Athanasios Palos Papantonopoulos
Athanasios Palos Papantonopoulos
AKTIS AVTeam is a certified ISO TUV-Nord company and was founded in 1999 and continues the long-standing efforts of the TAN Papantonopoulos Film and Television School, one of the premier film and television schools in Athens from 1963-2005. Our eductional interests provided programs in telecommunications, film and television production.
We have state-of-the-art in-house production facilities located in three areas in Greece, including a 500m2 Virtual Studio, a post production facility, and dedicated full HD format documentary shooter/editor and production teams.
AKTIS AVTeam has provided extensive technical and creative video production services, to a diverse range of companies, producing commercials, educational videos, children’s programming, documentaries, infomercials, corporate films, music videos, film productions, DVD productions, magazine programs and accessible media for the disabled.
AKTIS AVTeam also has a patented audiovisual system for moving vehicles in the Technogenesis EU Programme.
Infomagic Services Ltd
Global video email campaigns.
In-house pre-production, production and post-production services. We plan, produce and deliver quality HD video for the web and traditional distribution
Corporate videos, PR Events, educational and promotional video, commercials and infomercials as well as video for email magazines and conference podcasting.
Your videos are hosted on our secure servers that are optimized for high-volume simultaneous viewing and high speed streaming.
Video is encrypted and stored on our servers and encoded in all formats for browser compatibility and embed codes for distribution to your favorite hosting and social media websites.
Our team specializes in designing and coding HTML video email templates and landing pages that incorporate your company’s branding and design.
Our templates are valid HTML, browser safe, utilize anti-spam technology to assure delivery. We evaluate your email lists and offer performance tracking and analytics for every campaign.every campaign.
We can convert video content from all television systems (HDTV, XDCAM HD, Digital Betacam, HDV) and encode your video into all formats (webM, MPEG4, Ogv, FLV, Blu-ray, DVD) for your video campaigns.
We also offer services in voiceover IP, interactive video, encryption services, translation, animation and accessibillty.
Place of birth: Sydney Australia
Married, 3 children.
Partner/CEO, AKTIS AVTeam
Partner/Gen Manager Infomagic Services Ltd.
After completing graduate and post-graduate specialized studies in New York, London and Athens, Athanasios Palos-Papantonopoulos partnered with the Athens based Cinema and TV School “Papantonopoulos” and was a professor of film and video studies there from 1980 to 2002.
In 1999, he founded AKTIS AVTeam, which created international productions (Millennium, Euro, International airport AIA, Athens Metro), ecological and historical documentaries for ET-1, NET and PRISMA+ television stations and the very successful television series “Kouklobelades,” an educational series for disabled children.
He is the first to bring Accessible Programming for the hearing and visually impaired to Greece. Many international and national productions are to his credit (Athens Metro, Egnatia highway, Athens International Airport, IASO Hospital, Emorate AIA, Citroen, IBEA, Olympic airways, Ministry of the Environment) as well as movie productions and a featured muppet movie for disabled children.
He has also created “Transport-casting” (Video viewing technology in Public Transport vehicles) and an email embed technology among his many innovations in the field of videography and new technology.
Global Video email campaigns.
January 2009 -Present (3 years 6 months)
Partnership; 1-10 employees; Media Production industry
January 1999 -Present (13 years 6 months) Athens, Greece.
AKTIS AVTeam is a creative video production company. We are specialists in cinema, commercials, educational videos, children’s programming, documentaries, infomercials, corporate films, music videos, film productions, DVD productions, magazine programs and accessible media for the disabled
Skills & Expertise
Telecommunications, Video Production, Videography, Video Editing, Digital Cinema Cinematography, Digital Media, Media Production Innovation, Post Production, Accessibility, Film Production, Video Film Television Production, Television Documentaries, Music Videos, Commercials, Production, Editing, Social Networking, Social Media, Broadcast, Social Media Marketing, Writing, Entertainment, Blogging, New Media Online Marketing, Photography, Final Cut Pro, Screenwriting, Event Management, Advertising, Content Creation, Multimedia, Camera, Photoshop, Web Design, TV production, Production Management, Creative Writing, Audio Digital Marketing, HD Online Video, Creative Direction, SEO Marketing Strategy.
City University London
Diploma, Audio Description for Blind (2008 )
Post Graduate, Interactive Media (1995 – 1996)
Post Graduate, Film & TV (1994 – 1995)
The City College of the City University of New York
B.A. degree -Cinema & TV Production (1981 – 1985)
Diploma -TV Production. (1980 – 1981)
Cinema & TV School Athens
HND, Cinema & TV (1977 -1980)