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DEXAMENES X ALCHIMEIA

PELOPONNESE 2021

 

THE RETREAT

THAT ISN’T CLICHE.

Become an Alchemist and transform your base into gold with us at Dexamenes. A conscious-luxury resort, by the Ionian coast. Member of Design Hotels.

Completely immerse yourself in the 3 days luxury experience and transform your brand.

Few minutes from the famous archeological Ancient Olympia, this post-war disused wine factory, was transformed into a barefoot luxury resort on the coastline of western Peloponnese. Designed by K-Studio, this resort was chosen because of their contextual approach to a unique and immersive experiences through architecture.

You will have everything you need for the ultimate creative retreat and peaceful rejuvenating experience. Extend your stay for a mini holiday.

DATE: TBA
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ADDRESS: Kourouta Beach | Beach Front
Amaliada 272 00, Greece

DEXAMENES 2021

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INVESTMENT

Luxury Portfolio Building Retreat hosted in the Five Star Resort, limited to maximum 16 spots.

Included: accommodation (shared bedrooms), breakfast, lunch, dinner and the wedding editorial shoot with different setups with surprise finale.

For one 1150€ or travel with company for only 950€ each.

Possibility to upgrade for privacy or extend your vacations
Prices are without tax
Limited space available

SELECTED VENDORS

BECAUSE OUR EVENT CAN ONLY BE AS AMAZING AS OUR TEAM

THE CURATORS.

Reach your goals with amazing imagery you will capture at THIS RETREAT.
GET GUIDANCE FROM THE CURATORS OF ALCHIMEIA

Anthony Venetis wedding filmographer profile

THE
STORYTELLER

ANTHONY
VENITIS

THE ALCHIMIST
OF WEDDING
ROMANCE

High-end video creator for destination weddings and elopements, judge at WEVA International Awards. Anthony received multiple awards by Inspiration Photographers and was nominated by Way Up North as Europe’s Best Wedding Videographer in 2019. As the winner at film festivals for best cinematography and editing, his wedding film was honoured with a full week screening at the Laemmle Theatre in Hollywood, LA in summer 2019.

Besides wedding cinematography, Anthony has captured events and created content for famous CEOs, athletes and other high-profile celebrities. Over the last years, his award-winning work has been featured in Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, Junebug weddings, Wedding Chicks, 100 Layer Cake and more. Anthony is a passionate international videographer who will talk to you about creating and capturing emotions and the proper mood. Focused on storytelling, you will talk about the ways to transfer the vision of any project into video.

George Stratigis Fashion Photographer profile

THE
ARTIST

GEORGE
STRATIGIS
THE ALCHIMIST
OF BRIDAL
AESTHETICS

Emerging artist, fashion photographer and cinematographer with signature vision. George utilizes a contemporary blend of creative documentary and fine art portraiture. From an editorial perspective he is hunting for timeless beauty and human expressions. Featured in multiple fashion magazines and blogs as C-Heads, S Magazine, French Fries, Kodd Magazine, Paramano and more. Through the years, George shot campaigns for many fashion and bridal designers, like Irene Angelopoulos, Sotiris Georgiou, Teti Charitou and many more.

Rather than weddings, George comes from the world of fashion industry, advertising films and experimental visual language. With him, you can discuss the matter of inspiration, the keys of developing your own values, enhance your personal approach and push the intellectual boundaries above expectations. George will focus on expression, aesthetic, contemporary cinematic photography and how to build your fashion-editorial portfolio.

You will have the chance to get inspired, explore and captivate the vital energy of human nature, while creating meaningful content that has an impact beyond time.

THIS EXPERIENCE

INCLUDES

Accommodation for two nights with breakfast in a Luxury beachfront resort.

Welcome drink and bag, lunches, snacks, refreshments and dinners.

Morning speeches and mentoring and awards.

How to style flatlays in an interesting and modern way. Different setups and concepts for you to capture

Romantically Ethereal Wedding ceremony and reception setups. With high-end luxe components from some of the top professionals in the wedding industry from Greece and worldwide.

Effortless Glamour Fashion editorials – different setups of the modern bridal love story around the resort to build your magazine worthy portfolio.

Surprise finale – uniquely designed final set, which will get you all the media attention. Premiere only at this Portfolio Building retreat in Dexamenes!

The opportunity to shoot in exclusive repurposed historic wine tanks and the beautiful seaside property – Dexamens seaside hotel. Award winning Eco-conscious resort designed by K-Studio, one of the best architects in Greece.

Honest conversations on the set about your creative business, branding and creating a cohesive style and storyline.

Photos and or Video with Backstage from our team if you will need for your marketing.

Save your seat here

Max 16 Attendees

THE SCHEDULE

ALL FINAL DETAILS WILL BE SENT BEFORE YOUR ARRIVAL 

DAY 1

Morning arrivals and check-ins

Welcome drink by the beach while you get to know each other

Talks with the team and the introduction to the mood of the shoot

Lunch at the resort

Shooting time – Romantically Ethereal Wedding reception and flatlays designed and styled by Anna

After sunset dinner, prepared by the exclusive chef of Dexamenes

DAY 2

Breakfast 

Morning talks and mentoring

Lunch at the resort

Effortless Glamour Bridal editorial shoot

“Pièce de résistance” shoot premier specially designed for this occasion

 After sunset dinner prepared by the exclusive chef of Dexamenes

DAY 3

Breakfast and chill-out by the beach

Checkout 

“One step closer to your ultimate portfolio goals”

“Alchimeia in one of the most significant investments that you can offer into your business and your personal brand to come one step closer to your ultimate portfolio goals!”

– GEORGE PANAGIOTAKIS

Bride walking at the barble quary witha black hat

THE AWARD.

 

Capture our heart with your emotional storytelling, while you implement all you have learned on the set. We will award 3 creatives attending Alchimeia DEXAMENES 2021

1st prize

The chance to be chosen for the next Ellwed Magazine Cover and featured on the blog.

2nd prize 

Private Mentoring “Date with Anna”. Where you will discuss all about your brand styling in one afternoon in Athens, Greece or Dusseldorf, Germany.

3re prize

FilmConvert Nitrate Bundle license from FilmConvert for one Cinematographer.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

ANSWERED

  • This retreat is designed for photographers and videographers who love the world of weddings, romance, high-end fashion and bespoke Greece.
    It is for you, if you want to elevate your portfolio and are ready to follow Anna’s heart and catch her vision to create magazine worthy Instagramable moments. You should join if you want to be surrounded by like-minded creatives who are eager to produce outstanding work and get inspired while relaxing in the serene nature by the beach!