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Marie-Margaux Tsakiri-Scanatovits2

Marie-Margaux Tsakiri-Scanatovits

United Kingdom / Website

Biography

Marie-Margaux Tsakiri-Scanatovits was born in 1986 in Greece. She studied in Britain. First at Kingston University London, First Class BA (Hons) Illustration and Animation, in 2005-2008 and then Royal College of Art where she obtained her Master´s degree in animation in 2010. My Mother´s Coat is her graduation film. Her interest in documentary animation has lead her to the use of interviews for the inspiration and creation of all of her films, with the "familial circle" being her main theme of interest and exploration. My Mother's Coat has been shown in various festivals worldwide and won the "Best Film" award by the Estonian Academy of Art jury at Animated Dreams animation festival in Tallinn, Estonia, in 2010. Marie- Margaux is now working as a freelance animator for both commercial and independent film work.

Filmography:

He Seemed Lovely (UK, 2008)
Eric, do you exist? (UK, 2009)
Jöns and the Spider (UK, 2010)
My Mother´s Coat (6´, UK, 2010)

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My Mother`s Coat

My Mother`s Coat (Orig.) / 2010 / United Kingdom / 7 min

The director’s Italian mother remembers how she followed her Greek husband to Athens in the 1970s.

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On January 15, the first edition of the international conference Film Literacy Lab dealing with the topic of film education was held in Prague. 7 European documentary film festivals presented their film educational methods and started a creative dialogue on 'How to teach about film?' in the present-day cultural landscape. The event was initiated by Doc Alliance and served as an introduction to the online educational platform Doc Alliance Academy.

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Nina Numankadić: What is important is the quality of the films. We were never after quantity.

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The online documentary cinema DAFilms.com celebrates its 10th anniversary. It is one of the first VOD portals in the world. Managing director of DAFilms.com Nina Numankadić replies to 5 questions concerning the directors‘ changing approach to the online distribution of their films and other topics.

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Miroslav Janek: I show my cards to the viewers so they can play with me more easily

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As a bonus to the retrospective of films by Miroslav Janek, we are bringing you an interview with the remarkable Czech director (as well as editor and cinematographer). Learn more about how he drives himself out of the editing room, about Citizen Havel, about shooting with children as well as about his new upcoming project.

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