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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.

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.

Corfu Nominated for European Location Award 2018 – Vote Now!

The Greek island of Corfu in the Ionian sea is competing with 11 other destinations for the European Film Location Award 2018.

‘The Durrells’ TV Series Films Season 4 on Corfu

The fourth season of "The Durrells", a popular British TV series based on the life of explorer and writer Gerald Durrell, was recently filmed on the Ionian island of Corfu.

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.

‘Amerika Square’ is Greece’s Submission for 2018 Oscars

The drama “Amerika Square" is Greece's official submission for the "Best Foreign-Language Film" category in the 90th Academy Awards.

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.

Hellenic Film Commission Launches Campaign to Promote Greece as a ‘Film-friendly’ Location

The Hellenic Film Commission has launched an online photo gallery to promote Greece as a "film-friendly" location.

‘Mamma Mia!’ Croatia Choice Spurs Greek Tourism Ministry Reaction

Greece's tourism ministry says it has no say in foreign film production decisions with regard to “Mamma Mia, Here we Go Again”. 

Greece Aims For More Promotion On The Big Screen To Influence Tourist Decision-Making

The Greek Tourism Ministry wants to get the country into more movies to have an effect on the destination selection of travelers and through that influence visitor flows.