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8th Amorgos Tourism Film Festival Honors Greek, Foreign Filmmakers

With the participation of artists and filmmakers from 25 countries around the world, the 15th YPERIA International Convention on Culture and Tourism and the 8th Amorgos Tourism Film Festival recently took place on the Cycladic Island of Amorgos.

The events were held at the five-star Aegialis Hotel & Spa in Egiali in the presence of Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) President Charalambos Karimalis and Secretary General Konstantinos Tsegas, Greek and foreign directors and producers, filmmakers, photographers, journalists and bloggers.

The Amorgos Tourism Film Festival included 65 films from Greece and abroad, which competed for five awards. The jury consisted of five members from Croatia, Austria, Poland, and Greece, an announcement said.

And the winners are:

Grand Price: #BeMyGuest by Prakash Varma, Dubai

Greek Films:
1st Prize: Samaria Hotel by Theodoros Papadoulakis
2nd Prize: BlueGR Hotels & Resorts by Theodoros Papadoulakis

Documentary:
1st Prize: Garuda by Marko Randelovic
2nd Prize: Dancing with your dreams by  Gustavo Neves
Special Reference: Train Surfers by Andrien Cothier

Travel/ Promotional:
1st Prize: An Alpine Sense of Life by Johannes Grebert
2nd Prize: Inlandisis b Mathieu Lelay
Special Reference: Galapagos, Calling Home by Andrew Norton

Commercials:
1st Prize: Spirit of Dubai by Mark Toia

The Amorgos Film Festival is an official member of  CIFFT, the International Committee of Tourism Film Festivals, which currently includes 16 tourism film festivals around the globe.


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