iMEdD at 26th Thessaloniki International Documentary Festival

iMEdD and the Thessaloniki International Documentary Festival continue to discover the eclectic affinities of art and journalism, with a series of events that will take place at the 26th Thessaloniki International Documentary Festival.

In particular, iMEdD will participate with the new podcast series Hooligan Express that will be presented in a special hearing. In addition, the winner podcast in development will be presented during the closing ceremony, in the Out of Competition Podcast section.

Special Hearing 

Hooligan Express

Thursday March 14th, 13.00, Green Room 

From the 80s until nowadays and from Nea Filadelfia to Zagreb, a journey into the unknown world of football ultras. Hooligan Express, a sound documentary created by iMEdD, will be showcased as part of a special hearing at the 26th TiDF. The podcast is based on research that lasted several months, starting from the fatal injury of Michalis Katsouris and up until the assassination of policeman Yorgos Lingeridis. The special hearing will be followed by a Q&A with the podcaster Kostas Koukoumakas (journalist, iMEdD), Panagiotis Menegos (journalist, iMEdD Podcasts Content and Production Manager), George Schinas (journalist, iMEdD) and the journalist Giorgos Toulas (Parallaxi).

Research-Script-Narration:  Kostas Koukoumakas, Panagiotis Menegos, George Schinas

Sound design-Sound mixing:  Aris Athanasopoulos

Illustration: Evgenios Kalofolias

Podcast in development

Closing ceremony March 17th

The winner of the Podcast Development Award -created by iMEdD in collaboration with the Thessaloniki International Film Festival- based on journalistic research and documentation, will be announced during the closing ceremony of the 26th Thessaloniki International Documentary Festival.

In the first application of the program, the proposal that was selected, implemented and presented at the Thessaloniki Documentary Festival 2023 was “Mute – The silent violence of the parting walls” by the journalist Andreas Vagias. You can listen to the podcast here:

Check out here the full program of the 26th Thessaloniki International Documentary Festival (7-17 March)