Meet the team

Read about your hosts and meet the team that will be with you at Alchimeia retreat.

This is not just another workshop. Alchimeia is focused on growth through exclusive content portraying real emotions. Therefore, we gathered the team which has something unique to offer to elevate your brand. Each member is carefully selected for their strength and specific skills to help you grow your videography or photography style.

We don’t want to change your style, we nearly want to help you reach your goals. And one way to do this, is amazing imagery! Now more details about your hosts and see how they can help you take your business to new heights.


Anna-Jill of Kiss from Fleur

Boutique Wedding Planner and Stylist

Coming from the Fashion world with love for weddings and romance, Anna-Jill of Kiss from Fleur brings a unique style and vision of each event setup. The editor at British Vogue described her: “With her creative flair Anna-Jill puts her heart and soul into designing weddings that capture people’s heart.” As a romantic story maker, Anna-Jill will teach you all about her vision telling ideas, explaining the concept and the mood board of each shoot you want to undertake to realize the vision of a stylist into the artistic storytelling.

Her work is desired and sought after by many professionals from wedding and fashion industry. From designing styled shoots and lookbooks for bridal designers to full brand styling, Anna-Jill understands the importance of preserving the red line throughout any creative project.

Her shoots were featured in many magazines and blogs such as Brides, Vogue, Martha Stewart Weddings, The Lane, White Mag, Style Me Pretty and many more. She strives to deliver the utmost quality to any project she undertakes to ensure the best possible outcome. As a trend setter, her vision and sense of style is fashion led with the subtle hints of love and romance. And this time it will be no different! See her concepts and get inspired!


“My heart is in my mind” – Anna Jill


Sanya Percic from Ellwed

Editor of first international magazine for weddings in Greece

With Fine Art, Design and Branding background, Sanya worked with Destination brides when she created Ellwed Magazine. This is the first exclusive international bridal magazine for weddings in Greece available digitally and in bespoke print. Ellwed cover shoots were featured in numerous major wedding blogs like Green Wedding Shoes, Martha Stewart Weddings, Wedding Chicks, Seasons of Yes book as well as the International Trend Reports along with the expert advice articles on destination wedding trends. Sanya strives to create a community of pros and brides who need inspiration and information about their wedding in Greece.

As a founder of creative brands who started from zero and with her knowledge from both worlds, she is perfect to discuss about marketing and branding for creatives! You will be able to ask her all about submissions, styled shoots and how to stay true to yourself in your brand to stand out of the crowd. She believes in community and helping fellow creatives achieve their potential, as we are all unique!



“Step to the creative side and thrive”– Sanya Percic



Along with Anna and Sanya you will have a chance to meet and chat with these trusted wedding professionals

Anthony Venitis - Wedding Videographer in Europe

Anthony Venitis

High end Video Creator

High-end video creator for destination weddings and elopements, judge at WEVA International Awards. Anthony Venitis 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 Theater 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.


Cornelia Lietz

Fine Art Photographer

An international fine art wedding and portrait photographer from Germany. Born and raised in the US, Cornelia loves traveling with her international clients on destination weddings around Europe. Her work has been featured in numerous Magazines and International Blogs like: Hochzeit, Braut, Inside Weddings, Amber & Muse, Junebug Weddings, Style Me Pretty, Martha Steward Weddings and many more.

With her many years of experience in real destination weddings and as a hopeless romantic, she will teach you how to handle a real event and capture people’s emotions. At the styled shoot setup her focus lies on capturing the subjects with artistic expressions, flatlays and wedding décor. She will show you how to work with light and capture the mood of the styled shoot. It’s all about emotions and love, all which will get you one step closer to your desired publications.

“I walk into a room and search for beauty”.-Cornelia Lietz

About your hosts

George Stratigis

Fashion Photographer & Cinematographer

Emerging artist, fashion photographer and cinematographer with signature vision. George Stratigis 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.


“Embrace your vision” – George Stratigis