The Promotion


64th TIFF: World Premiere

2012. Nikos lives in Athens. He is a film director who teaches film direction at the University of Thessaloniki. Today he will ask his father, Mr. Andrikos, to accompany him to the swearing-in ceremony for his promotion to the higher rank at the University – a father-son train journey, with time running backward.

Screening Schedule

No physical screenings scheduled.

Available at the Agora Market TIFF64.

Direction: Periklis Choursoglou
Script: Periklis Choursoglou
Cinematography: Yorgos Argyroiliopoulos
Editing: Takis Giannopoulos, Dimitris Polidoropoulos
Sound: Nikos Papadimitriou
Music: Nikos Lyras
Actors: Alexandros Logothetis, Vassilis Kolovos, Dimitris Naziris, Vangelio Andreadaki, Eleni Gerasimidou
Production: SOUL Productions
Producers: Ioanna Soultani
Co-production: Greek Film Centre, ERT SA, Authorwave, EKOME SA, Aristotle University Research Dissemination Center, Alipnoos SA, Breaking Wave Agency
Co-producers: Panos Bisdas, Periklis Choursoglou
Costumes: Chrysa Serdari
Sets: Dimitris Polychroniadis
Make Up: Chara Mavrofrydi
Format: DCP
Color: Color
Production Country: Greece
Production Year: 2023
Duration: 99'
Contact: SOUL Productions (Ioanna Soultani,

The script has been developed in the MFI Screenwriting Workshops

Periklis Choursoglou

He studied mathematics and film and worked as an assistant director alongside important directors, chiefly Pantelis Voulgaris. He has directed several documentaries, TV spots, and video clips. Since 2004, he has taught Film Direction at the School of Film at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.


1980 The Cufflinks (short)
1983 Touch Typing (short)
1987 Style (TV)
1994 Lefteris
1997 The Man in Grey
2004 Eyes of Night
2009 The Building Manager
2023 The Promotion