Damianos Voganatsis

filmmaker | teacher | media educator

Since his graduation from the Physics Department of Ioannina Greece (2006), Damianos Voganatsis has been working as a teacher and facilitator with children of all ages, teaching mainly Physics and Environmental Education until today. During that time he also attended workshops in Cinema and Folk Fairy Tale Narration. For 2.5 years he was a founding member of a voluntary theater-pedagogical group, which aimed at raising children’s awareness in environmental issues.

From 2008-2010, being an IKY scholarship student, he studied Film Production at the University for the Creative Arts in Surrey (UK). Since 2009 till now, he has been designing & teaching in several cross-cultural Media Education-Literacy workshops for children, youth and teachers in UK, Germany, Serbia and Greece. He co-operates with Olympia International Film Festival for Children and Young People,Greek Film Archive, Karpos, Theatre in Education, The Greek Ombudsman for Children & Media Education center of Belgrade. The films he has made with children have participated and awarded in many Greek and international Youth Film Festivals around the world.

His films “Metaxourgio” (co-direction) & “Gobolino” have been awarded at the festivals: of National Short Film festival of Drama, Hellenic Documentary Festival of Chalkida & Athens International Digital Film Festival PLATFORMA. His documentary film “Master & Servant” has been used as pedagogical research material. On July 2015 he graduated from the Department of Primary Level Education Democritus University of Thrace. Since 2015 he works as a fulltime primary school teacher, currently at the private primary school Σχολή Χιλλ. website: www.blinkdreamer.gr


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