Here's the full programme of AnimaSyros Agora event taking place 22-25 September in Syros, Greece.

Joanna Quinn, Nancy Denney-Phelphs, Nik Phelps, Ilza Burkovska Jacobsen, Kim Noce, Kristian Sensini, Maria-Lorenzo Hernandez  are some of the participants in the (physical and online) edition of AnimaSyros Agora event, organized by AnimaSyros International Animation Festival, in co-operation with Folimage.

The networking event was launched in 2015, and includes both pitching sessions of animated films in development, as well as lectures, masterclasses, one-to-one meetings of directors with producers and animation industry professionals.

Here's the full programme of AnimaSyros Agora 2021, 22-25 September:

Day 1 - Wednesday, September 22

10∶00 - 17∶00:  PITCHING FORUM: FOLIMAGE WORKSHOP,  Corinne Destombes & Hélène Friren
Open only to Pitching Forum participants.

17∶00 - 17∶10: AGORA OPENING / Welcome message by Festival President, Vassilis Karamitsanis and Agora Coordinator, Marineta Mak Kritikou

17∶00 - 19∶40:  AGORA ROUND-TABLES

17∶10 - 17∶50:  ANIMATED FILM PRODUCTION DURING COVID IN GREECE: 3 CASE STUDIES
Effie Pappa (GR) - In Between / Charalambos Margaritis (GR) / Maria Sabatakaki (GR) - Places of Hellenism: Ermoupolis  Daphne Xourafi (GR) - Amina

18∶00 - 18∶40:  INTERNATIONAL CO-PRODUCTIONS: CHALLENGES & OPPORTUNITIES
Imge Ozbilge & Sine Ozbilge (TR-BE) - Mosaic /  Nicolas Fattouh (LB) – How My Grandmother Became a Chair / Jalal Maghout (SR) – Have a Nice Dog

18∶50 - 19∶30:  CAREER PATHS FOR ANIMATION TALENT
Kim Noce (IT),  Maria-Lorenzo Hernandez (SP), Sophia El Khyari (MA), Laure Goasguen (FR)


Day 2 - Thursday, September 23

10∶00 - 17∶00:  PITCHING FORUM: FOLIMAGE WORKSHOP,  Corinne Destombes & Hélène Friren
Open only to Pitching Forum participants.

17∶00 - 17∶10: AGORA OPENING . Welcome message by Agora Coordinator, Marineta Mak Kritikou

17:00-19:40: MUSIC/ SOUND IN ANIMATION

17∶10 - 17∶30: FROM IMPROVISATION TO COMPOSITION: Nik Phelps (BE)
17∶40 - 18∶00:  DUBBING IN ANIMATION: Akindinos Gikas (GR) 10’ Q&A
18∶10 - 18∶30: COMPOSING FOR ANIMATION: SIGNE BAUMANE CASE STUDY / Kristian Sensini (IT) 


18:45-19:30: IN CONVERSATION WITH jOANNA QUINN / THE WOMAN BEHIND BERYL: Joanna Quinn (GB), Nancy Denney Phelps (BE) 


Day 3 - Friday, September 24 

10∶00 - 17∶00: PITCHING FORUM: FOLIMAGE WORKSHOP, Corinne Destombes & Hélène Friren
Open only to Pitching Forum participants.

12∶00 - 12∶10: AGORA OPENING - MORNING SESSION / Welcome message by Agora Coordinator, Marineta Mak Kritikou

CONTENT & MEDIA PLATFORMS
12∶10 - 12∶30: CINOBO / Tassos Melemenidis (GR), Dafni Bechtsi (GR) 
12∶40 - 13∶00 COSMOTE TV Grigoris Kokkinakis (GR)
13∶10 - 13∶30: ERTFLIX / Constantinos Bourounis (GR) 
13:40-14:00  ANNECY’S ANIMATION DU MONDE IN ANIMASYROS / MIFA PITCHES: A CATALYST FOR ANIMATED FILM CO-PRODUCTIONS IN THE MEDITERRANEAN Géraldine Baché (FR) 

16∶30 - 16∶40: AGORA OPENING - AFTERNOON SESSION / Welcome message by Agora Coordinator, Marineta Mak Kritikou

16∶30 - 17∶40: ANIMATED DOCUMENTARY

16∶40 - 17∶00: MY FAVORITE WAR, Ilze Burkovska Jacobsen 
17∶10 - 17∶30: AURORA’S SUNRISE, A WORK-IN-PROGRESS, Inna Sahakyan (AR)

17∶40 - 19∶30: CONTENT & PRODUCTION COMPANIES

17∶40 - 18∶00: FOLIMAGE, Corinne Destombes (FR) 
18∶10 - 18∶30: NEDA FILM, Amanda Livanou (GR) / 10’ Q&A
18∶40 - 19∶00: WHITE FOX, Anastasia Manou (GR), Christos Leivaditis (GR) 

Day 4 - Saturday, September 25 

11∶00 - 11∶10: DAY 4 - AGORA OPENING / Welcome message by Agora Coordinator, Marineta Mak Kritikou

11:00-12:30 AGORA ROUNDTABLES

11∶10 - 11∶40: GREEK SUPPORT FUNDS FOR EMERGING AUTHORS IN ANIMATION: Vasiliki Diagouma (GR) - EKOME, Athena Kalkopoulou (GR) - Hellas Film, TBD (GR) - Ministry of Culture 
11∶50 - 12∶10: ACCESS TO INTERNATIONAL MARKETS, Panagiotis Kyriakoulakos (GR) - Asifa, Anna Kasimati (GR) - Creative Europe, Giorgos Tsemberopoulos (GR) - Hellenic Academy of Film /
12∶30 - 13∶00: AWARD PRESENTATION: DIMITRIS SPYROU. / CEFEJ Award presented to Dimitris Spyrou for lifertime achievement. Presented by Vasilis Karamitsanis (GR) and Athina Rikaki (GR)

14:30-16:00 Final Presentations of Pitching Forum participants.

All Agora activities will take place physically at The Cultural Center of Hermoupolis (map). They will be simultaneously broadcast online.The festival will be strictly following all COVID-19 regulations. Face masks are mandatory at all festival events and activities.

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