The Festival started in 2008,
the brainchild of its Artistic Director Christos
Prosylis. The London Greek Film Festival
aims to showcase and
promote contemporary Greek films and screenplays
with no specific subject, or foreign films and
screenplays with a Greek interest [cast, directors,
producers, subject, filming in Greece etc.] from around
the world. It also promotes
Greek culture in general, organizing international
competitions [poetry, literature, photography, art,
forums, etc], workshops, seminars, events, and many
more, with emphasis given to modern creators and
It aims to be
the meeting point and the crossroads between East
and West in relation to modern Greek filmmakers and the
11th London Greek Film Festival:
Main venue for screenings and events:
Theatro Technis (26 Crowndale Road, London, NW1 1TT),
just a few minutes from
close to the city centre.
are likely to host parallel events such as workshops, forums,
special screenings and parties, during and before or after the days
of the festival.
by hundreds of cinema goers
(50% Greek origin - 50% international, 45% males - 55% females, ages
20-55 about 85%). The Festival’s
website has steadily been counting page visits in
their hundreds of thousands each year (about 40% from Greece,
60% international from across the world).
Participants directors, producers, artists, and authors,
are mostly Greeks or Greek origin from across the world (about 75%).
Sponsors are an integral part of the
they contribute in carrying out all the events in the best possible
way. They also help in the Festival’s longer term development in the
super competitive environment of London.
The Festival offers tailored made rewarding Sponsorship packages,
which involve the promotion of our Sponsors through the activities
and the networking opportunities during the screenings and the
parallel events, as well as online via our websites.
Some of the Benefits:
Logos in our posters, sponsor’s banners in the in-house screenings
Logos, web banners and links in our web sites, press releases,
news letters, social media.
Video promos or corporate videos in our websites, in-house
Free entry in screenings, sponsored by a specific Sponsor.
Honorary event (i.e. party or Odysseus Awards event) in Athens or
London, in the name of the Sponsor.
Odysseus Awards, can be offered under your business name.
Exclusive Sponsorship opportunity for specific activity of the
festival, as the poetry or literature competition, a workshop etc.
Free Premium Passes for all screenings during the festival.
Tailored made sponsorship packs can be
developed for our sponsors.
Basic Sponsorship Packs:
sponsors [at] londongreekfilmfestival.com
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Talking about us:
“Whether those [recent Greek
films] represent a dawn or twilight for the country's film-making, will be
easier to judge after this event, which brings a handful of features, shorts
“In the face of adversity,
Greek cinema battles on.”
Time Out London
“It is an extremely
important event which promotes Greece and its culture to London, a major
cultural metropolis of Europe. (...) It presents one of Greece’s best-known
showcases and meeting points for emerging talent, and seeks to promote the
importance of film as a means to develop the next generation of filmmakers
and moving image artists. (…) Definitely consists one of the most important
initiatives of cultural diplomacy in the British capital.”
Greece in London, Press Office
Screenplays accepted from:
Individuals and Production
Companies from all over the world, with no specific subject in their work
Diaspora & Greek-Cypriots included),
Individuals and Production
Companies from all over the world, with film or screenplay related to Greece
(i.e. subject, myths, history, locations or filming in Greece).
Kind of films:
feature films [μεγάλου
short fiction films
[μικρού μήκους μυθοπλασίας]
Kind of screenplays
[script competition only -
διαγωνιστικό σεναρίου μόνο]:
[σενάρια για ταινίες μυθοπλασίας μεγάλου
ταινίες μυθοπλασίας μικρού μήκους]