Meet our Head Editor, Vassilis Kroustallis

Animation journalist, professional and scholar. His classical studies in Greece and the UK were supplemented by a Postgraduate Certificate in Film Journalism from the University of Glasgow, UK. His research activities include articles about film and animation in scholarly film journals.

Since 2011, he has been the head editor of Zippy Frames, an animation website which focuses on European and independent animation, with comprehensive coverage of animation festivals.

He is the co-founder and artistic director of the international Be there! Corfu Animation Festival, which celebrated its 5th edition last October, and Ambassador for Greece in the European Animation Awards. He is currently writing his PhD thesis on contemporary European feature animation (Ionian University, Greece), and is producing the animated short The Sea-Tranced Isle (directed by Effie Pappa).