THE INCREDIBLE VOYAGE

CINEMATIC INTERACTIVE PERFORMANCE FOR 8-10 year old kids

2016-2018

With Angelos Frantzis, Vassilis Tzavaras, Chrysanthi Badeka

LOCATION

ONASSIS CULTURAL CENTER

Athens, GR

STORY

George Melies is kidnapped and sent to the Planet of Lost Clocks. The three performers find themselves on stage through a timespace shift and enter the world of silent films to save Melies with the help of the audience. A magical journey into the world of Georges Melies with New and Old Media Tools.

REAL TIME COMPOSITING | LIVE BLUE SCREEN | ANIMATION | PROJECTION MAPPING | 2 PROJECTORS | SOUND RESPONSIVE VISUALS

For this production all animation material was created from scratch, using green screen and After Effects compositing. 

My role in the performance was of performer and live video operator. 

Challenges:

Design of the vertical blue screen set-up and combining the dancer's movements with 2-3 animation layers

Mapping on a structure that gets built during the show

Coordination of performing and video cues from two computers to two projectors

Direction & Dramaturgy: Angelos Frantzis
Video Design & Animation: Erato Tzavara
Music: Vassilis Tzavaras
Choreography & Editing Assistant: Chrysanthi Badeka
Performers: Chrysanthi Badeka, Konstantinos Papatheodorou, Vassilis Tzavaras, Erato Tzavara
Set Design: Adrianos Zacharias
Costumes: Despina Chimona
Animation Assistant: Georgina Cosmatou
Rehearsal Assistant: Elisabeth Pliakostahti
Produced by: Onassis Cultural Centre-Athens