Greek and French. As an ethno-psychologist (Masters in Clinical Cross-Cultural Psychology from the University of Paris 5), she has worked in Paris supporting immigrant families, in the team of pioneer Prof. Marie-Rose Moro and in South Italy with refugee unaccompanied minors. As a consultant at UNESCO, she has facilitated the socio-educational integration of street children in Madagascar. She holds a Masters in Documentary filmmaking and visual anthropology (trained by Jean Rouch’s team at Paris 10 University). As a founder of One Vibe Films, she has written, directed, and produced creative documentaries for international broadcasters and for NGOs – mainly shot in remote areas of Southeast Asia, Europe and Africa. As a founder of Diversity United, she designs & implements media & raising awareness campaigns and community engagement & capacity building projects for vulnerable groups. This includes using Participatory Video workshops offering various artistic outcomes, creating interactive cross-media, as well as conceiving & designing digital platforms for social change (initially inspired as Covid-19 solutions). The above are further developed and implemented with the rest of the team. She speaks English, French, Greek, Italian, Spanish, Indonesian and Malay.
Sea Gypsies joined the “Why Poverty?” series, led by BBC. It was covered by 69 broadcasters reaching over 200 countries worldwide.
Greece: Days of Change nominated by the Millennium International Documentary Festival, for the “Workers of the World” award (Belgium), and by Docs Barcelona for the “New Talent” award (Spain). Screened in 60 cinemas around Spain, as “Documental del mez”, in other cinemas across Europe with “Moving Docs”, and broadcasted prime time in 6 European countries.
Anti-bullying campaign, cross-media interactive educational tool (idea-design, multiple end scenarios, direction, production) for the EU. Officially used by the Greek Ministry of Education as well as in 6 other European countries.
Walking in light, a poetic video-dance performance inspired by Participatory Video (PV) workshops with young refugees hosted in shelters in South Italy.
BeLeaf VR 360, a virtual reality poetic film, part of MaTerre VR Experience, officially included in the cultural program of European Capital of Culture 2019, Matera, Italy. Selected for the “Maker Faire Rome – European Edition” and included in Rai Cinema VR app (under Maker Faire, Ma Terre VR Experience, BeLeaf)