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Effie Pappa is an Award winning Director (Animation and Live Action) based in Athens and London. Her work explores characters and discusses universal themes depicting human concerns through allegory, absurdism and humour. Her films have been screened and awarded internationally; with her stand out film “My Stuffed

Granny”, winning twenty Awards for Best short film (Edinburgh Film Festival, Tokyo Anime Awards, Palm Springs, Hamptons) and screening in hundreds, including ANNECY’s Official selection.


Effie also directs selective commercials and music videos - "Wild World" by Yusuf/Cat Stevens, and “The Little Elephant” by George Hadjipieris, are amongst the most popular ones, gaining more than 80 Million Youtube views.


At 2022 her latest short “IN BETWEEN” is being released, and a year later she directs Mailchimp’s “All in a Day’s Work” season 2, a six stop motion episodes series.


At 2023, she lunches Dr.Happy Productions, and develops a 2D Animated Kids TV Show called “My Name is Lulo!”.


Her work is featured in Rolling Stone, BFI Showcase, Short of the Week, ABC and The Fader amongst others.


UK representation

A.R.C. (A Running Commentary)

Effie Pappa - Director


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