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Athens and Aegina Ready to Star in New French Film

Athens and the nearby island of Aegina have been selected as the filming locations of a new French feature film, titled "On sourit pour la photo".

Macedonia Region Promotes New Film Office at Philoxenia 2019

The Region of Central Macedonia presented its ambitious new film office project at Thessaloniki's Philoxenia 2019 tourism exhibition.

Thessaloniki Film Studio Aiming to Welcome Hollywood Productions in 2020

A film studio to operate in Thessaloniki, Greece, will be ready to welcome Hollywood productions by 2020, says Central Macedonia Governor Apostolos Tzitzikostas.

Greek Governor Goes to Hollywood to Bring Film Productions to Macedonia

Central Macedonia Governor Apostolos Tzitzikostas visited Hollywood aiming to initiate interest in film productions in the region.

Hollywood Shooting Closes off Athens’ Syntagma Square

Athens’ Syntagma Square will be closed off on Sunday, 10 March for the filming needs of 'Born to be Murdered', a joint US-Italian Hollywood production.

Central Macedonia Region Sets Up Film Office in Thessaloniki

The Central Macedonia Region has opened a new film office in Thessaloniki, aimed at attracting motion media production crews to shoot on location.

Athens Workshop Looks Into Cinema Tourism, Filming in Greece

More than 150 cinematography professionals recently gathered in Athens to participate in an open discussion on ways Greece can promote its locations for filming purposes.

Greece Considered as Filming Location for UK Movie

British producer Gareth Jones was recently in Greece for a pre-filming visit to determine whether he will shoot “The Giaour” in the country.

Greek TV Series ‘Tatouaz’ Films at Hotels of Spyrou Group

The producers of “Tatouaz”, a popular Greek TV series, recently selected two hotels of Spyrou Group, both located on Skopelos, as filming locations.

BBC Gets Green Light to Film at Sounion in Greece

Producers of BBC series “The Little Drummer Girl” have been given the green light to shoot at the Temple of Poseidon at Cape Sounion.

BBC Submits New Request to Film at Sounion

The BBC has submitted a new request to film at the Temple of Poseidon at Cape Sounion, following the refusal of Greece’s Central Archaeological Council (KAS) last week.

Greek Archaeology Body Says ‘No’ to BBC Series Sounion Shoot

The Central Archaeological Council (KAS) has turned down a request by BBC to film its "The Little Drummer Girl” series at the Poseidon Temple in Sounion.

Greece Reaches Out to Film Producers with Fresh Cash Incentives

Aiming to establish Greece as a leading filming location, the digital policy ministry is allocating some 75 million euros as an incentive.

North Aegean Region Gets Ready for… Lights, Camera, Action

North Aegean governor Christiana Kalogirou signed a memorandum of cooperation with the Hellenic Film Office to promote the region as a prime filming location.

UK Survey Says Box-office Blockbusters Spur Travel Bookings

A survey carried out across the UK showed that one in five Britons went ahead and booked a vacation, days after watching a film. 

Greek Gov’t Setting the Scene for Foreign Film Productions

The Greek government, through its relevant ministries, is paving the way for a framework that will offer foreign film producers incentives to shoot in Greece.

Syros Film School Set for Classes Next Month

Syros will get its very own film school set to start classes next month, as local authorities proceed with the establishment of a Hollywood studio on the island.

Greece, Serbia Film Centers Ink Distribution Deal

The Greek Film Center and Film Center Serbia signed a deal for the distribution of Greek and Serbian film productions in both territories.

Lights, Cameras, Action… on Syros Come October

Syros authorities are moving full speed ahead with plans to make the island a prime filming location, with a new production set for October 2017.

Syros One Step Closer to Hollywood Deal

A 6.5-million-euro investment to establish a Hollywood studio and film school on the island of Syros is coming closer to becoming reality.
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