Thessaloniki International Film Festival and the Greek Film Centre take part in Cannes' Producers Network, offering support to four producers from Greece


Thessaloniki International Film Festival and the Greek Film Centre announce their joint participation in the acclaimed Producers Network, an action hosted by the Cannes Film Festival’s Marché du Film, offering support to four producers from Greece. The action is backed by the Recovery and Resilience Facility, within the framework of the supporting Agora’s outward initiatives.

Greece, taking part for the first time in the Producers Network, is the only country from Southeast Europe and the Balkans to take part in this action hosted by Cannes’ Marché du Film, one of the biggest-scale and most sought-after film markets in the world. The five producers that will be showcased in the Producers Network had their projects presented at the Crossroads Co-production Forum of the 63rd Thessaloniki International Film Festival.

The Producers Network is welcoming more than 400 producers from around the globe, who are in search for networking opportunities and wish to get an insight of the most up-to-date trends and tendencies of the international production, financing and distribution landscape for their films. The Greek producers will have the unique chance to take part in a series of meetings tailor-made for giving birth to opportunities and helping the producers to dynamically promote their works abroad.

The producers from Greece taking part in the Producers Network are the following:

Ioanna Bolomyti, Atalante Productions SA            

Atalante Productions SA is an Athens based production company founded in 2021 by the producer Ioanna Bolomyti. We already hold credits for several successful productions and co-productions, for feature and short films, with focus in new talents. Some of our upcoming projects are Thanasis Neofotistos’, Iris Baglanea’s and Zacharias Mavroeidis’ new feature films.

The company took part in the Crossroads Co-production Forum with the project:


Director-Scriptwriter: Iris Baglanea. Producer: Ioanna Bolomyti - Atalante Productions SA, Greece

Vasilis Chrysanthopoulos, Plays2Place

PLAYS2PLACE, an award-winning Greek production company dedicated to developing and producing original, bold stories addressed to international audiences, with a special focus on discovering and promoting new talents and pioneering voices. Its filmography includes the arthouse festival hit MISS VIOLENCE by Alexandros Avranas (Silver Lion for Best Director and Coppa Volpi for Best Actor in Venice FF 2013) and the highly anticipated drama series MILKY WAY by the Palme D’Or Short Film Winner 2019 Vasilis Kekatos (world premiere at the International Competition of Series Mania 2023).

The company took part in the Crossroads Co-production Forum with the project:


Director-Scriptwriter: Kostas Gerampinis. Producer: Vassilis Chrysanthopoulos - PLAYS2PLACE, Greece

Dimitris Nakos, Soul Productions

Soul Productions company ( is a small independent production company based in Athens, Greece. Soul Productions produce fiction and documentaries short and feature films and spots, that have participated and received awards in many international film festivals.

The company took part in the Crossroads Co-production Forum with the project:


Director-Scriptwriter: Amerissa Basta. Co-scriptwriter: Dimitris Nakos. Producers: Ioanna Soultani - Soul Productions, Dimitris Nakos. Co-producers: Dejan Krajcevski - Krug Film, Panos Bisdas - Authorwave, Greece, North Macedonia


Christina Stavropoulou, Filmiki Productions

Filmiki is a production house based in Athens, established in 1987.Filmiki is one of the best-known companies specialized in advertising production. Besides commercials, in the last six years our company has expanded in the development and production of feature films and TV series, while also participating as a minor co-producer in feature films and TV series productions from abroad.

The company took part in the Crossroads Co-production Forum with the project:


Director-Scriptwriter: Daniel Bolda. Producers: Nikolas Alavanos, Christina Stavropoulou, Filmiki Productions, Greece.