Fokion is a director and designer from Athens, Greece born in 1990. 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 Int. Film Festival, Cinekid, Athens Int. 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. Recently it won best student short film award at the Royal Television Society.
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