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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.

Greece’s Steep Taxes, Tedious Bureaucracy Push Film Producers Away

High taxes and bureaucratic hurdles are still turning away international filmmakers who may want to carry out productions in Greece.

Syros in Movie Talk with Hollywood

The Greek island of Syros may be ready to serve as a filming destination for Hollywood blockbusters after talks between local authorities and US cinematographers about the creation of a film studio there.

Culture Ministry Aims to Make Greece Appealing Filming Location

The creation of a film commission topped the agenda of Culture Minister Nikos Xydakis’ meeting with the new board of the Greek Film Council (GFC) as part of its plans to make Greece an attractive filming destination and promote Greek productions abroad.

Greece to Promote Marathon as Ideal Filming Location, Tourism Destination

Promoting the Eastern Attica region of Marathon as a tourist destination and as a filming location was at the center of the agreement Marathon Mayor Ilias Psinakis and Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni signed on Thursday.

Tax Breaks Proposal as Incentive for Film Productions in Greece

Deputy Culture and Sports minister Angela Gerekou presented George Mavragiannis, her counterpart at the finance ministry, with a proposal for tax incentives to attract film production to Greece.
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