World festival of first animations
October
5-8
2022
hu en

FOKION XENOS (GRC)

Fokion is an animated film director and designer from Athens, Greece. As an animation filmmaker he is interested in playful and bold stories that focus on visual wit and emotional honesty. With a particular emphasis on colour and form he is very keen into combining practical and digital techniques to create unique emerging visuals. His MA graduation film Heatwave produced at the National Film and Television School has been awarded by multiple prestigious film festivals such as Edinburgh International Film Festival, Cinekid, Athens International Film Fest, AnimaSyros and many others. In addition Heatwave has been officially selected in more than 70 film festivals all over the globe including Annecy, Anima Mundi, Encounters, LSSF, LIAF as well as it has been Shortlisted for the Student BAFTA LA.