VFX Supervisor, Screenplay
Konstantinos Koutsoliotas (Kostas)
'The Winter' is Kostas' first feature-length film as a writer and director. As an animator and VFX artist, Kostas has numerous commercial projects to his name - including Hollywood features, commercials, broadcasting, titles and music videos. ​Kostas has won the British Animation Awards 2010 and Annecy 2009 in best animation category, and was also nominated for a Scottish BAFTA for his short 'Celephais'. Currently, Kostas runs London-based production & VFX company Melancholy Star and has just finished producing VFX for U.F.O, starring Jean Claude Van Damme. Kostas brings a poetic voice and new twist to ghost stories from his native Greece.

Writer, Production Designer
Elizabeth E. Schuch
'The Winter' is Elizabeth's first feature length film as a creative producer/writer. She also specializes in making storyboards, concept art, and masterful (affordable) location designs with equal ease. ​Having begun her career in Chicago theatre, she snagged Chicago's top honor for Set Design (2003, Journey's End, Jeff Award). Elizabeth now works internationally as a theatre and film production designer, storyboard artist (TED, BBC, Ridley Scott Ass., Nutopia) and illustrator. She brings an outsider's eye and surreal, visually driven story ideas to the script of 'The Winter.'

Director of Photography
Kuba Kossak
Kuba is a Polish child of the Digital Cinema Revolution. Talented, with a strong, musical and artistic background, for the past ten years Kuba has been exploring the vast area of digital imaging world. Starting as an editor for the biggest multimedia company in the Eastern Europe, he has diversified his range to become one of Poland's most interesting visual producers. His body of work contains numerous music videos, short films and documentaries."The Winter" will be his first full feature film.

Costume Designer
Makeup, Hair
Anami Tara Shucart
Anami Tara is a London based designer with a background in both film and theatre. As a costume designer and hair stylist/wig maker, her work has been seen on stages from Chicago to New York to Los Angeles, and on screens big and small. She is known for deliberate use of colour, pattern and texture, as well as creative naturalism.

Genevieve Butler
Genevieve, daughter of Bill Butler, A.S.C. (Jaws, Rocky II, III, and IV, The Conversation) makes her debut as a feature-length editor on The Winter. She has worked in Hollywood both in front of the camera and behind, now working as Assistant Editor and Web Editor on numerous popular Reality TV shows in America.

Production Management
Katie Camosy
Katie is a producer with over a decade of experience spanning documentary film, music videos and web video. She is drawn to compelling stories and creative opportunities no matter the medium. Most recently she's been on the road producing videos for high profile tech companies such as Google, Microsoft and Adobe. Katie is also a skilled writer and editor and is a member of New York Women in Film and Television.

Sound Designer/Supervisior 
Sound Mix
Sen Na

Original Music By
Mihalis Mytakidis (Active Member/La Bruja Muerta)

Tim Trotman & David Kemp (Orangafrupp)

Additional Music By
Loukia & Stella Valasi


1st AD (London): Jem Mehmet 
1st AD (Siatista): Jakub Woroszylski 
Camera Assistant: Jean Elizabeth Ash 
Focus Puller (Greece): Yannis Roseas
Focus Puller (London): Jean Elizabeth Ash 
Gaffer (London): George Telling 
Gaffer (Greece): Artur Kun 
Grip (Greece): Krysztof Szymanski
Sound Recordist (London): Marco Iavarone
Sound Recordist (Greece): Jaroslaw Bajdowski
Boom (London): Nikos Nikolaleos
Boom (Greece): Marcin Kucharski
Sound Design: Mark Weller
Sound Design: Genevieve Butler
Foley: Mark Weller
3rd AD: Vassilis Triantafyllou
Assistant Production Designer: Alex Nicolaides
Assistant Makeup Artist: Ella Noble Jones
Data Wrangler (Greece): Jean Elizabeth Ash 
Data Wrangler (London): Jem Mehmet
Production Assistant/Security: Gregorios Giosdekos
Catering: Panagiotis Dimou 
Additional Assistance: Hermioni Koutsoliota, Vassiliki Panali,  Despina Tertis, Kostas Katsikas/The Katsikas Family, Konstantina Koutsoliotas, Vassiliki Triantafyllou

Stills Photography: Filippos Kotsiou, Theo Albanis, Ben Hughs, Michal Kolyga


Locations: AirCraft Circus/The Hangar Arts Trust, Despina Tertis, the Koutsoliotas family,  HiTech Internet Cafe, Tina Mammoser 

Production Company: 
Melancholy Star [gb]

Inkas Films [gr]