Oscar-winning “Zorba The Greek” Cinematographer Dies in Crete

Hospital officials on the island of Crete say German-born British cinematographer Walter Lassally; who won an Academy Award for the 1964 movie Zorba the...

‘Film Friendly’ Greece Moves to Cut Red Tape (video)

Greek ministers have presented a new bid to attract international film productions by funding incentives and cutting red tape. Digital Policy, Technologies and Media Minister...

Prominent Greek Film Director Stavros Tsiolis Dies at 82

Greek film director and screenwriter Stavros Tsiolis died early on Tuesday in Athens, according to a post his family shared on Facebook. He was 82...

Greek-American John Kalafatis Partners With Nu Boyana to Open Studios in Thessaloniki

The CEO of New York-based York Studios, John Kalafatis, has partnered with Nu Boyana to open brand new state-of-the-art film stages in Thessaloniki. The Greek...

Blood Brother, High Price of Gold Win at Thessaloniki

Steve Hoover’s Blood Brother (pictured), Nikos Dayandas’s Little Land, and Katherine Fairfax Wright and Malika Zouhali-Worrall’s Call Me Kuchu were among the winners at...

‘Little Drummer Girl’ Series Wraps Filming in Greece

The Little Drummer Girl, a television series based on John le Carre's acclaimed novel, has completed filming after 24 days of shooting in some...

Greek Minister of Culture Witnesses Parthenon Film Shooting

By Theodora Matsaidoni Greece's Minister of Culture and Sports, Mr. Panos Panagiotopoulos, appeared at the Parthenon to witness the filming of “Promahos,” a Coerte and...

Mamma Mia! Producers Ditch Skopelos Turn to Croatia for Sequel

Fans of the smash-hit Abba film musical Mamma Mia! – filmed on the idyllic Greek island of Skopelos – will be delighted a follow-up...

Two Greek Films Recommended for European Film Awards 2016

"Chevalier" and "Suntan" are two Greek films on the list of the 50 movies recommended this year by the European Film Academy for the...

Melina Mercouri: The Epitome of Hellenic Spirit

Melina Mercouri is engraved in the minds of millions of Greeks. In her life she was several things: a striking woman; a stage and movie...

Greek Student Wins Student Academy Award for her Documentary ‘4.1 Miles’

Daphne Matziaraki, a Greek student at Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism has won a Student Academy Award for her film 4.1 Miles. Daphne is one of...

Greek Actress Keti Papanika Passes Away at 75

Well-known Greek actress Keti Papanikou has died at the age of 75, after a battle with cancer. Papanikou studied Drama at the National Theater and...

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