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Joan Zhonga

He is a graduate of the Academy of Fine Arts of Tirana, Albania. He has worked in the film and TV industry as a director, art director and animator for numerous production companies. Ηe currently works for ERT, the Greek Public Broadcaster. Throughout his career he’s written and directed many short films, some of which have screened and won awards at the international film festivals of Annecy, Giffoni, Hiroshima, Gutenberg, New York, Prague, China, Drama and more.

Award-Winning Greek Films of the 2015 Short Film Festival in Drama

Ethnophobia / Joan Zhonga

​Survival, rupture and co-existence go hand in hand. And they are all accompanied by outbursts of joy or pain, the results of an inner human urge to spot and magnify differences where similarities are clearly bigger.

Director:Joan Zhonga
Script:Petros Koskinas
Cinematography:Joan Zhonga
Editing:Sotiris Kappo
Sound:Vassilis Vassilakis
Music:Vanias Apergis
Producer:Nikos Theodorakis, Artan Maku
Production:ERT SA, QKK (National Film Centre, Albania), Fine World Production, Maku Production
Production Country: Greece
Format:ProRes Animation Color
Production Year:2015