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About us

A few words about the company

Who we are

Blunatic Audiovisual Communications is a Cyprus-based company founded in 2005. Run by Dr. Christina Georgiou, an award-winning composer and writer and a Member of the European Film Academy, Blunatic collaborates with a highly motivated artistic team, providing a variety of audio and multimedia services.

Blunatic has contributed to the production of a multitude of award-winning feature and short films, commercials, dance and theatre performances, literary publications and other interdisciplinary projects, some of which are featured in the Portfolio section. Awards received so far include the Best Soundtrack Award at the Monaco International Film Festival 2008 for the short film "Styx", the Primo Premio at the Videominuto International Film Festival 2012 and the First Prize at the Kiev Short Film Festival 2012 for the short film "Genesis 2:26", the Big Audiovisual Award of the Micrografi Competition 2012 (Athens) for the short screenplay "Eternity and a Night", the 2nd Best Film Award of the International Short Film Festival of Cyprus 2014 for "Afterthoughts", a Special Mention at the Drama Film Festival 2014 and an Award for Art Direction at the Athens Digital Film Festival 2014 for the film "For Eternity" and a nomination for Best Music at the National Theatre Awards 2014 for the music of the stage play "Love Lies".

Some of our collaborators

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Blunatic Pictures

Film Production Company, USA

Blunatic Pictures is run by award-winning director Daniel Pace and Christina Georgiou. More info at www.blunaticpictures.com

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FilmBlades

Film Production Company, Cyprus

Active in the filming industry since 1992, FilmBlades' professionals provide effective filming solutions. More info at www.filmblades.com

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George Solonos

Music Producer/Composer/Guitarist

George has collaborated and shared the stage with some of the most acclaimed artists in the world. More at www.georgesolonos.com

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Theatro Transcendental

Theatre Company, Cyprus

The company has so far created a number of awarded stage plays, in Cyprus and abroad. More at their official website

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Daniel Pace

Film Director, USA

An award-winning director and producer. More info on his latest feature, "The Appearance of a Man", at www.theappearanceofaman.com

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David Hands

Cinematographer/Producer/Director

With 25 years of experience in media productions, David has worked on documentaries, films and news. More at www.crewhouse.tv

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Maria Lafi

Director, Greece

Maria is an award-winning director of successful TV Series, short films, commercials, music videos and stage plays. More at www.marialafi.com

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Alexia Roider

Film Director, Cyprus

An award-winning film director and artistic director of the International Short Film Festival of Cyprus. More at www.alexiaroider.com

Some of our clients

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Services

What we do...

Music Composition

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We provide originally composed music in any style, for any project: from film, TV, theatre, dance and performance music to songwriting, we can provide high quality recordings that fit your needs and your pocket. And if you need that extra touch, our collaborating instrumentalists and music producers will provide just what you had in mind and more.

Sound Design

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Sound Design as a creative art can elevate the image or the scenic action tremendously. Blunatic staff is always up-to-date with sound design skills, tools and trends. In 2012 alone, our training included attendance at the European Academy's "The sound of the image" workshop in Berlin and the "Music and Sound in film" workshop in Lithuania.

Recording

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Our in-house recording studio facilities, recently upgraded by Ioannides Acoustics, guarantee quality audio tracks for any purpose: from vocals and instruments to on-screen dubbing, voiceover and field recording services. Additionally, Blunatic collaborates with the Budapest Concert Orchestra so that your music is performed meticulously and affordably.

Visual & Writing

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Blunatic collaborates with an array of professionals: photographers, graphic designers, video compositors, animators, editors, directors, line producers, copywriters, screenwriters and lyrics writers. This allows you to choose whoever fits the needs and style of your project, creating a custom-made and affordable package of combined services.

Welcome To The Portfolio

Feel free to browse through the categories on the top right.

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    Genesis 2:26

    Two International First Prizes 2012

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    "Tender"

    Commercial, Cyprus 2015

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    "Chinatown - The Three Shelters"

    Feature, Greece/Cyprus 2016

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    Afterthoughts

    Awarded Short Film, Cyprus 2014

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    For Eternity

    Awarded Short Film, Greece 2014

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    SMAC

    Feature Film, Greece 2015

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    Out of Sight

    Awarded Short Film, Cyprus 2015

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    Rupert's Ship

    Short Film, USA 2013

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    "World of Sun"

    Commercial, Cyprus 2015

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    O+

    Awarded Short Film, Cyprus 2013

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    Adventure of the Soul

    Short Film, Cyprus 2012

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    Conveyor Belt

    Feature Film, Cyprus 2015

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    Love Lies

    Stage Play, Cyprus 2013

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    The Plastic Age

    Performance, Cyprus 2014

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    Styx

    Six International Awards 2008-2009

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    Fish 'n Chips

    Two Awards @ Cyprus Film Days 2012

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    Shadowboxing

    Award @ Short Film Festival of Cyprus 2012

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    The Appearance of a Man

    Multiple International Awards 2008-2009

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    Beloved Days

    Documentary Feature, 2015

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    Entelechy

    Documentary Feature (Cyprus, 2010)

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    I.A.X.

    Short (Greece, 2006)

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    Proto Vraveio (First Prize)

    Short (Greece, 2007)

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    Rupert's Ship

    Short (USA/Cyprus 2012)

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    Akoma s' agapo

    Music Video (2012)

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    Audi R8 Commercial

    Featuring Marcos Baghdatis

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    Radiomarathonios 2011

    Infomercial

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    Daphne - Social Message

    Infomercial 2012

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    Jellyfish

    Video Art, 2011

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    National Theatre Awards 2012

    Trailer

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    Better Cyprus Better Europe (II)

    Infomercial, 2012

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    Better Cyprus Better Europe (I)

    Infomercial, 2012

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    Eurolife Insurance

    Commercial, 2010

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    Moving On

    Album (CD Release)

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    Ants in a Jar

    Animation Short, 2005

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    Clocked Up

    Short Film (Lithuania, 2012)

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    The Island of Spies

    Documentary Feature (CyBC, 2004)

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    Dialexe (Choose)

    Music Video, 2011

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    I zoi mia commedia

    Album (CD Release)

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    OPAP (Cyprus)

    Commercial, 2010

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    Laiki E-Bank

    Commercial, 2010

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    Lambrianides

    Commercial, 2007

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    Hellenic Bank

    Commercial, 2007

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    Red Streak

    Multimedia Exhibition (2005)

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    Bank of Cyprus

    Corporate Video, 2010

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    XE Markets

    Commercial, 2012

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    I maska (The mask)

    Music Video, 2006

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    Doritos

    Commercial, 2012

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    Children's Play

    National Theatre Awards, 2012

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    Multimedia Intro

    National Theatre Awards, 2012

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    Choreography Intro

    National Theatre Awards, 2012

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    Best Costume Intro

    National Theatre Awards, 2012

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    Music Intro

    National Theatre Awards, 2012

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    Interview and Performance

    CyBC, 2013

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    Interview on Poetry

    CyBC, 2013

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    Sentimoto (UK)

    Commercial, 2015

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    European Commision

    Infomercial, 2014

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    AHDR

    Infomercial, 2014

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    Hameni s' ena oniro

    CD Single, 2014

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    Cyprus "What if"

    Infomercial, Cyprus 2013

Publicity and Recent projects

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"For Eternity" Receives two Festival Awards!

The short screenplay "Eternity and a Night" by Christina Georgiou received the Big Audiovisual Award at the Micrografi Screenwriting Competition, organized by the T-Short foundation in Athens.

The short screenplay, which competed with 230 entries, tells the story of a middle-aged couple who meet each other again in the afterlife. Through their brief dialogue, shocking and comical truths are revealed about their life, their circumstances of death and their emotions towards each other.

The film was produced by Blunatic Pictures in Athens in 2014, directed by Maria Lafi, and has so far received two awards: a SPECIAL MENTION at the Drama Film Festival 2014 and an AWARD FOR BEST ART DIRECTION at the Athens Digital Film Festival 2014.

More info at the film's IMDB page.

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Two First Prizes for the one-minute short "Genesis 2:26"!

The first Blunatic Pictures production, short film "Genesis 2:26" by director Daniel Pace and Christina Georgiou, has won the First Prize at the Videominuto Film Festival 2012 and the First Prize at the Kiev Short Film Festival 2012.

More info at the film's IMDB page.

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"Out of Sight" receives First Prize at ISFFC 2015!

The latest production of Blunatic Pictures, in collaboration with Crewhouse Media, titled "Out of Sight", has won the First Prize for Best National Film at the International Short Film Festival of Cyprus 2015, and a special mention for its lead actor, Antonis Katsaris.

Written, directed and produced by David Hands and Christina Georgiou, the film narrates in one shot the memories of a man revisiting his old home.

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Christina Georgiou interviewed at The Cyprus Weekly

Blunatic Audiovisual Communications Manager and Blunatic Pictures Producer, Christina Georgiou, was interviewed and featured as the cover of the Lifestyle section of The Cyprus Weekly.

The extensive interview was initiated following a screenplay award and her becoming a Member of the European Film Academy in 2012.

View the complete interview here.

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"Afterthoughts" receives Award and is picked up by Eurochannel!

This Blunatic Pictures production received the 2nd Prize for Best Film at the National Section of the International Short Film Festival of Cyprus 2014, and has traveled around the globe. It has now been offered a distribution deal by Eurochannel and will represent Cyprus for two years in the 7th Edition of their Short Film Tour, focusing on "Family Life in Europe".

More info on the film's IMDB page.

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"Rupert's Ship": A USA/Cyprus co-production by Blunatic Pictures

This short film, directed and produced by Daniel Pace, features a screenplay, sound and music by Christina Georgiou. It was shot in the US, while the post-production took place in both the US and Cyprus.

It has participated in several festivals worldwide, including the Goldenboll Mediterranean Short Film Festival 2014 and the International Short Film Festival of Cyprus 2014.

More info on the film's IMDB page.

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Sound Design and Music for the feature film "Conveyor Belt"

Alexia Roider's debut feature film, "Conveyor Belt", had its local premiere during the Cyprus Film Days International Film Festival 2015. Blunatic has contributed with Sound Design services by Christina Georgiou, and Music Production featuring George Solonos, Pavlos Gregoras and Christos Pechlivanis, for the theme song "What I need".

More info on the film's IMDB page.

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Sound Design and Music for the feature film "Beloved Days"

This documentary feature, directed by Constantinos Patsalides and produced by Walking Around the World, premiered at the Thessaloniki Documentary Film Festival in 2015, continuing with sold out screenings in Cyprus and London.

Blunatic Audiovisual Communications has contributed to the project with Sound Design and Music Composition Services by Christina Georgiou.

More info on the film's Official Website.

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Music for the feature film "Smac"

Having collaborated for "Fish 'n Chips", Elias Demetriou continues his collaboration with Christina Georgiou for the feature film "SMAC", which has so far received two Audience Awards (Cyprus Film Days 2016, Outview Festival 2016) and an Award for Best Actress by the Greek Film Academy. The film also includes a diegetic track by George Solonos (guitars, composition, production). SMAC was theatrically released in Greece in May 2016. More info on the film's official Facebook page.

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Music for the Hungarian short film "Donkey Xote" (2016)

Written and directed by Otto Banovits, "Donkey Xote" tells the humorous story of the life changing meeting between a skydiver and an old farmer.

The short, starring Ary Katz and Lajos Kovacs, will be broadcast by HBO Europe, and features music composed by George Solonos and additional music by Christina Georgiou.

More info on the film's IMDB page.

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Music for the feature film "Chinatown - The Three Shelters"

Director of "Roads and Oranges" and "BAR", Aliki Danezi-Knutsen returns to the big screen with "Chinatown - The Three Shelters", shot in Cyprus and Greece, and starring Katerina Misichroni as Cleo, the child of destiny.

The film is currently in post production and will feature music composed by Christina Georgiou and George Solonos.

More info on the film's website.

Manager's CV

Information about Christina Georgiou

Academic Qualifications

Dr. Christina Georgiou (b.1980) studied music at King's College London, with complementary piano performance classes at the Royal Academy of Music, acquiring a BMus Hons. She continued with a scholarship at City University London, completing a Master of Arts and a PhD in Music.

Christina's Doctoral Thesis is available for download here.

Brief Introduction

Christina is an award winning film composer, screenwriter and poet, having received, among others, a Best Soundtrack Award, a Best Screenplay Award and several Best Film Awards for films she has written and/or produced. Latest award has been the First Prize for Best National Film, for "Out of Sight" (2015), written, directed and produced in collaboration with David Hands. Christina is a Member of the European Film Academy and the Artistic Director of Cyprus Film Days Children Section with David Hands.

To download Christina's short bio and filmography click here.

Poetry Award and Publications

Christina received the Pancyprian Poetry Award in 1998. Three personal poetry collections followed, "As the world sinks" (1998), "Ethali" (2007) and "The 8th Day" * (2013). Christina's poems and short stories have been included in a number of Greek, Cypriot and International anthologies and have been translated in English, Italian and Turkish.

President of C.O.P.M.T. (2006-2010)

Christina has served as the President of the Cyprus Organization of Private Music Teachers for four years. During her presidency, a legislation proposal for private music education was promoted at the Cyprus Parliament and the Ministry of Education and Culture, and a number of educational music workshops were organized with great success.

Manager @ Blunatic Pictures [USA]

Daniel Pace and Christina Georgiou are the founders of the film production company Blunatic Pictures [USA]. The company has so far produced five short films, "Genesis 2:26" (2012), "Rupert's Ship" (2013), "Afterthoughts" (2014), "For Eternity" (2014) and "Out of Sight" (2015).

Member of Editorial Board @ Anef

Christina is a member of the Editorial Board of the artistic journal Anef. The journal has been published since 2001, presenting studies, commentary and works in the fields of literature, music, theatre, cinema, and the fine arts. Christina has been collaborating as the author of articles, interviews, reviews, poems and short stories since 2002.

University Lecturer

Christina is Academic Staff at the University of Nicosia, teaching Screenwriting, Sound design at the Media Department and "Music and Sound for the Moving Image" at the Department of Music and Dance.

Collaborating Musicologist

Christina has served as a collaborating musicologist of the Cyprus Symphony Orchestra, providing musicological program notes for their concerts since 2008.

Member of Donne in Musica

Christina is a member of the organization Donne in Musica, which promotes and assists the work of female musicians and composer worldwide.

Artistic Director 2016

Christina served as Artistic Director of the Children's Section of Cyprus Film Days 2016. During the festival, children were given the opportunity to watch awarded films, learn more about film-making and create their own short films.

Latest Training

Christina's latest training includes workshops such as The Sound of the Image, Music and Sound in Film, Script2Film Workshop, TransmediaNext workshop and the Berlinale Talent Campus.

ImageThe album "Christina Georgiou: Music for Film and Theatre Vol.1" features selected compositions from 2004-2011.

It is available for purchase here as a full album as well as in individual tracks.

ImageThe album "Christina Georgiou: Music for Film and Theatre Vol.2" features selected compositions from 2012-2014.

It is available for purchase here as a full album as well as in individual tracks.

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