to the Dream
Tabriz Cinema Awards
East Azerbaijan
2023
Best Documentary
Journey to the Dream
The Gladiator Film Festival
Instabul
2023
Best Documentary
Journey to the Dream
Golden Wheat Awards
İstanbul
2023
Nominee Best Documentary Best Director
Journey to the Dream
Kalakari film Festival
Devas
2023
Best Experimental
Time
Andromeda Film Festival
İstanbul, Turkey
2023
Best Experimental
Time
Golden Wheat Awards
İstanbul, Turkey
2023
Best Experimental
Time
The Gladiator Film Festival
Istanbul
2023
Official selection
Mrs Maya
Monologues & Poetry International Film Fest
California
2022
Nomination Best Music Video
My Friends
Brilliant Indie Film Awards (BIFA)
2022
Nominees for Best Music Video 2022
My Friends
Munich Music Video Awards
Munich
2022
Nominees for Best Music Video
My Friends
AltFF Alternative Film Festival
Toronto
2022
Finalist
My Friends
Sweden Film Awards
Stockholm
2022
finalist
10th Athens International Digital Film Festival AIDFF
Creators Film Festival
Springfield, MA
2022
finalist
10th Athens International Digital Film Festival AIDFF
Euro Fest European International Film Festival
St.Petersburg
2022
Official selection
Aphrodite
Chambal International Film Festival Season 6
India
2022
Finalist
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TopShot International Film Festival
Warszawa,
2022
Best Documentary
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Andromeda Film Festival
İstanbul
2022
Finalist
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San Francisco Arthouse Short Festival
San Francisco
2022
Best documentary
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Golden Reel International Film Festival
Singapore
2022
best Director Special Award
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Eastern Europe Film Festival
Romania
2022
Honorable Mentions
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Florence Film Awards
Florence
2022
Finalist
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Hamburg film awards
Hamburg
2022
Best Documentary
Journey to the Dream
West Side Mountains Doc Fest
Ipeiros
2022
Best Documentary
Journey to the Dream
Eastern Europe Film Festival
Romania
2022
Best Documentary Short
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Stockholm Short Festival
Stockholm
2021
Nomination Best Music and best short documentary
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FFTG Awards
Astoria NY
2021
Nominees for Best Director and Best Documentary
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AltFF Alternative Film Festival
Toronto, Ontario
2021
Finalist
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International Sound Future Awards
New York
2021
Best Documentary Film
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The Film Contest
Mumbai
2021
Finalist
take a trip
Fillum International Storical & Short Film Festival (FISSF)
Boston
2021
Finalist-Nomination for music- Director Documentary Short
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International Music Video Awards
London
2021
Finalist
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Toronto Film Magazine Fest
Toronto, Ontario
2021
Finalis
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Boden International Film Festival
Boden, Norrbotten
2021
Finalist
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Rome Music Video Awards
Rome
2021
Finalist
take a trip
FILMÓPTICO - INTERNATIONAL ART VISUAL AND FILM FESTIVAL
Cunit (Tarragona)
2021
Finalist
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International Short Film Awards
New York
2021
Best Director Award
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Best Director Award UK Genesis Cinema
London
2021
Best Indie Short Documentary
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Best Indie Film Award UK
London
2021
Best Documentary Short
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New York Tri-State International Film Festival
New York
2021
SPECIAL MENTION
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Athens International Monthly Art Film Festival
Athens
2021
Finalist
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Standalone Film Festival & Awards
California
2021
BEST Indie Short Documentary
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Best Indie Film Award
London
2021
Best European Documentary Short
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Continental Film Awards - CFA
INDIA
2021
Finalist
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Stockholm City Film Festival
Stockholm
2021
Finalist
Journey to the Dream
New York Tri-State International Film Festival
New York
2021
Semi-Finalist
Journey to the Dream
Best Documentary Award UK
London
2021
Semi-Finalist music awards
Journey to the Dream
International Music Video Awards
London
2021
Finalist Best Production-Best Documentary Music - Best Editing
Journey to the Dream
Munich Music Video Awards
Munich
2021
Semi-Finalist
Journey to the Dream
Boden International Film Festival
Boden, Norrbotten 961 45
2021
Nomination Original Song and Editing
Journey to the Dream
Rome Music Video Awards
Rome
2021
Honorable Mention
Journey to the Dream
ADIFF - Actor&Director Awards
Saint-Petersburg
2021
Finalist
Time
Iconic Images Film Festival
Lithuania Centered
2021
Award for Best Cinematography
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Indo Global International Film Festival
Mumbai, Maharashtra 400092
2020
Best Documentary
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Point Of View Indie Film Awards
India
2020
Award Best Editing
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Europe Film Festival EFFUK
London
2020
Best Director Award
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international competition Awards Event
London
2020
Best Featurette Documentary
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Rome International Movie Awards
Rome
2020
Best Documentary
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Accord Cine Fest
Lower Parel, Kurla West Bombay
2020
finalist
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New Cinema - Lisbon international film festival
lisbon
2020
finalist
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7th International Documentary Festival of Ierapetra
Crete
2020
BEST Direction Award and Best Music Award
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3th International Documentary Festival of Epirus
Epirus - (West Side Mountains Doc fest)
2020
Finalist
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First-Time Filmmaker Sessions
London
2020
finalist
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Dumbo Film Festival
New York
2020
BEST Short Documentary
take a trip
KIMFF Internationa Film Festival
Košice
2020
Finalist
Journey to the Dream
Great Cinema Now" International Script and Film Festival USA
UTAH
2020
Finalist
Journey to the Dream
KIMFF International Film Festival
Košický kraj
2020
Finalist
Journey to the Dream
Thessaloniki International Film Festival
Thessaloniki
2020
finalist
Time
Chiayi International Three Minutes Video Competition
Taipei
2020
Finalist
Journey to the Dream
Delhi International Festival of Film & TV
Delhi
2019
Finalist
Journey to the Dream
EMIFF Eurasia International Film Festival
Moskow
2019
Finalist
Journey to the Dream
6th International Documentary Festival of Ierapetra
Ierapetra -Crete
2019
Two week views
Journey to the Dream
distribution from the new star
athens
2018
Finalist
Journey to the Dream
12th Halkida documentary festival
Halkida
2018
Best artistic movie /TERRANOVA ARTISTIC AWARD
morphogenesis
International vaasa film festival
Vassa/Finland
Best direction Best Documentary Best Voice Over and Text Best DOP Best ScreenPlay
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Travancore International Film Awards (TIFA)
Trivandrum, Kerala
Award Winer Best Director
take a trip
The Gladiator Film Festival
Instabul
Official Selection
take a trip
Hollywood Gold Awards
Los Angeles, California
BEST Short Documentary
take a trip
(PIMFF) International Film Festival
prague
Award Best Documentary
Journey to the Dream
Andromeda Film Festival
Instabul
Finalist
Journey to the Dream
Fiorenzo Serra Film Festival
serra
College
School of Film and Television Studies Eugenia Hatzikou
Film Direction
19911996
College
Dequals -NCFE
Postgraduate Diploma in training and development
College
Dequals- ABC Awards
Post graduatee diploma in film and theatre direction
College
Dequals-Gatehouse
HND in Drama and Theater studies
College
New York University Tisch School of the Arts
Certificate in TV, Film, & Theater Director/Producer/Writter
20212022
College
New York University Tisch School of the Arts
Certificate in Perfoming Arts
20212022
College
New York University Tisch School of the Arts
Certificate Business of Entertainment
20232024
Birth Date
April 9, 1972
Nickname
Christos
Birth City
Athens
Current City
Athens
Hometown
Gerakas
Gender
Male
Eye Color
Green
Zodiac Sign
Aries
He is the Founder of Koyinta Company , which is mainly interested in providing cultural services in the field of audiovisual production and supporting the general cultural upgrading of Greek reality. Koyinta's purpose is to promote art and culture and therefore to preserve and promote the local and regional cultural identity and diversity while developing cultural dialogue between international organizations. Audiovisual and cinematographic works can play an important role in forming Greek and wider European identity, while, in parallel with their artistic value, they can contribute to the development of European social values and the functioning of democratic societies.
(2014) Publishes the book "Introduction to Film", p. 300, an approach both for film scholars and all those who want to learn about cinema starting from scratch. The book is aimed at aspiring filmmakers, but also to all those who want to experience in a direct and concise way the art and technique of cinema. ISBN 9786188051539 Koyinta Publishing House
He is the Founder of Koyinta Film Company , which is mainly interested in providing cultural services in the field of audiovisual production
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