Agora Parallel Events

Every year, the Agora organizes the following industry activities:

 

Meet the Future (dates TBC)

Every year we present to the international industry professionals up-and-coming talents of the Greek film industry.  

In 2019 we presented fifteen (15) film directors of short films which have participated in the last five years at major film festivals around the world (Cannes, Venice, Berlin, Locarno, Karlovy Vary, San Sebastian, London, Rotterdam, New York, Tribeca, Toronto, Sundance, Busan) or have earned an Academy Award nomination and are in the process of developing or completing the first feature film. 

These were: Artemis Anastasiadou, Mirsini Aristidou, Emma Doxiadi, Sofia Georgovassili, Vassilis Kekatos, Efthimis Kosemund Sanidis, Konstantina Kotzamani, Stella Kyriakopoulos, Nikos Kyritsis, Jacqueline Lentzou, Vangelis Lymberopoulos,  Christos Massalas, Loukianos Moshonas, Thanasis Neofotistos, Neritan Zinxhiria.  

In 2020 we presented eight up-and-coming Directors of Photography  who have already worked on short films and maximum one feature film and have been awarded for their work in a Greek festival or participated with their films in a major international film festival (Cannes, Venice, Berlin, Karlovy Vary, San Sebastian, London, Rotterdam, New York, Tribeca, Toronto, Sundance, Clermont Ferrand).  

These were: Asimina-Lydia Dionysopoulou, Yannis Kanakis, Yannis Karabatsos, Fili Olsefki, Stelios Pissas, Yannis Simos, Manu Tilinski, Giorgos Valsamis.

The Directors of Photography created a short film, commissioned by TIFF specifically for the Agora Presentation. You can find it here: 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hjDWB0XxI1s

In 2021 we presented seven Film Editors who have worked on at least one feature film, and a short or feature film they have edited has participated in the Competition Section of Thessaloniki IFF or one of the major international festivals (Cannes, Venice, Berlin, Locarno, Karlovy Vary, San Sebastian, London, Rotterdam, New York, Tribeca, Toronto, Sundance, Clermont-Ferrand)

These were: Thodoris Armaos, Stamos Dimitropoulos, Christos Giannakopoulos, Myrto Karra, Livia Neroutsopoulou, Nikos Vavouris, Giorgos Zafeiris.

 

Agora Short Film Lab (dates TBC)

Agora Short Film Lab is an initiative co-organized with the Clermont-Ferrand International Short FF and the Drama International Short FF. Taking place across three days and comprising sessions, seminars and talks with experienced professionals about various parts of the industry, the Agora Short Film Lab brings together directors of award-winning short films at the Clermont-Ferrand International Short FF and the Drama International Short FF to facilitate their acclimatization to the industry with an emphasis on the transition from short to feature filmmaking.

 

Agora Talks

Every year, the Agora presents film professionals who share practical info and the tools they use in their process when developing a project, co-producing, film marketing, sales and distribution and more.

 

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