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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.

Attica Region Considers Megara as Filming Base

Attica Region is examining the possibility of setting up a filming base in Megara, some 40km east of the Greek capital city of Athens.

Attica Region Sets Up Film Office in Athens to Facilitate Foreign Producers

The Region of Attica has announced the establishment of a film office in Athens, aiming to attract more foreign TV and cinema productions.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.