Konstantinidis, Leonidas

Leonidas Konstantinidis
video artist from Greece

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biography

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Interview:10 questions

1.
Question:
Tell me something about your life and the educational background
Answer:
My life is a tool to investigate interesting questions as who I am, what life is, why we exist etc. I studied Physics, robotics, and new media arts. I‘ve worked in a lot of funny and depressing jobs. Now I work as a professor of Physics in high school. That is not depressing at all.

2.
Question:
When, how and why started you filming?
Answer;
In 2000 when my son was born. Before I did 3d animation and I’ve photographed a lot.

3.
Question:
What kind of subjects have your films?
Answer:
Anything.

4.
Question:
How do you develop your films, do you follow certain principles, styles etc?
Question:
It depends on the theme.

5.
Question:
Tell me something about the technical equipment you use.
Answer:
An amateur mini dv camera.

6.
Question:
What are the chances of new media for the genre film/video in general
and you personally?
Answer:
If there is nothing to tell, then the new media do not produce it by them selves. So the only important thing is to have something to say. Then the new media can support the communication. They can be a useful free channel to express your ideas.

7.
Question:
How do you finance your films?
Answer:
Trough my wallet.

8.
Question:
Do you work individually as a video artist/film maker or do you work in a team? if you have experience in both, what is the difference, what do you prefer?
Answer:
Individually. I always like to work with friends but nobody follows me.

9.
Question:
Who or what has a lasting influence on your film/video making?
Answer:
Stress is always there.

10.
Question:
What are your future plans or dreams as a film/video maker?
Answer:
To find a good idea.