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12th Annual Los Angeles Greek Film Festival

June 6 – 10, 2018



CO-FOUNDERS
Ersi Danou
Angeliki Giannakopoulos

ARTISTIC DIRECTOR
Aris Katopodis

PRODUCER, DEVELOPMENT EXECUTIVE
Eleni Arvaniti

DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION
Prof. Katerina Zacharia, PhD

PROGRAMMING
Director: Aris Katopodis
Programming Manager & Filmmaker Liaison: Dimitra Kasdagli
Jury Coordinator: Dimitra Kasdagli
Programmers: Dimitra Kasdagli, Aris Katopodis, Katerina Zacharia, Constantinos Isaias, Ritesh Mehta, Rolandos Liatsos
Programming LMU interns: Carmen Corea, Chauncey Dewey, Daniel de Boulay, Victor Diaz, Maya Florin, Gage Jorgensen, Lesly Juarez, Reiner Karnadi, Maria Kondratyeva, Colin Lauber, Austin Martinez, AJ Nisich, Roberto Ortega, Diego Rentsch, Samuel Smith, Juliet Szatko
Program Book Managing Editors: Aris Katopodis, Eleni Arvaniti
Program Book Editor: Greta Couper
Program Book LMU Interns: Reiner Karnadi

INTERNATIONAL PROJECT DISCOVERY FORUM (IPDF)
Director: Araceli Lemos
Production Coordinator: Karina Logotheti
Associate: Giulia Caruso
Thanks to: Thouly Dosios, Ersi Danou
IPDF LMU Interns: Carmen Corea, Daniel de Boulay, Colin Lauber, Roberto Ortega

DEVELOPMENT
Executive: Eleni Arvaniti
Director: Thespina Patronas
Consultants: Ersi Danou, Dorothea Paschalidou
Associates: Stefania Karimali, Constantinos Isaias, Georgia Tripodi
Associate (Greece): Anastasia Venetsanou
Development Campaign Graphic Designer: Eleni Sakelaris
Development & Outreach LMU Interns: Reiner Karnadi, Chauncey Dewey, Victor Diaz, Juliet Szatko, Lesly Juarez, Gage Jorgensen

OPERATIONS
Producer and Director of Hospitality: Eleni Arvaniti
Technical Director and Print Traffic Manager: Vanja Srdic
Associate Producer: Georgia Tripodes
Director of Volunteer Services: Adrian Fernandez
Volunteer Team Leaders: TBD
Theater Manager: James Ananias
Production Coordinator: Sophia Thomopoulos

GUEST SERVICES
Box Office Manager: Annetta Babakhanie, Stella Kalivas
Box Office Eventbrite Coordinator: Constantinos Isaias, Kira Dimitri
Box Office Associates: Ursula Janofsky, Elena Natou
Box Office LMU Intern: Reiner Karnadi
Accounting: Hal Berman
Hospitality Team Leader: TBD
Hospitality Team: Despina Demetriou, Evyenia Karmi, Sophiah Koikas

PUBLICITY
Publicist: Manos PR: Melinda Manos, Claudia Ciuffo
PublicityLMU Intern: Polyxeni Capuano-Papadimitriu
Newsletter Editors: Ersi Danou, Constantinos Isaias, Aris Katopodis, Yiannis Mouravas
Newsletter LMU Intern: Reiner Karnadi
Talent Producer: Mary Downey
Website Manager: Vanja Srdic

SOCIAL MEDIA & MARKETING
Social Media Director: Constantinos Isaias
Social Media Director: Constantinos Isaias
Social Media Associate: Thespina Patronas
Social Media LMU Interns: Tatijana Sheikhan, Juliet Szatko, Samuel Smith, Arianna Ling
Social Events Ambassadors: Demitri York, Vassilia Meliou
Photographer: Urbanite Media, Srini Metesh

ART
Festival Graphic Artist: John Mouravas
Development Graphic Artist: Eleni Sakelaris
Orpheus Award Sculptor: Miltos Papastergiou

TRAILER
Shot, Directed, Edited by Joel Garber & Araceli Lemos
Music by Michael Rossetto
2018 LAGFF Highlights Video: Araceli Lemos

ORPHEUS AWARDS
Orpheus Awards Producer & Director: Constantinos Isaias
Orpheus Awards Associate Producer: Dena Romios
Orpheus Awards Writer: Liana Mesaikou
Orpheus Awards Host: Chuck Dukas
Orpheus Awards Performance: ANT
Orpheus Awards Clips Editor: Constantinos Isaias
Honoree Tribute Interviewer: Katerina Zacharia
Honoree Tribute Videographers: Araceli Lemos & Constantinos Isaias
Honoree Tribute Cinematographer: Joel Garber
Honoree Tribute Video Editor: Taylor Gianotas
Honoree Tribute Make Up Artist: Kaila Borne
Orpheus Award LMU Interns: Polyxeni Capuano-Papadimitriu, Samuel Smith, Diego Rentsch

ORPHEUS AWARDS PRESENTERS
Vassy, Kelly Hanks-Vlahakis, Tonia Sotiropoulou, Thaao Penghlis, Valorie Massalas, Ronnie Yeskel, Penelope Spheeris, Rita Moreno, Greg Yaitanes

VISITING ARTISTS
Ariana Savalas, Greek Rebetiko Trio, ANT

VOLUNTEERS
TBA

ADVISORY BOARD
Alexander Payne, Alexia Melocchi, Billy Zane, Corinna Tsopei Field, Evan Spiliotopoulos, Gene George, George Strompolos, Greg Yaitanes, Jim Gianopulos, Kary Antholis, Kelly Vlahakis-Hanks, Marianne Mitropoulos, Mena Suvari, Michael Economou, Nia Vardalos, Nick Cassavetes, Olympia Dukakis, Peter Economides, Phedon Papamichael, Sid Ganis, Stratton Leopold, Ted Sarandos, Terry Dougas, Theane Evangelis , Valorie Massalas, Victoria Bousis

JURORS
Stephen Christian, Glenn Gebhard, Alexander Koht, Valorie Massalas, Vanessa Newell, Thaao Penghlis, Beve Regas, Aliki Theophilopoulos, Jennifer Bertling

BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Dinos Andrianos, Ersi Danou, Alex Kalognomos, Thouly Dosios, Michael Galanakis

 

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