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The National Garden [ Short Film - Completed ]


Tina, a fashion design child prodigy, attends the halloween costume contest dressed as a Penguin to lose the first prize to Princess Jasmine. Trying to track down the advantages of the winning costume, she comes to a life changing revelation. 

Genre: Comedy | Drama
Features: Greece | 15' | 2.35:1 | Black & White | Greek


Mary Karazisi, Katerina Lazopoulou, Alexandros Dimos, Iris Baglanea, Stathis Apostolou, Dimitris Abatzis, Tasos Saketos, Rafika Chawische.


Written and Directed by Syni Pappa | Cinematography by Olympia Mytilinaiou GSC | Production Design Eleni Folerou | Edited by Nikos Helidonidis | Production Manager Vaggelis Fakinos | Assistant Director Dimitris Priftis | Second Assistant Director Stevi Panagiotaki | Assistant Camera Kostas Babis | Second Assistant Camera Aigli Drakou | Continuity Supervisor Efthimis Miheloudakis | Costumes Design Eleni Folerou & Katerina Zoura | Hair and Make Up Goldie Roufogali | Assistant Hair and Make Up Evelina Avgerou | Gaffer Yannis Maragoudakis | Production Sound & Sound Design Nikolas Konstantinou | Color Grading & Dcp Authoring Aggelos Mantzios | Still Photographer Anna Tagkalou | Graphic Design INDEV | Production Assistants Nikos Borovas & Anna Loupa | Props Construction Irini Folerou | Producers Wholewave | Produced by Maria Repousi | With the Support of Athens International Film Festival - Athens Film Lab 2015 & ESPA.


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  • Thessaloniki International Short Film Festival, Greece, 2016
  • Festival Européen du Film Court de Brest, France, 2016
  • Artfools Video Film Festival, Larissa, 2017
  • Int'l Festival Sarajevo "Sarajevo Winter", Bosnia and Herzegovina,2017
  • Aswan Int'l Film Festival, Egypt, 2017
  • Skepto International Film Festival, Cagliari, Italy 2017
  • Breakthroughs Film Festival, Toronto, Canada, 2017
  • Back_up Film Festival, Weimar, Germany, 2017
  • NexT Film Festival, Bucharest, Romania, 2017
  • Festival de l'Image a Epinal, France, 2017
  • Kaohsiung Film Festival, Taiwan, 2017