Irida has given talks, lectures and workshops to a wide range of audiences at animation festivals, universities and corporate events. She has also curated film programmes and acted as a member of the jury committees for festivals. Workshops can be run anywhere in the world and can be split into Masterclasses & Mentoring for students and animation enthusiasts, Children's Workshops to intrigue their imagination, and Corporate Team Building events.


Explainer videos from scientific texts, lecture (University of Tübingen - Germany, June 2022)

Film Curator at Framed! Animation Festival - Netherlands, 2021 & 2022

Stop Motion Animation Classics, introductory lecture (Framed Animation Festival - Netherlands, May 2022)

Animation in Practice, lecture (BA in Transmedial Animation Studies, University of Cologne, April 2022)

The short animation film, ‘Man Wanted’, as a case study for creating a methodology for organisation and development of an audiovisual production, lecture (MA in Animation, University of West Attica - Greece, May 2021)

Crafting Animated Worlds, organiser/moderator (University of Groningen - Netherlands, May 2021)

Career Event IK, Film Informational Speaker (University of Groningen - Netherlands, May 2021)

International co-production for an animated short film, seminar (University of Aegean - Greece, December 2020)

Directing Animation vs Directing Live-Action (Masterclass at Animarkt Stop Motion Forum - Poland, October 2020)

Animation Pitching Workshop (Training participants on how to improve their pitching film projects at Linoleum Contemporary Media Art & Animation Festival - Ukraine, June 2020)

Behind the Scenes of the Stop Motion Animation Techniques (TAF Thessaloniki Animation Festival - Greece, October 2019) 

LifeScore, a Food Waste Initiative in Animation (2-day corporate workshop/social Hackathon for Corteva employees and NGO 'Boroume' - Greece, September 2019)

Zagoriwood: Animation Workshop (Tutor of a 5-day stop motion animation workshop (Zagoriwood film festival - Greece, July 2019)

Producing & Directing a Short Animation Film, the case of “Man Wanted” (Art space “Mandragoras 32B” - Greece, March 2019)

Stop Motion: The Art of Animation & Techniques (Panteion University of Athens - Greece, November 2018)

An introduction to the making of “Man Wanted” Film (Stop Motion Lovers Club - live streaming, October 2018)

How to Produce your Own Animation & the Greek Animation Scene (TAF Thessaloniki Animation Festival - Greece, October 2018) 

Jury Committee at TAF Thessaloniki Animation Festival - Greece, October 2018

Producing & Directing a Short Animation Film (Linoleum Contemporary Media Art & Animation Festival - Ukraine, September 2018)