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Panagiotis Rappas

Panagiotis Rappas was born in the island of Hydra. He studied Painting, Engraving and Animation in Germany.
In 1985 he began working in the animation industry, in Berlin and Munich getting experience in all aspects on the production process of an animated feature film.
In 1989 when Steven Spielberg opened AMBLIN-Universal animation studio in London, he was one of the first-recruited artists.
In 1995 he co-founded Stardust Pictures Ltd and acted as Producer and Creative Director of the projects undertaken by the company such as the acclaimed "1001 Nights" for the Los Angeles Philharmonic and the Oscar nominated animation short "The Periwig Maker".
In 1999 he co-founded Time Lapse Pictures in Los Angeles and in 2001 Time Lapse Pictures Hellas SA in Athens and he is acting to this day as Director of the company.
Panagiotis Rappas is a voting member of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Science.

Short film credits

Director, Producer
Image from The Fountain of Youth

The Fountain of Youth

Greece | Nov 2011 | 15:45
Long, long ago there lived, somewhere among the mountains of Japan, a poor woodcutter and his wife. They were very old, and had no children. Every day...

Esenca Jetes

Albania | Feb 2010 | 13:00
The light, as the touch of a divine power comes and wakes up a key. That moment he feels for the first time loneliness. The keyhole as his other half,...
1 award
Director, Producer, Screenwriter

Ena Dentro Mia Fora

Greece | Dec 2009 | 29:35
A ragged street boy and a neglected tree, struggling to survive on a dreary city pavement make friends. In that way they escaped both the loneliness o...
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Information on this profile is provided by the person and/or compiled from available sources | Profile updated 18 Oct 2010