Balkans Beyond Borders participated in the 1 st Athens Animation Agora (22nd -24th September 2018) at Onassis Cultural Center. Athens Animation Agora was a three-day event where discussions, presentations, lectures- for professionals and students from the animation
industry- took place in order to create a contact point at local, European and international level.
Balkans Beyond Borders coordinated two round table discussions during the event. The first day (22nd September) the roundtable discussion took place concerning the current state of distribution of animated works in the broader Southeast European & Mediterranean areas and the market / exposure potential of animation through the current sales global scheme.
Sales & Domestic Distribution:
1. Laure Goasguen- Miyu Distribution (FR)
2. Maria Lyssikatos, Trianon (GR)
3. Isaac Gaido Daniel.- Distribution and International Sales Autour de Minuit (FR)
Moderator: Vasiliki Maltasoglou -Balkans Beyond Borders
The second day (23 rd September) another roundtable discussion tackled the position of institutional support provided by governmental institution.
A roundtable discussion on governmental institutions supporting film & animated works.
- Anna Efstathiou-European Commission Directorate General for Communication Representation in Greece
- Lina Manolopoulou- (GR) Representantive of EKOME
- Konstantinos Aivaliotis (GR) Greek Film Center / Head of Promotion- Hellas Film
- Laetitia Kulyk– Audiovisual Attache IFA (FR)
Moderator: Veroniki Krikoni –Balkans Beyond Borders