The Α.Ε.Ι. Audiovisual Forum was established in 2019 by Stavros Papageorgiou (owner of Tetraktys Films), a Cypriot producer and director of cultural, ethnographic and archaeological documentaries.

The aim of the Α.Ε.Ι. Audiovisual Forum is the development of cultural, historic, ethnographic and archaeological documentaries in Cyprus and the dissemination of the culture and history of Cyprus through various activities, in the heart of which is always the audiovisual sector.

The activities of the Α.Ε.Ι. Audiovisual Forum are categorized in the following axes:

  • Organization of film festivals and cultural events.
  • Education of the youth and of professionals in audiovisual production.
  • Production of audiovisual films with educational, and entertaining content.
  • Function of digital platform for the dissemination of the history and culture of Cyprus, on a local, as well as international level.

From the first year of the establishment of the Α.Ε.Ι. Audiovisual Forum, the following actions were being implemented:

  • Organization of a series of educational workshops with high school students, in collaborating with the “Directors’ Group” and the Cyprus branch of the UNESCO Associated Schools Network.
  • Organization of the 2nd International Festival Of Archaeological, Ethnographic and Historical Documentaries, in collaboration with the Tetraktys Production Company, the Aglantzia Municipality and the CyBC.
  • Production of two short trailers about the AEI 2019 Film-Festival and the educational workshops.

A.E.I. MANAGEMENT TEAM

STAVROS PAPAGEORGHIOU
CEO and Festival Director

Stavros Papageorghiou is an established film producer and Festival organiser in Cyprus. in 2019 Stavros founded A.E.I. AUDIOVISUAL FORUM, a non profit organization in order to develope cultural, historic, ethnographic and archaeological documentaries in Cyprus and disseminate the culture and history of Cyprus through various activities, in the heart of which is always the audiovisual sector.

 

The activities of the Α.Ε.Ι. Audiovisual Forum are categorized in the following axes: Participation in educational and research projects in the field of media literature and fake news. Organization of film festivals and cultural events promoting Cultural Heritage Education of the youth and of professionals in audiovisual production. Production of audiovisual films with educational, and entertaining content. Function of digital platform for the dissemination of the history and culture of Cyprus, on a local, as well as international level.

 

From the first year of the establishment of the Α.Ε.Ι. Audiovisual Forum, the following actions were being implemented: Organization of a series of educational workshops with high school students, in collaborating with the Cyprus branch of the UNESCO Associated Schools Network. Organization of the International Festival Of Archaeological, Ethnographic and Historical Documentaries, in collaboration with the Tetraktys Production Company and the Aglantzia Municipality and with the support of the Cultural Services of the Mininstry of Education andCulture, Cyprus, The National Committee of UNESCO, the Cyprus Television Radio and Television of Cyprus and the Cyprus Youth Organisation.

EKTOR PAPAGEORGHIOU
Cinematographer |Workshop trainer | Technical Advisor

Ektor Papageorgiou upon his graduation from the MET Film school in November 2012, has joined TETRAKTYS FILMS on a full time basis as cinematographer/director of photography. In 2019 he joined A.E.I Audiovisual Forum, as a head of film workshops. He also works as a digital video editor and provides technical support for the Cyprus Archaeological, Ethnographic and Historical Film Festival

LEDA AYIOMAMITI
Educational Workshops Coordinator and Film Festival Media manager

Leda Ayiomamiti studied Cinema at the Aristoteleio University in Greece. She honed her skills working freelance on various Cultural and Ethnographic short documentaries. She wants to document customs, people, traditions that define us in order to preserve it. She aspires to influence and help people with her work in the future. In 2019 joined A.E.I AUDIOVISUAL FORUM as a coordinator for the film workshops and as Media Manager for the Film Festival both organized by the Organisation.

2nd Cyprus Archaeological, Ethnographic and Historical Film Festival