The Awake Squid


Director: Katerina Efthymiou
Writer: Katerina Efthymiou
Animation: Katerina Efthymiou
Music: Yannis Anastasakis
Production: Katerina Efthymiou
Country of Production: Greece
Runtime: 8 min
Production Year: 2015
Language: Greek
Subtitles: English

Cast: Angelos Moustakis, Theodora Fardi, Giorgos Didymiotis


The Awake Squid It is a fairytale in search of true love. The hero, a young and intelligent squid, excels in his studies, and everyone is proud of him. But one day he realizes that he does not know the most important of all: what true love is. Who will help him? His books, his friends or his parents?


Katerina Efthymiou

Katerina Efthymiou was born and raised in Piraeus.
She has been working as a conservator of antiquities and works of art at the Ministry of Culture since 1996. In her spare time she creates stories, captures images and creates documentaries and animated short films.
Her fairytale "The awake squid, a story about the search for love and affection" was animated and presented in 2016 at the AnimaSyros festival, while in 2017 it was screened by ERT1 and published by Printois Publications.
Her works travel freely on the Internet on the KaterinaEfthimiou@YouTube channel and on the channel of the Directorate of Conservation of Ancient and Modern Monuments.