Tutors of 5th Drama Pitching Lab & Forum - Short Film Festival in Drama

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Tutors of 5th Drama Pitching Lab & Forum


Tutors of 5th Drama Pitching Lab & Forum

John Stephens

John Stephens was born and raised in London and after finishing his degree in English Literature gained considerable teaching experience before eventually becoming a screenwriter, script editor and freelance script consultant. He has consulted and script doctored on various projects and has run workshops internationally in script development and story theory.

Georgina Kakoudaki
Georgina Kakoudaki  is a theatre theorist and director. Since 2009, she’s been directing youth theatre performances and collaborated with over 30 theatre and dance companies as a dramaturg. She’s taught in numerous public  and international organizations specializing in educating adults through theatre and film. She has taught film dramaturgy and aesthetics at the AKMI IEK school (2006-2011), She was head of the National Theatre of Greece Library and Archive (1997-2004). She co-wrote the books: Theatre and Theatre in Education (IDEKE 2007) and Paths of Experiential Learning (Kedros publications 2011). Georgina has also written the Arts Schools Students’ Coursebook specializing in Theatre Directing and Film Directing/Film Aesthetics (IEP 2015) and organized a large number of New Artists festivals alongside a series of organizations and theatres in Greece. Since April 2016, she is the co- curator of the Educational Programs of the Athens and Epidaurus Festival and Head of the Epidaurus Lyceum, an international school for professionals focusing on Ancient drama.

Barbara Dukas
Barbara Dukas is director, actress and trainer.
She is Artistic Director of State Theater in Corfu Island (Greece)
She has directed in Greece and abroad many plays in theatre and worked in film and television production.
Since 1986, she teaches constantly in drama schools and workshops in Greece and abroad: Improvisation, Acting, and Behavior Science based on her method Performance Personal Development Training [P. P.D.T. System ] for actors as well as Βasic Principles for the Stage Direction’ for directors and performance studies students and ‘Conducting Actors’ for Film Directors.
She has delivered  workshops and lectures as a visiting teacher  in educational centers and festivals such as:  Berlin (Schwelle 7), London (Central School of Speech and Drama), Venice (Methodica Festival), Cyprus  (International Symposium of  Ancient Drama),  New York ( N.Y.University- Steindhardt), IRAN (Tehran's International University Festival, Athens (DEREE the American College in Greece), Greek National Theater, e.t.c.
From 2005 - 2008 collaborated with the Educational Group AKMI, as artistic director of Art Academy of MEDIA and FILM STUDIES and PERFORMING ARTS .
Since 2009, she is conductor of the educational program ‘Drama Mini Talent Lab’ and Pitching Lab and Forum of the International Short Film Festival of the city of Drama (Northern Greece)
She is a Ph.D candidate in University of Thessaloniki – Film Studies / ‘Cinema and Theatre: Production of a Contemporary Dramaturgy using Cinematic Techniques on stage’

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