Ovalimage specializes in animation, motion graphics, kinetic typography, graphic design and sound design. The company was founded in 2009 by Zina Papadopoulou, Petros Papadopoulos and Gregory Grigoropoulos. Their work has been awarded in many festivals.
Using various techniques such as 2D animation, Hand Drawn animation, Stop Motion, Motion Graphics and Composition of Live Footage they have created short films and worked for various Feature Films, Documentaries, Live Projections, TV Commercials and Internet Videos.
Zina Papadopoulou is an independent animator and director. She studied Graphic Design at the Technological Educational Institute of Athens and took her Master’s degree in Animation at the Utrecht School of the Arts, the Netherlands. She has many years working experience in the Netherlands, UK and Greece.
Petros Papadopoulos is a Greek director and animator. He studied Technology of Graphic Arts at the Technological Educational Institute of Athens. After finishing his MA in Digital Moving Image at London Metropolitan University, he worked in the field of TV advertising.
Gregory Grigoropoulos has studied classical piano, music technology and sonology.
Works as a composer and sound designer for films.
He is interested in sound as artistic expression devoid of function. The liberation of sound from rules imposed by the ‘deaf’ composer. The idea that a composers work ends with the creation of sound and it’s ‘natural’ habitat to interact, evolve and manifest itself.