Konstantinos Papathanasiou

Freelance Video Editor & Script Writer

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Location:Harrow, Harrow, United Kingdom
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/konstantinospapathanasiou
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My first degree was a mix of Preproduction, Production and Postproduction courses about TV and advertising. In the end, my interest focused on Preproduction and screenwriting in particular. In the Hellenic Broadcasting Corporation and the Production Companies my work was in both Production and Postproduction, and my Master’s degree focused on Postproduction. Now, I am working as Video Editor.

Achievements

My short film “Ithaca” participated in the 1st Annual International Freethought Film Festival of Florida and the Cyprus International Film Festival (Won the “Nostimon Imar” award - Best Greek Director Abroad).
My short film “Graffiti in Greece” will participate in the feature film “Global Graffiti”, produced by Yellow Productions.

Education

Oct. 2009 - Sept. 2010 University of York, MA in Postproduction with Specialization in Visual Effects

Dissertation: “Experimental / Avant-Garde Documentary based on the poem Ithaca”.
(http://www.imdb.com/video/wab/vi2702481945/)

Technical Skills Gained: Final Cut Pro, Motion, Color, After Effects, Compressor, DVD Studio Pro

Graduate Skills Gained: Working to deadlines / Collaborating with group members to complete projects
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Feb. 2001 - June 2007 The American College of Greece, Deree College, Athens, Greece
BA in Communication / Minor in History

Graduate Skills Gained: Presentations / Report Writing
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1997 - 2000: Apolytirion, Eniaio Lykeio Rafinas, Attica, Greece (Secondary education)

Certifications

April 2011: Apple Pro Training Series - FCP 101: Introduction to Final Cut Pro 7

Employment

Oct. 2011 – Nov. 2011 “Asperger Syndrome: Myths & Reality”

Brief Description: A short documentary that was screened on the 3rd of December, in an American
conference regarding Asperger Syndrome. It was written, edited, and directed by me.
Sept . 2011 – Oct. 2011 Video Editor, Yellow Productions

Brief description: “Homecoming”. A documentary on the independence day of Croatia.
It was directed by Andi Reiss, produced by Tina Galovic, and edited by me.
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Sept . 2011 Video Editor, Yellow Productions

Brief Description: “2011 ACS Leadership Summit”. A conference and networking event that
took place in London. A promo video was made that was directed by Andi Reiss, edited by
me, and was submitted to the African Caribbean Society in London.
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July 2011 – Aug. 2011 “Graffiti in Greece”, Yellow Productions

Brief Description: A short documentary that will be part of a feature film called “Global Graffiti”. It was
written, edited, and directed by me.
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July 2011 – Aug. 2011 Video Editor Assistant, Gamma Productions

Brief Description: “Me to Deksi”. A series of shows where people with low income ask from the show to built
them a house.
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Aug. 2007 - May 2009 Production Assistant, Cine+ / ERT (Hellenic Broadcasting Corporation), Athens, Greece

Brief Description: Cine+ is a digital channel run by ERT, and its focus is on films, serials, cartoons, and documentaries.
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Sept. 2007 – Aug. 2008 Video Editor Assistant, P. Bournazos Studios & SIA (Part-Time)

Brief Description: “San Paramythi”. A series of documentaries where people from all over Greece share their
unique stories that took place during global historical events.
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Dec. 2006 – Aug. 2007 Production Assistant, Sport+ / ERT (Hellenic Broadcasting Corporation), Athens, Greece

Brief Description: Sport+ is a digital channel run by ERT, and its focus is on broadcasting various sports from all
over the world.

Additional Skills

Languages: Greek (mother tongue)
English Fluent (Proficiency, University of Cambridge, Local Examinations Syndicate

Interests

Scriptwriting (Already written scripts, for commercials, short and feature films, ready to be delivered)
Martial Arts (Muay Thai and Kung Fu). I was an instructor at a local club in Greece for a six-month period.
Films / Music / History / Philosophy

(References available upon request)
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Video Editing
Script Writing