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Country profile: Greece

Country profile: Greece

27 December 2020

Thessaloniki’s Agora bolsters its schedule

Thessaloniki 2021 - Agora

Thessaloniki’s Agora bolsters its schedule

The industry section of the 62nd edition of the festival will run both physically and on digital platforms and is introducing new initiatives  

21 October 2021

Thessaloniki’s Agora unveils its Works in Progress

Thessaloniki 2021 – Agora

Thessaloniki’s Agora unveils its Works in Progress

Eight film projects in post-production will be presented to the Thessaloniki International Film Festival’s industry audience  

21 October 2021

Thessaloniki’s Agora Crossroads Co-Production Forum announces its selection

Thessaloniki 2021 – Agora

Thessaloniki’s Agora Crossroads Co-Production Forum announces its selection

The 17th edition of Agora’s co-production section has selected 14 projects from South-Eastern Europe whose teams are aiming to develop them further and expand their international scope  

20 October 2021

The MFI Script 2 Film Workshops run their second session

Industry / Market - Greece

The MFI Script 2 Film Workshops run their second session

With most participants attending physically on the island of Rhodes, the training initiative features a series of master classes and a pitching ceremony  

12 October 2021

I Used to Be The Mayor wins the Movies That Matter award

Beyond Borders 2021 - Awards

I Used to Be The Mayor wins the Movies That Matter award

The documentary project developed by Alex Sussmann won the Beyond Borders pitching session and Eleni Kavouki received a special mention  

30 August 2021

The MFI Script 2 Film Workshops run a successful first session

Industry / Market - Greece

The MFI Script 2 Film Workshops run a successful first session

With most participants attending physically on the island of Nisyros, the training initiative features a jam-packed ongoing two-week programme  

09 July 2021

The MFI Script 2 Film Workshops announce their selected projects

Industry / Market - Greece

The MFI Script 2 Film Workshops announce their selected projects

A total of 38 projects and six trainees will participate in the workshops’ various sections, which will take place both online and residentially  

01 July 2021

The Thessaloniki Documentary Festival’s Agora announces this year’s laureates

Thessaloniki Documentary 2021 – Agora/Awards

The Thessaloniki Documentary Festival’s Agora announces this year’s laureates

An avalanche of awards has rained down on some of the participants in the hybrid version of Thessaloniki’s documentary-focused industry strand  

30 June 2021

Thessaloniki’s Pitching Forum unveils its selection

Thessaloniki Documentary 2021 – Agora

Thessaloniki’s Pitching Forum unveils its selection

The co-producing and co-financing platform of the Thessaloniki Documentary Festival has selected 14 projects from Southeastern Europe and the Mediterranean Basin  

01 June 2021

Thessaloniki announces its Agora Docs in Progress titles

Thessaloniki Documentary 2021 – Agora

Thessaloniki announces its Agora Docs in Progress titles

The ten participating projects from Southeastern Europe and the Mediterranean region will be in with a chance of winning one of the Agora Docs in Progress post-production awards  

01 June 2021

Agora Docs goes hybrid

Thessaloniki Documentary 2021 – Agora

Agora Docs goes hybrid

The film market of the Thessaloniki Documentary Festival is setting its sights high with its upcoming edition  

31 May 2021

MFI Script 2 Film Workshops extends 2021 call for applications to 10 April

Industry / Market - Greece

MFI Script 2 Film Workshops extends 2021 call for applications to 10 April

Creative teams from Europe and abroad with a film project and script-development professionals are eligible to apply for the training programme on the Greek islands  

06 April 2021

Thessaloniki’s Agora reveals its winners

Thessaloniki 2020 – Agora/Awards

Thessaloniki’s Agora reveals its winners

A handful of awards have been bestowed upon the participating projects in the Crossroads and Works in Progress sections  

16 November 2020

Thessaloniki’s Agora presents its Works in Progress in a digital format

Thessaloniki 2020 – Agora

Thessaloniki’s Agora presents its Works in Progress in a digital format

Eleven film projects in post-production will be competing for the Eurimages Lab Project Award, while the Agora Lab is being introduced this year  

13 October 2020

Thessaloniki’s Agora prepares to unspool online

Thessaloniki 2020 – Agora

Thessaloniki’s Agora prepares to unspool online

The industry section of the 61st Thessaloniki IFF will run via digital platforms and will introduce new initiatives focused on the local film industry  

12 October 2020

Thessaloniki’s Agora Crossroads Co-Production Forum goes digital

Thessaloniki 2020 – Agora

Thessaloniki’s Agora Crossroads Co-Production Forum goes digital

The 16th edition of Agora’s co-production section has selected 17 projects from South-Eastern Europe that are aiming to develop further and expand their international scope  

06 October 2020

The MFI Script 2 Film Workshops team confirms the line-up for its events

Industry / Market - Greece

The MFI Script 2 Film Workshops team confirms the line-up for its events

With the first session starting today, the team behind the workshops, which will run in hybrid format, is organising a series of presentations, lectures and master classes with acclaimed film experts  

20 July 2020

The MFI Script 2 Film Workshops kick off in hybrid form

Industry / Market - Greece

The MFI Script 2 Film Workshops kick off in hybrid form

The MFI script and project development programme is ready to welcome its participants to a hybrid version that will run both online and on the Greek island of Nisyros  

13 July 2020

The Greek Film Centre launches its special calls

Industry / Market - Greece

The Greek Film Centre launches its special calls

With the specific calls, financed by the Ministry of Culture, the GFC hopes to encourage applications from filmmakers in the fields of documentary, short films and animation during the pandemic  

30 April 2020

REPORT: Thessaloniki Documentary Festival Agora 2020

Thessaloniki Documentary 2020 – Agora Doc

REPORT: Thessaloniki Documentary Festival Agora 2020

We present an overview of the winning European projects from Agora, the Thessaloniki Documentary Festival's industry section, which was held online this year  

16 March 2020

Thessaloniki Documentary Festival's Agora hands out its awards

Thessaloniki Documentary 2020 – Agora Doc

Thessaloniki Documentary Festival's Agora hands out its awards

Projects from Italy, France, Greece, Ukraine, Georgia, the USA, Netherlands, Spain and Palestine have won prizes in the Pitching Forum and Docs in Progress sections  

13 March 2020

Thessaloniki’s Agora announces its award winners

Thessaloniki 2019 - Agora/Awards

Thessaloniki’s Agora announces its award winners

Nadine Salib and Matteo Tortone with their upcoming projects were the main winners in Crossroads and Works in Progress, respectively  

11 November 2019

Thessaloniki’s Agora bolsters its schedule

Thessaloniki 2019 – Agora

Thessaloniki’s Agora bolsters its schedule

During the 60th-anniversary edition of the Greek festival, its industry section will be expanded to feature more initiatives and customised programmes for both local and international professionals  

04 October 2019

Thessaloniki’s Agora Crossroads Co-Production Forum announces its selection

Thessaloniki 2019 – Agora

Thessaloniki’s Agora Crossroads Co-Production Forum announces its selection

The 15th edition of the co-production section of Agora has selected 15 projects from South-Eastern Europe that are aiming to develop further and expand their international scope  

27 September 2019

Thessaloniki’s Agora presents its Works in Progress line-up

Thessaloniki 2019 – Agora

Thessaloniki’s Agora presents its Works in Progress line-up

Twelve films in post-production will be screened in Thessaloniki’s industry section, and all but one will be competing for the Eurimages Lab Project Award  

27 September 2019

The Thessaloniki Film Festival conducts research into children’s films

Industry – Greece/Albania

The Thessaloniki Film Festival conducts research into children’s films

The “Films for Kids in Southeast Europe” study aims to shed light on the production of films for younger audiences, but the initial findings seem discouraging  

26 June 2019

Thessaloniki Goes to Cannes for the third time

Cannes 2019 – Marché du Film

Thessaloniki Goes to Cannes for the third time

Five films at the work-in-progress stage will participate in the Thessaloniki Goes to Cannes event, supported by the Greek Film Centre  

26 April 2019

The Marché du Film announces its Goes to Cannes selection

Cannes 2019 – Marché du Film

The Marché du Film announces its Goes to Cannes selection

The seventh edition of the market for work-in-progress screenings is inviting six international festivals to showcase projects from around the globe in Cannes  

17 April 2019

Projects from Greece, Syria and France win Thessaloniki’s Doc Market awards

Thessaloniki Documentary 2019 – Agora Doc

Projects from Greece, Syria and France win Thessaloniki’s Doc Market awards

Katerina Patroni's Four Seasons has scooped the 2|35 Award, Salah Al Ashkar's Our Choices got the MuSou Award, and the Greek Film Centre Award went to Dimitra Kouzi's School 54  

07 March 2019

EDN Docs in Thessaloniki awards go to projects from Germany and Ireland

Thessaloniki Documentary 2019 – Agora Doc

EDN Docs in Thessaloniki awards go to projects from Germany and Ireland

Intimate Outsiders by Roser Corella has won the ERT Doc on Air Award, while the MFI Doc Lab Award went to Phoenix by Daire Collins  

06 March 2019

The Agora Doc Market is ready for its 20th edition

Thessaloniki Documentary 2019 – Agora Doc

The Agora Doc Market is ready for its 20th edition

The Thessaloniki Documentary Festival's industry section will showcase 30 new projects split between two sections and host 150 professionals from 2-9 March  

28 February 2019

MFI Script 2 Film Workshops open 2019 call for applications

Industry – Greece

MFI Script 2 Film Workshops open 2019 call for applications

Creative teams with a film project and script-development professionals are eligible to apply for the training programme, which takes place on the Greek islands  

07 February 2019

A focus on Greece by Europa Distribution

Distribution - Greece

A focus on Greece by Europa Distribution

The European distributors network sheds some light on the situation of independent film distribution in the Mediterranean country  

31 December 2018

A successful Digital Production Challenge II comes to a close

Industry – Greece

A successful Digital Production Challenge II comes to a close

The tenth edition of the workshop focusing on production workflows took place in Athens, where four case studies were examined and eight new projects took part  

04 December 2018

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