Eight-minute Deadline

In a virtual cut-throat world that brooks no mistakes, everyone is deadline-driven. The main character, a postman, is assigned the mission to deliver a letter on a unicycle in eight minutes. Torn between love and duty, the character lives through short-lived moments of passion, scrubbing round the rules.

  • Zina Papadopoulou
    Director
  • Petros Papadopoulos
    Director
  • Euripides Laskaridis
    Key Cast
  • Vasso Kavalieratou
    Key Cast
  • Grigoris Grigoropoulos
    Music Composer
  • Project Type:
    Animation
  • Runtime:
    8 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    June 1, 2012
  • Country of Origin:
    Greece
  • Country of Filming:
    Greece
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Black & White and Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
  • Drama Film Festival
    Drama
    Greece
    September 8, 2012
    Best Animation
  • The Underground Film Festival
    New York
    United States
    April 1, 2013
    Experimental Film
  • Boston Sci-Fi Film Festival
    Boston
    United States
    February 1, 2013
    Honorable Mention
  • Peloponnesian International Film Festival

    Greece
    December 6, 2013
    Best Animation
  • Thess International Short Film Festival
    Thessaloniki
    Greece
    December 8, 2012
    Cinematic Achievement Award
  • International Cycling Film Festival

    Germany
    2nd Prize
Director Biography - Zina Papadopoulou, Petros Papadopoulos

Zina Papadopoulou is an independent animator and director. She studied Graphic Design and took her Master’s degree in Animation at the Utrecht School of the Arts, the Netherlands.

Petros Papadopoulos is a Greek director and animator. He studied Technology of Graphic Arts at the Technological Educational Institute of Athens. After finishing his MA in Digital Moving Image at London Metropolitan University, he worked in the field of TV advertising.

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