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Dinner For Few
Competition: American Short Films
Dinner For Few
Nassos Vakalis
Animation | USA, Greece | 2014 | 10 min

Dinner For Few is an allegorical depiction of our society. During dinner, «the system» feeds the few who consume all the resources while the rest survive on scraps. Inevitably, the struggle for what remains leads to catastrophic change. The offspring of this transition turns out not to be a sign of hope, but the spitting image of the parents.


Nassos Vakalis - Director, Screenplay, Animator & Producer
Katerinai Stergiopoulou - Producer



Nassos Vakalis is an EMMY award winner animator, storyboard artist and animation director. He was born and raised in Athens, Greece and studied animation at the California Institute of the Arts in the USA. He worked as an animator, animation supervisor and storyboard artist for many Animation Studios such as DreamWorks Animation, Warner Bros, Paramount, and Sullivan-Bluth and Universal/Illumination. In addition, Nassos has been the main pre-production and storyboard artist for the popular ESPN channel series Off Mikes for which he received an EMMY award. Nassos also wrote and directed 130 episodes of the Internet animated series Crime Time which reached 25 million views worldwide. In the Greek entertainment business he is known as the co-founder and co-owner of the company Time-Lapse Pictures through which he co-produced with ERT and the Greek Film Center a number of animated projects. Over the years Nassos Vakalis has also produced and directed several internationally awarded short animated films. Today he lives with his wife and children in Los Angeles, USA where he works at the DreamWorks Animation Studios with credits in movies like The Bee Movie by comedian Jerry Seinfeld, Over the Hedge, Flushed Away, Kung Fu Panda, Monsters VS Aliens, Puss in Boots, Turbo and many more.

Year : 2014
Country : USA, Greece
Runtime : 10 min
Language : No dialogue
Colour : Colour