An exciting experience for market visitors at the 3rd Evia Film Project

Agora through meetings, excursions to North Evia, yoga in nature and a specially designed self-awareness workshop 3ou Evia Film ProjectThessaloniki Film Festival’s green initiative focuses on our need to decompress and communicate.

This year, the market is developing on four axes: Mind, Body, Spirit and Intelligence. Driven by sustainability, the market implements an innovative circular economy model that invites professionals to discover or reconnect with Greek projects presented at the Thessaloniki Film Festival and Thessaloniki Documentary Film Festival Markets in the past.

The Evia Film Project offers Agora Accreditation a professional and at the same time human experience to connect with each other and the environment and enjoy “slow networking” in both space and time. They will have the opportunity to meet in the relaxed atmosphere of North Evia, participate in open discussions and project presentations, as well as in the seminar “Experiential workshop – Calm in the middle of the storm: Inner compass” organized by holistic therapist Elena Christopoulou. hard times”.

Projects to be presented in North Evia


Long fiction

  • Director: Kyros Papavasiliou
  • Producer: Maria Varnakkidou and Kyros Papavasileiou
  • Production Company: Drytree Films
  • Co-producers: Konstantina Stavrianou, Rena Vougioukalou – Graal (Cyprus, Greece)

He got angry

Feature documentary

  • Director: Tasos Goletsos,
  • Producer: Tasos Goletsos, Vangelis Papoutsis, Klondiana Kamati,
  • Production company: Das Paradiso Films (Greece)


Feature documentary

  • Director / Producer: Elpida Nikou, Rodrigo Hernandez
  • Production company: SGv
  • Co-producers: Rhea Apostolidis and Yuri Averof – Anemon Productions, Kellen Quinn – Hedgehog Films (Greece, Spain)


Long fiction

  • Director: Sofia Georgovasili
  • Producer: Antigoni Rota
  • Production company: Foss Productions (Greece, Romania, France)

In the shadow of Lazika

Feature documentary

  • Director: Nikos Kostopoulos
  • Producer: Vicky Zioga
  • Production company: PHENO (Greece, Georgia)

Station Athens

Feature documentary

  • Director: Yolanda Markopoulou
  • Producer: Daphne Kalafati
  • Production Company: Savefrag Productions
  • Co-production: Polyplanity Productions (Greece)

They leave Margo

Long fiction

  • Director: Alexandros Voulgaris (Boy)
  • Producer: Nicholas Alavanos and Christina Stavropoulou
  • Production company: Filmiki Productions (Greece)

Your gentle friend

Feature documentary

  • Director: Alcestis Efthymiou
  • Producer: Mina Drekki
  • Production company: Marni Films (Greece)

At the same time, every evening, after the Evia Film Project events, the guests of the Market will have the opportunity to network during happy hours by the sea with the presence of high-level film professionals (producers, sales agents, festival). planners) from all over the world.

Also, the Evia Film Project takes another step towards building an orderly and sustainable cinema by offering one-on-one sessions with Ieva Ubele, a creative producer and independent consultant specializing in green film production.

The Greek Film Center will organize a special panel on green productions entitled “For environmentally sustainable certified film production”. It is an information and training activity of the Greek Film Center’s Directorate of International Audiovisual Producers’ Involvement on sustainable film production, during which the presentation and application of Green Film as a European assessment and certification system and the Greek experience. Speakers: Stavroula Geronymaki (Directorate for Attracting International Audiovisual Producers, Greek Film Center), Linea Merzagoras (GREEN FILM, Trentino Film Commission), Dimitra Tenta (Sustainable Film Producers Specialist).

CIRCLE Women Doc Accelerator 2024

For the second time, the 3rd Evia Film Project is hosting the CIRCLE Women Doc Accelerator, a unique documentary development workshop aimed at women and women in film directing and production.

CIRCLE is a unique international educational initiative that offers a safe space for female filmmakers working in both documentary and fiction. It consists of the Women’s Doc Accelerator, a year-round training event open to projects and professionals in all stages of production, and an intensive workshop dedicated to female directors with new projects in script development. Both programs support projects with a strong international impact at various stages of film production, and at the same time serve as an impetus for cooperation between countries.

Its main mission is to empower women in the film sector and strengthen the visibility of female creators and directors in the wider Europe and the rest of the world.

Ten participants from around the world will participate in the Evia Film Project, working with renowned professionals and receiving expert guidance to develop their projects and advance their careers. As part of the program, the CIRCLE Women Doc Accelerator organizes various masterclasses addressed to female participants and closed to the general public, as well as the presentation of a case study open to the EFP3 public.

Heidi Fleischer (producer and consultant), Bridget O’Shea (European Documentary Association DAE president, consultant), Joanna Solecka (film marketing strategist), Dana Bunescu (film and sound editing) will be the teachers.

Director Lin Aluna (Twice Colonized) will be in North Evia as a guest of the CIRCLE Women Doc Accelerator for an open discussion about her upcoming film as part of the 3rd Evia Film Project. CIRCLE is supported by the Creative Europe MEDIA program and organized under the auspices of EURIMAGES.

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