The Happy Life

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    The Happy Life

    Directed by

    Greece

    2009

    8 min

    • Greek

    Fantasy

    A cartoonist. His wife. His characters.

    Awards

    • Grand Prize (Best Short) - Marbella IFF
    • Best Animation (Short) - Monaco IFF
    • Best Short - Patras IFF

    Festivals

    Credits

    Screenplay
    Minos Nikolakakis
    Cinematography
    Dimitris Theodoropoulos
    Editing
    Alexandros Seitaridis
    Music
    Marios Strofalis
    Production
    MINOS NIKOLAKAKIS
    Minos Nikolakakis

    Minos Nikolakakis

    Greece

    Minos Nikolakakis has been producing/directing films since 2000. They focus on themes of cultural heritage, myth and magic realism. They have participated in international festivals (including LA Shorts Fest, Cinemed Montpellier, Uppsala and Flickers Fest), they have had a theatrical release and have received awards. They were supported by the Greek Broadcaster ERT SA. His short, THE ATTIC (2012), was screened in Egbert Baque Contemporary Art Gallery Berlin: David Bowie Exhibition. They have been used as a teaching medium in seminars at the department of Film Studies in the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. He has produced features and documentaries. He has studied engineering and worked as a Civil Engineer in order to support his passion for filmmaking. ENTWINED (2019) received the CineLink award of the pack-and-pitch program of the 2014 Sarajevo Film Festival’s Talent Lab and was a jury member at the following edition and world-premiered in the Discovery section of Toronto IFF.

    Selected Filmography