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Meet Aliki Theofilopoulos: The Greek animator for Disney!

Aliki Theofilopoulos works at Walt Disney Television Animation as a director, and is the creator and co-producer of the «Unnamed Project». She is also the designer, writer and lyricist for the animated series «Phineas and Ferb.» She started her career at Disney with renowned films "Hercules" and «Mulan.»

Greeks Gone West: Meet the printer who overcame the 2008 recession and created her own letterpress studio and card business in California

Julie Karatzis is the founder and owner of Cartoules Press, a design studio that uses the traditional "letterpress" technique. She was raised in Belmont, California but now lives in Long Beach. Her family is from Kefalonia. Karatzis used to work in public relations at the firm Secret Agent PR. The company's clients included Dwell on Design, GOOD Magazine, the Los Angeles Design Festival, and the Japanese American Cultural & Community Center in Los Angeles.

Greeks Gone West: Konstantin Kakanias, painter and multimedia artist

Konstantin Kakanias is a draughtsman, painter, animator, sculptor, ceramicist, gardener, and all-around demiurge. His work has appeared in many gallery shows and international media, including The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, and the The Observer. Kakanias has close links with the fashion world, having collaborated on a book with DVF - Diane von Furstenberg and on ad campaigns with Tiffany & Co.andBarneys New York.

Greeks Gone West: Meet CNN's Director from Patras who has won two Emmy awards!

Penny Manis is the Director of Business Programming at CNNInternational in New York. Her family comes from Patras, and she is a first-generation Greek-American who grew up in New Jersey. She won two Emmy awards for leading the team that covered the earthquake in Haiti for the prominent CNN news program "Anderson Cooper 360." She was also awarded the Peabody Award for coverage of Hurricane Katrina and the 2008 U.S. Presidential election campaign.

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