Filmcelerator Winter Academy

CINEIMPACT offers a winter warm-up session

The Hybrid Filmcelerator Winter Academy

December, 2022 – January, 2023

Crisis is a perfect magnifying glass for humanity as a social and creative body

The combined power of Film and Social Sciences can create the best mirrors of our society, emerging from our present global challenges

So, in case you need to boost your filmmaking vision and shape your best storytelling version according to our rapidly shifting universe, here is what you can use:


Visual stories become, more than ever, one of the most powerful instruments for

social understanding, communication and change!

Learn how to use

Filmmaking, Social Sciences, Docu-Fiction Storytelling, Sensory Transmedia

in order to become the

Most Effective Storyteller of Your Senses and Ideas 

The CINEIMPACT Academy of Film, Transmedia and Innovation Design organizes a cycle of on-line courses supporting transdisciplinary education in the realization of documentary films and multimedia projects dedicated to the expression of society’s essential themes. CINEIMPACT is a catalyst for education and production that uses in a convergent manner the resources of Social Sciences and Film. Within the daily carousel of our constructible and de-constructible “realities”, this program proposes a re-equipment of social understanding and sensory storytelling.


Cineimpact Remote Academy Courses for the Film Production Section: 

Work-In-Progress Incubator

the participants will receive advice and development mentorship on one of their work-in-progress projects, being a non-fiction or a docu-fiction project, challenged by the hardships of the pre-production, production or post-production stages, including  the optimizing of project’s pitching, fine tuning or distribution strategy

Course 1

Cineimpact Method and Analysis, applied to the personal endeavors and needs of the participants’ projects.

Introductory Course into the most important details of the program structure. What is important to know at this stage!

Course 2

Visual Arts and Anthropology Approach in Filmmaking Esthetics:

Learning how to use Visual Arts and Anthropology, along the camera lenses, in the participants’ work-in progress projects (exploring, analyzing, rethinking the addressed themes, topics, individual/collective stories in relation with their cinematic potential)

Course 3

Social Sciences and Script Writing

Researching and Understanding deeper the themes of the work-in-progress projects from points of view specific to corresponding Social Sciences (Social, Cultural, Applied Anthropology); Developing and Testing the narrative structure of the projects according to the new input

Course 4

Design Thinking and Story Editing

Disentangling the project’s narrative dilemmas (Log-line, Synopsis, Treatment), Shaping the story using a unique methodology specific to Design Thinking; Concluding the Directorial Vision

Course 5

Methods of Decision-Making in Post-Production

Tips and Tricks of the editing process; Optimization of the formats corresponding to the incubated projects (teaser, trailer, demo, visuals, first cut, rough-cut); Projections of the respective formats

Course 6

Package Strategy

Pitch, Fine Tuning, Distribution Strategy; Mentorship for the Future; Conclusions

Cineimpact Remote Academy Courses for the Film Production Section: 

New Project Development

the participants experience the entire process of film making by developing a new film project from A to Z while going through the fundamentals of anthropological field work, pre-production, production and post-production phases, concluding with a brief final touch on project pitching, fine tuning and distribution

Course 1

Cineimpact Method and Analysis, applied to the personal endeavors of the participants

Introductory Course into the most relevant details of the program structure. What is important to know at this stage!

Course 2

Visual Anthropology Approach to Filmmaking

Learning how to use the Visual Anthropology and camera lenses in the project decision-making project

(exploring, visualizing, analyzing social issues and individual/collective stories with cinematic potential)

Course 3

Project Development

Researching the film themes in Heraklion and/or surroundings, deciding the topics and the main characters of the film projects; developing and testing the visual treatment corresponding to the chosen project theme and topic

Course 4

Production and Shooting

(designing the cinematographic storytelling)

Course 5


Editing (creating the film narrative structure: linear, non-linear, anthropologic, experimental);

Tips and Tricks of the editing process; Rough-Cut Projections

Course 6

Package Strategy

Pitch, Fine Tuning, Distribution Strategy; Mentorship for the Future; Conclusions

Applications shall comprise the following:

1. Curriculum Vitae

2. Letter of intent

3. In between 1 to 3 Samples of applicant’s previous work (links to up-loads)

Selected positions are limited, applications for the courses enrollment are on-going and can be done at the address:

Ever dreamed to learn how to use your personal equipment at your best storytelling potential? 

Cineimpact offers a toolbox that guides you into the deeper understanding of cinematic storytelling along revealing your own personal powers to impact the world.  Would you like to discover how to expand your creative skills simultaneously with your soft skills? Now is your chance to develop your Filmmaking vision through a mentorship program that supports you in taking better decisions in your film, transmedia or visual communication projects, just as in your life. Not to mention that you will enjoy a lot of creative fun unfolding the memorable story of a film to take home, at the end of an unique journey

Here you can navigate few Lovely Memories of the previous years’ editions:



Cinema and Humanity


researching, mentoring, igniting

human centered


by whom

Film and Social Sciences, New Media and Technology, Visual Journalism and Visual Arts

collaborate in optimized ways

to Understand and Impact the Society We Live In

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Cineimpact Academy Programs

are announced in advance or take place on request.

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comprising our future events and the latest innovations in

Filmmaking, Anthropology, Cross-Media or Docu-Fiction Storytelling


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