Nikos Katsaounis is a filmmaker, producer and co-creator of The Prism GR2011, who lives and works in New York City.
After completing his MA in media studies at the New School, he eventually landed in the world of documentary filmmaking. His interest in short format documentaries for the web led him to produce several series online, which combined animation and video.
Lately, he has been exploring the world of multimedia story telling and has produced and directed many webisodes, a couple of feature films, and animations. The Prism GR2011 is his latest experiment, combining the latest technology and techniques to document Greece during this critical time in its history.
He has been awarded in various occasions for his documentary work, most notably as a member of the NBC team that received an Emmy in 2004.
In 2010, he founded N-Coded, a media company that focuses on documentary multimedia production.
This summer he will launch the Beta version of www.tidbit.tv, a new multimedia story-telling tool that he has been working on for a couple of years.