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Greek Film Center invites photographers to showcase Greece

The Greek Film Commission and the Greek Film Center invites professional photographers, directors of photography in audiovisual works, location managers, as well as to lovers of photography to contribute to the creation of a Photo Gallery of Greece. Asked are pictures from across the country with a ‘cinematic look.’

Traditional village by Giannis Aggelakos

The Press Release

Locate your photo – Can your photo become the reason to shoot a film in Greece?

Do you own “cinematic” photos from all over Greece?

Take part in the Hellenic Film Commission’s campaign for a film friendly Greece

The HELLENIC FILM COMMISSION of the Greek Film Centre is responsible for internationally promoting Greece as a place suitable for audiovisual productions of every kind, and for attracting international audiovisual productions to film in Greece.

Through the www.locateyourphoto.gr open call, the Hellenic Film Commission invites you to contribute to the creation of a Photo Gallery of Greece, that aims to capture and promote the various locations of our country. From the classical Athens to its mainland and islands, the whole of Greece can be the ideal natural backdrop for all types of audiovisual production.

We address to professional photographers, directors of photography in audiovisual works, location managers, as well as to lovers of photography, with a “cinematic look” in their photos, and we look for photos that highlight locations without the interference of people or trademarks.

From the photos that will be submitted to the website www.locateyourphoto.gr, the Hellenic Film Commission will make a selection of the ones that will be used on every website that belongs to the GFC (www.gfc.gr) and to the Hellenic Film Commission.

Amorgos by SteliosKazazis

This is one of the users’ amazing pictures posted on the Hellenic Film Commission website.

  • A cinematic shot looks as a frame that could be taken from a movie. The mood, lighting, atmosphere, characters are really important for this particular type of photography.

PS This wild beauty of Amorgos, this incredible mood captured by the camera lens, is so inspiring for write a book and shoot a film about the rough Greek ethics and morals in the 1950’s… #JustSaying…

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2 comments

  1. The Photo Gallery of Greece is a wonderful project to have the opportunity to work on. I would be pleased to help with the promotion of south Crete as a spectacular unspoilt area of outstanding natural beauty, supremely suited as a film location.

  2. keeptalkinggreece

    🙂 drop a note when you submit a photo, we will post it here as well.