FUSION FILM SCORING WORKSHOPS

©2017

CHRISTOS A. GOUSSIOS

Education 

2014, PhD: From the Acoustics of Ancient Odea & Theaters to the Cinema Hall. 

School of Architecture, Faculty of Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, Supervisor: Tsinikas Nikolaos 

1998, Diploma: School of Electrical & Computer Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece. Thesis: Design and Construction of an omnidirectional Point Source, Supervisor: Papanikolaou George 


Teaching Experience 

May 2017- Assistant Professor on Film Sound (direction: Film Sound & Music), School of Film, Faculty of Fine Arts, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece. 

2009-May 2017 Lecturer (same School as above) 

2006-2009 Lecturer with contract (same School as above) 

2000 complementary teaching, Electroacoustics Laboratory, School of Electrical & Computer Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki 

Responsible for the program of studies on the direction of Film Sound & Music at the School of Film, Faculty of Fine Arts, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece


2015: John S. Latsis Public Benefit Foundation Grant: Sonic Imagery: Musical Acoustics & Visual Representations Using Digital Cinema Techniques 

[http://www.latsis-foundation.org/eng/education-science-culture/science/grants/scientific-projects/2015/sonic-imagery-musical-acoustics-and-visual-representations-using-digital-cinema-techniques]


Conference Papers & Publications (indicatively, in total of 1 & 16 respectively) 

_New Design Concepts for the Construction of an Omnidirectional Sound Source, Christos A. Goussios, George V. Papanikolaou, George M. Kalliris, JASA 105, 1053 (1999) 

_The Acoustics of Ancient Greek Odea, Christos A. Goussios, Christos V. Sevastiadis, George M. Kalliris George V. Papanikolaou, AES 116th Convention, Berlin, May 2004 

_Outdoor and Indoor Recording for Motion Picture. A comparative approach on microphone techniques, Goussios Ch., Sevastiadis Ch., Kalliris G., 122th AES Convention, Vienna, Austria, May 5-8, 2007 

_Epidaurus: Comments on the Acoustics of the legendary ancient Greek theatre, Goussios Ch., Sevastiadis Ch., Chourmouziadou K., Kalliris G., 126th AES Convention, Munich, Germany, May 7-10, 2009 

_The Impact of Sound Design on the Interpretation of Archive Silent Films. Meteora, (1924): A case study, Goussios Ch., Sykovaris I., Gkolfinopoulou E., Margaritidou D., Stathis K., Audio Mostly, Thessaloniki, October 7-9 2015 

_Echoes of reverb: from cave acoustics to sound design, Goussios Ch., Tsinikas N., Kitsiou N., Audio Mostly, Thessaloniki, October 7-9 2015 


Co-Author of 4 chapters on the electronic book, Supplies for Young Documentarist, (Kalippos, 2015) 

Author of an article on the collective volume Documentary: Another Reality-theoretical texts for the identity of the documentary of the 21st century, (Aigokeros, 2009) 

Supervisor of 40 thesis on Film Sound & Music 


Students’ Distinction, Awards and Participation in Conferences 

_Honorary Distinction on Sound Design, Fantastic Film Festival “V. Kotronis”, 2016, Anastasis Petrelis for the film Durckness (A. Deligiannidis) 

_Award on Sound, Chalkida Documentary Film Festival, 2013, Niovi Kitsiou & Thanassis Kafetzis for the documentary Camino Musical, (E. Dourou), 2013 

_Conference paper after thesis: Representation of Thessaloniki’s Soundscapes of 1912, Hellenic Conference on Acoustics, Acoustiki 2014 

_Conference paper after a students project: The Impact of Sound Design on the Interpretation of Archive Silent Films. Meteora, (1924): A case study, Audio Mostly Conference, 2015 

_Conference paper after thesis: Effects of cinema sounds on the perception of the motion picture, International Fine Arts Student Congress (IFASC) 2013, March 14-15, Maltepe University, Instabul & How Cinema Sounds Affect the Perception of the Motion Picture, the North American Conference on Media, Film & Cultural Studies, Providence, Rhode Island, USA, 18-21 Sept. 2014 


Artistic Work on Sound & Music, Sound & Music for Film. 


Sound for film (Sound Design, Foley, Location Recording etc) 

_Holy Boom, M. Lafi, Foley Supervisor, in post production, 2018

_Smuggling Hendrix, M. Piperidis, Foley Supervisor, in post production, 2018 

_Katafigio II – the Ice Path, Ch. Nikoleris, Location Recording & Sound Design, in post production, 2018 

_1968, T. Boulmetis, Sound design, 2018

_The Grace of God, short, P. Panou, supervising sound designer, 2017 

_DIY, D. Tsilifonis, Foley Supervisor, 2017 

_Each Other Each Other, short, A. Michaelidou-Tzaridou, Sound design, 2013 

_Abariza (Αμπάριζα για Απόδραση), short, Elena Dimitrakopoulou , Sound design, 2011 

_Kinita Stihia (Moving Elements/Type), short, Sound design, Honorary Distinction for Sound, Drama Short Film Festival, 2011 

_Third World, V. Blioumis, Sound design, 2010 

_Bir Varmis, Bir Yiokmus, short, Varmazi Eleni, Location Recording & Sound Design, 2009 

_Mines, 2006, short, Ch. Nikoleris, Production mixer assistant, Sound design 

_Protection, 2005, short, Ch. Nikoleris, Production mixer assistant, Sound design 

_Tempest, short, Ch. Nikoleris, Production mixer assistant, 2003 

_Druckmaschinenmusik, experimental video, Ch. Goussios & Ch. Nikoleris, Recording, Mixing, Sound design, Mastering, 2003 


Music for Film (5 feature films, 7 short films, 1 documentary, 1 experimental video) 

_Katafigio II – the Ice Path, Ch. Nikoleris, Composing, performing & recording of the Music with Th. Papadimitriou, in post production, 2018 

_ELECTRA, P. Sevastikoglou, Composing, performing & recording of the Music, with Th. Papadimitriou, 2014 

_ Εζήτησα να ξυπνήσω ψυχές (Ezitisa na ksipniso psihes), documentary, Elliniki Tileorasi 3, ET3, Composing, performing & recording of the Music with Th. Papadimitriou, 2012 

_Attractive Illusion, P. Sevastikoglou, Composing, performing & recording of the Music with Th. Papadimitriou, 2011 

_Kinita Stihia (Moving Elements/Type), short, Composer (with the Prefabricated Quartet), musician, recording of the Music, 2011 

_Nobody, Ch. Nikoleris, Composer (with the Prefabricated Quartet), musician, recording of the Music, 2010 

_Bir Varmis, Bir Yiokmus, short, E. Varmazi, Composer, musician, recording of the Music, 2009 

_Rosmarinus Officinalis, short, Composer (with the Prefabricated Quartet), musician, recording of the Music, 2008 

_Three Moments, P. Sevastikoglou, Composer (with the Prefabricated Quartet), musician, recording of the Music, 2008 

_Single String of Pearls, short, V. Kehagias, Musician, 2006. 

_ Mines, short, Ch. Nikoleris, Composer, musician, recording of the Music, 2006 

_Protection, short, Ch. Nikoleris, Composer, musician, recording of the Music, 2005 

_Tempest, short, Ch. Nikoleris, Composer, musician, recording of the Music, 2003 

_Druckmaschinenmusik, experimental video, Ch. Goussios & Ch. Nikoleris, Composer, musician, recording of the Music, 2003 


Sound and Music for Theater 

Six performances since 2008, with directors: Chrysa Avloniti, Slobotan Unkovski, Tasos Ratzos, Milena Partheniou 

The plays: Agamemnon (Aishilos), Monamas Productions London, 2015, Orestis (Evripidis), National Theater of Northern Greece, 2008, Insomnia (Guillermo Verdecchia & Daniel Brooks), Prospero Theater Group, Athens, 2015, Malamatenio Milo (traditional stories arranged by T. Ratzos), DiPeThe Kavalas & Serron, 2010, O lagos ki o bafos (traditional stories arranged by T. Ratzos), 2011 


Other Sound and Music Pursuits 

_EXPO, Shanghai, 2010, Soundscape design for the Greek pavilion 

_Musical Performances for and with Silent Films 

(with Sakis Papadimitriou) 

Nosferatu (Murnau), Paris qui dort (R. Clair), Emak Bakia (Man Ray, 1926), Life & Death of 9413 (Florey), Film (Beckett/Schneider, 1964), Περιπλάνηση/Periplanisi (Α. Kersanidis), Light Sculpture No2 (Winsky), Arabesque (Dulac, 1929), the Immigrant (Chaplin), Vormittagsspuk (Hans Richter), Rhytmus 21 (Hans Richter, 1921), Rhytmus 23 (Hans Richter, 1923), Inflation (Hans Richter), Film Studie (Hans Richter) 

(with the Prefabricated Quartet) 

the Crowd (King Vidor, 1928) 

(with students from the School of Film) 

Series of Balkan Silent Films of the EYE archive, as: Balkan Oorlog, Haplea, etc 

_Clepsydra, Onirama, 2008 (Soundscape Design for the Music CD of the Greek popular band Onirama (Greek Gold Record award) 

_Organized workshops and lectures on Film Sound and Music in Greece with: Larry Sider (Psarokokalo Film Festival, Athens, 2010), Nikos Kipourgos, Sakis Papadimitriou, Thanassis Bililis, Kostas Varibopiotis 

_and took part in programs, lectures and workshop in Greece (Municipality of Thessaloniki, MOYSA Summer School, Psarokokalo Festival (2010), EMMA Soundtracks (2012), Music Library Athens (2014) [http://www.mmb.org.gr/page/default.asp?id=6716] 

_Attended the School of Sound (2009&2017) 

_Attended the HFF Insight Out Program (2011 & 2012) 

_Written the screenplay for Kinita Stihia (Moving Elements/Type), 2011, which was financed by the Hellenic Television (ERT) program MicroFilm 

_Has done the sound for Radio Spots, Trailer , TV commercial


Speaks English (excellent) and German (moderate)