3,2,1 Action!

Cinema Summer Camp 2022

An educational activity from the Chania Film Festival

Summer School Summer 2022

Capturing the experience

The Summer School of Cinema and Cretan Culture 2022 of the Chania Film Festival took place July 1 – 10, 2022 at MAICH Chania hosting the summer youth camp of the Goethe-Institut Athen under the special title 3,2,1 ACTION! SMALL AND SMALL FILMMAKERS IN ACTION!

The students participating in the camp lived a 10-day program full of experiences, got to know the documentary and the culture of Crete. They entered the role of the filmmaker, learning the secrets of the camera and editing, they know the process of creating a documentary.

At the same time, they participated in thematic workshops, shared ideas, letting their imagination and creativity travel. They met and collaborated creatively with about 30 young men and women from all over the country.

As part of the program we explored the environment, discussed climate change, alternative tourism, agritourism, Cretan diet, traditional professions and social life in Crete, and created audio-visual products and 4 short films related to these topics.

Of course we met people who are active in the program's themes by recording their experiences.

Finally, the students had the opportunity to work in groups on thematic projects, approaching social issues through interactive and interdisciplinary workshops, while learning the German language and enjoying a very fun experience.

Welcome and installation of the team - Getting to know each other

The experience began with the reception of the participants, their installation in the hostels and their acquaintance with the premises of MAICH. The first concern is getting to know the team members. We started with musical theater dating games…

Morning Training Program

The daily program of the summer school was designed with 3-hour experiential workshops from 9 am to 2 pm.

In this context, the group attended laboratory courses on the following topics:

Film Literacy, Introduction to Documentary, Learning Filmmaking Media, Creating my Documentary, Oral History, Photo Stories, Cinema and Creative Writing, Music and Cinema, Cretan Culture and Tradition, Cretan Diet, German Language Approaches.

Afternoon – Evening Program

The daily program of the Summer School had afternoon training, entertainment and fun activities. The goal is a richly lived experience that would be captured with both knowledge and entertainment. In this context, the group followed the actions:

Living the Summer Cinema experience, Getting to know the Film Club program at the School of the Chania Film Festival, Traveling to the world of the Stars - Stargazing, Meeting an Actor, With the Music of the House...

Educational Visits and Parallel Activities

As part of the program, visits to Chania were planned so that the team could get to know the city and its particular elements as well as places related to the theme of the documentaries it was creating. At the same time, related actions were planned. Specifically, the participants in the summer school...

They got to know the Botanical Park and the Gardens of Crete

It was a day trip and according to everyone's statement a unique experience as the participants got to know the flora of the Mediterranean as it has grown in the areas of the Botanical Park and Gardens of Crete. At the same time, it was also the subject of one of the documentaries of the summer school.

They got to know the Old Town of Chania

One of the goals of the summer school is to get to know Chania. In this context, a visit was made to the old town of Chania accompanied by a tour guide, offering a complete presentation of the history of the Venetian port of Chania.

They also met The Great Arsenal and KAM. The Great Arsenal which houses the Mediterranean Architecture Center is an emblematic building with an important history in the heart of the Venetian Port of Chania. We were welcomed by the Deputy Mayor of Culture of the Municipality of Chania.

They had a complete experience of Cretan Food - Cretan Cuisine

The Cretan Diet was one of the sections discussed thematically at the summer school and was the subject of one of the documentaries created by the children. In this context, they attended an experiential Cretan Diet workshop, creating some foods which they later tasted.

They experienced the Creation of Bread

The Cretan Diet was one of the sections discussed thematically at the summer school and was the subject of one of the documentaries created by the children. In this context, they attended an experiential Bread Making workshop which they later tasted.

Summer cinema

Our evenings included Cinema Under the Stars with popcorn and Biral (local soft drink)

Sports, Music, Dance and Song!

When the condition is creative and the atmosphere corresponding... Sports, Music, Dance and Song are part of the creative meetings...

Closing ceremony

The closing ceremony was the highlight of the Cinema Summer Camp of the Chania Film Festival. In the presence of representatives from the Region of Crete, the Municipality of Platanias, the Goethe Institut of Athens and the Goethe Zentrum Chania, the administration of MAICH, parents and a large crowd, the summer school concluded with the presentation of 4 documentaries created by the working groups. Music and dancing closed the evening.

And in German...

The cooperation of the trainers of the Chania Film Festival and the collaborators – trainers of the Goethe-Institut Athen was exemplary, so that there is a permanent approach to the German language of both the thematic research and the audio-visual workshops.

Making a Documentary with my Team

In this section, the participants divided into 4 groups worked on their Documentary. They decided on the topic and scripted their Documentary. They researched their topic. They interviewed experts on their subjects

They transcribed and edited their material. They were taught Editing and Edited their Documentaries. They worked on translating and subtitling their films into German.

The Documentaries Created

The children who participated in the Summer Film School
Cinema Summer Camp 2022 divided into 4 work groups created the documentaries:

We eat Cretan - Wir essen kretisch

Θέμα του η Κρητική Διατροφή

Live the journey, live the place! - Erlebe deine Reise, erlebe einen Ort!

Θέμα του ο Αγροτουρισμός

When ashes become life – Leben aus der Asche

Θέμα του το Βοτανικό Πάρκο και οι Κήποι Κρήτης

Second homeland - Zweite Heimat

Subject of residents of other countries who settled, live and work in Chania

The Group's photostories

Photography was a way of expression for the children who participated in the summer school. Photographic stories from their everyday life were one of the constant ways of expression.

Εντυπώσεις Συμμετεχόντων

Εντυπώσεις, CFF Summer Camp 2022 - Μέρος 1ο

Εντυπώσεις, CFF Summer Camp 2022 - Μέρος 2ο

Εντυπώσεις, CFF Summer Camp 2022 - Μέρος 3ο


Μεγάλο μέρος του προγράμματος αφιερώθηκε στο παιγνίδι με τις κάμερες, τα κινητά , την δημιουργία…


Μια ματιά πίσω απο τις κάμερες!

Backstage, CFF Summer Camp 2022

Press Releases, Posters, Graphics

Μερικές αναφορές στον τύπο :

news.chaniafilmfestival.com, flix.gr, rethnea.gr, www.goethe.de, flashnews.gr, kriti360.gr, www.cretalive.gr, www.zarpanews.gr

The 2022 summer school implementation team


Ομάδα Φεστιβάλ Κινηματογράφου Χανίων / Chania Film Festival

Συντονιστές Ομάδων Εργασίας / Koordination der Arbeitsgruppen : Φωτεινή Δημοπούλου / Fotini Dimopoulou, Ευφροσύνη Εμμανουηλίδου / Efrosini Emmanouilidou, Σοφία Κάσσαρη / Sofia Kassari, Βαλεντίνα Παπαδημητράκη / Valentina Papadimitraki, Γιάννης Παπαδεράκης / Giannis Papadarakis, Ιρίνα Μπόικο / Irina Boiko

Φωτογραφίες / Fotografie: Άννα Γιουρμετάκη / Anna Gioumertaki

Κινηματογράφηση / Dreh: Κώστας Κοσμαδάκης / Kostas Kosmadakis , Μανώλης Λεβεντέλης / Manolis Levedelis

Μοντάζ / Montage : Κλεοπάτρα Βεργεράκη / Kleopatra Vergeraki, Κώστας Κοσμαδάκης / Kostas Kosmadakis

ΕισηγήσειςΕπιμορφώσεις / Angebot der Workshops:

Χαρά Ανδρεάδου / Chara Andreadou, Γιάννης Αποστολάκης / Giannis Apostolakis, Σμαράγδη Γαλημητάκη / Smaragdi Gialimitaki, Σταύρος Γρόσδος / Stavros Grosdos, Φωτεινή Δημοπούλου / Fotini Dimopoulou, Φρόσω Εμμανουηλίδου / Froso Emmanouilidou, Σοφία Κάσσαρη / Sofia Kassari , Άγγελος Κοβότσος / Aggelos Kovotsos, Κώστας Κοσμαδάκης / Kostas Kosmadakis, Κατερίνα Λακιωτάκη / Katerina Lakiotaki, Κώστας Μαρινάκης / Costas Marinakis, Ελευθερία Μπλαζάκη / Eleftheria Blazaki, Βαλεντίνα Παπαδημητράκη / Valentina Papadimitraki, Γιώργος Σαλτάρης / Giorgos Saltaris, Χρήστος Σωτηρόπουλος / Christos Sotiropoulos, Ματθαίος Φραντζεσκάκης / Matthaios Frantzeskakis

Τεχνική Υποστήριξη / technische Unterstützung: Κώστας Μαρινάκης / Costas Marinakis

Συντονισμός και Υποστήριξη Συμμετεχόντων / Koordination und Unterstützung der Teilnehmenden : Ελευθερία Αθανασοπούλου / Eleftheria Athanasopoulou

Γραμματειακή Υποστήριξη / administrative Unterstützung : Σοφία Νεμπαυλάκη / Sofia Nempavlaki, Λίτσα Σκούλικα / Litsa Skoulika

ΣχεδιασμόςΣυντονισμός / Planung und Koordination : Ματθαίος Φραντζεσκάκης / Matthaios Frantzeskakis

Παραγωγή / Produktion: Πολιτιστική Εταιρεία Κρήτης / Cultural Organization of Crete, Φεστιβάλ Κινηματογράφου Χανίων / Chania Film Festival

Ομάδα GOETHE-INSTITUT Αθήνα / Team des Goethe-Instituts Athen

ΣυντονισμόςΣχεδιασμός Καλοκαιρινής Κατασκήνωσης / Koordination und Planung des Sommercamps : Iliana Kikidou, Martina Karapanou

Συντονισμός Κατασκήνωσης και Γερμανικών Δράσεων / Koordination des Sommercamps und deutschsprachige Projektarbeit: Efstathios Tsirogiannis

Επιμορφώσεις Γερμανικών Δράσεων / Angebot der Workshops deutschsprachiger Projektarbeit: Elpida Xanthopoulos, Irini-Hella Papastefanou

Συντονισμός και Υποστήριξη Συμμετεχόντων / Koordination und Unterstützung der Teilnehmenden : Ioanna Stylianeli , Greta Winterberg

Ομάδα ΜΑΙΧ / Team des MAICh

Κατερίνα Καραπατάκη / Katerina Karapataki, Γιάννης Κατσικανδαράκης / Giannis Katsikandarakis

Οι Μικροί μας Κινηματογραφιστές που έδρασαν…

Μαρία-Δικαία Ζιάκι /Ziaki Dikaia-Maria
Βαρβάρα Κατρή / Katri Varvara,
Ρωξάνη Κινγκ / King Roxani
Εφραιμία Χρυσοβαλάντου Δεβεράκη / Deveraki Efraimia Chysovalantou
Μαριάνθη Χρονάκη / Chronaki Marianthi
Βασιλική Λαζαρίνη / Lazarini Vasiliki
Μαρία Ειρήνη Φιλίππου / Filippou Eirini-Maria
Χάρης Παντσίου / Pantsiou Charis
Κωνσταντίνα Μαρία Τσίκου / Tsikou Maria-Konstantina
Φίλιππα Μαρτζούκου / Martzoukou Filippa
Σοφία Ιωάννα Χριστοδούλου / Christopoulou Sofia Ioanna
Κυριακή Μαλασίδη / Malasidi Kyriaki
Μαρίνα Γιακουμόγλου / Giakoumoglou Marina
Μαρίνα Κατέβα / Kateva Marina
Κατερίνα Κουρμούλη / Kourmouli Katerina
Ηλέκτρα Ηλιάκη / Iliaki Ilektra,
Γεώργιος Σαμαράς / Samaras Georgios
Ευάγγελος Δημητρακόπουλος / Dimitrakopoulos Evangelos
Μάριος Ευαγγελίου / Evangeliou Marios
ΘεόφιλοςΝικόλαος Τσιρώνης / Tsironis Nikolaos Theofilos
Γεώργιος Φίλιος / Filios Georgios
Θεόδωρος Ξηρομερίτης / Xiromeritis Theodoros
Κίμων Κασιμάτης / Kasimatis Kimon
Δημήτριος Κοροβέσης / Korovesis Dimitrios
Ελευθέριος Καρνασόπουλος / Karnasopoulos Eleftherios
Μάρκος Καλογεράκης / Kalogerakis Markos

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