Athens, Greece. The venue


MIKROKOSMOS filmcenter
Syngrou av. 106, FIX

Betting: 20:15
Screening: 21:00

Ticket price: 7,50€ (student 5€)

An after midnight party will follow at

Mikrokosmos is a popular and lively art cinema, based at the centre of Athens. In its fifth year of operation, it has acquired a steady audience of film enthusiasts, as it has been steadily supporting short films and independent film productions. Mikrokosmos also organises various events such as visual art exhibitions, theatrical performances, directors’ retrospectives, film tributes, film festivals et al. This is the third year that Mikrokosmos is hosting Betting on Shorts: More than a Eurovision of Shortfilm.

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mikrokosmos website

The Athens jury is

Daphne Dragona is a media arts curator and organiser, based in Athens. She has collaborated with the National Museum of Contemporary Art – Athens (Greece), Alta Tecnologia Andina (Peru), Laboral Centro de Arte y Creacion Industrial (Spain) and Fournos Center for Digital Culture (Greece). She is also a PhD candidate in the Faculty of Communication & Media Studies of the University of Athens.

Yiannis Karkanevatos
Born in Serres, studied at NTUA (Department of Electrical Engineering) and also film making at Hellenic Cinema & Television School Stavrakos. He has directed several short films (fiction and experimental) and has written scripts and short stories that have won awards in various competitions.

Meropi Kokkini is a journalist and graduate of the Mass Media and Communications Department of Panteion University, Athens. She has been working for weekly magazines and newspapers since 1991, including Elle, 01, Symbol, Klik. She is currently working as a journalist for the weekly Athenian free press Lifo.

Andreas Sotirakopoulos is the director of Mikrokosmos, film distributor and a PANIONIOS F.C. aficionado.

Myrna Tsapa (film director)
Myrna Tsapa studied film direction at the Stavrakos Film and Television School (1984-1987) in Athens. Her short films include, Preamble (1988), The Stranger (1996) and Before it gets dark (1999). She has participated at Drama International and National Film Festival in 1996 and the Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival in 1997. Myrna received a special award from the Greek Ministry of Culture and the prize for best female director at Drama Film Festival in 1999. She has been working for Greek television directing TV series since 1998.

BoSs in Athens is organized by
Irini Marinaki + Konstantinos Stefanis (BoSs co-directors), Polina Agapaki, Nikos Rovas, Thomas Poravas, Kiriakos Giannatos

and supported by

mikrokosmos cantinasocial ilpostino

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