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The Lazy Dragon

Fokion Xenos
Greece 2020 / 2’10”

The tale of a lazy dragon encountering tiny humans for the first time.

Direction, Animation, Fokion Xenos
Writer: Hadjipieris George
Producer: Joan Zhonga
Sound and Music: Hadjipieris George

Fokion Xenos

Fokion is a Director/ Designer from Athens, Greece born in 1990. As an animation filmmaker he is interested in playful and bold stories that focus on visual wit and emotional honesty. With a particular emphasis on colour and form he is very keen into combining practical and digital techniques to create unique emerging visuals. His MA graduation film “Heatwave” produced at the National Film and Television School has been awarded by multiple prestigious film festivals such as Edinburgh Int. Film Festival, Cinekid, Athens Int. Film Fest, AnimaSyros and many others. In addition “Heatwave” has been officially selected in more than 70 film festivals all over the globe including Annecy, Anima Mundi, Encounters, LSSF, LIAF as well as it has been shortlisted for the Student BAFTA LA. Recently it won best student short film award at the Royal Television Society.