HER JOB WINS THE BEST BALKAN FILM AWARD AT THE SOFIA IFF
19 Mar 2019
Nikos Labôt’s Her Job won the Best Balkan Film Award at the 23rd Sofia International Film Festival 2019.
14 Feb 2019
Syllas Tzoumerkas (director, co-writer), Maria Drandaki (producer), Angeliki Papoulia (actress), Youla Boudali (actress, co-writer), Christos Passalis (actor) and Argyris Xafis (actor), at the Berlinale Panorama official press conference for The Miracle of the Sargasso Sea – video
14 Feb 2019
The Miracle of the Sargasso Sea, Syllas Tzoumerkas’ new feature starring Angeliki Papoulia, Youla Boudali and Christos Passalis had its world premiere at the historic Zoo Palast at the Panorama Section of the 69th Berlinale. The film’s intensity, its dreamy thriller vibe and the brilliant performances of its two lead actresses, compelled Berlinale audiences and reviewers in its packed screenings.
29 Jan 2019
19 Jan 2019
Elina Psykou’s third feature film project, Patrimonial Fears and Other Symptoms, co-produced by Maria Drandaki and Konstantinos Vassilaros (Homemade Films & StudioBauhaus), has been selected for the Berlinale Co-production Market 2019 (“Berlinale Directors” Projects).
18 Dec 2018
The Berlinale announced the world premiere of Syllas Tzoumerkas’ The Miracle of the Sargasso Sea in its first titles for the Panorama of the 69th Berlin International Film Festival 2019. Syllas Tzoumerkas’ third film after Homeland and A Blast is a provocative drama-thriller, starring Angeliki Papoulia (Dogtooth, A Blast, The Lobster) and Youla Boudali (In the Fade, Homeland). The world sales of the Greek-German-Dutch-Swedish co-production are handled by New Europe Film Sales.
21 Oct 2018
Three awards for Her Job by Nikos Labot at the 1st/2nd Film Competition of the Warsaw IFF: Best Film, F.I.PRES.CI. Award and Young F.I.PRES.CI Award!
21 Aug 2018
Her Job, Nikos Labôt‘s first feature starring Marisha Triantafyllidou will have its world premiere at the Discovery section of the 2018 TIFF, the section which many of the most revered directors on the planet, among them Christopher Nolan, Kathryn Bigelow, Lynne Ramsay and Steve McQueen, can claim as a launching pad for their films. The work-place drama is produced by Maria Drandaki (Homemade Films) and Julie Paratian (Sister Productions) and co-produced by Milan Stojanovic (Sense Production). Jour de Fête handles the world sales.
04 May 2018
Titanic Ocean, the first feature film of Konstantina Kotzamani (Limbo), is one of the 10 feature film projects in development selected for the TFL FeatureLab 2018. The project will be developed for six months, starting with a workshop held in Sardinia, with the help of a team of tutors, headed by Romanian director Cristian Mungiu (4 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days).
For more info: www.screendaily.com
22 Aug 2018
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) revealed its 2018 list of nominees which includes Mahdi Fleifel’s ‘A Drowning Man’, produced by Signe Byrge, Patrick Campbell, Mahdi Fleifel and co-produced by Maria Drandaki and Homemade Films.
15 Apr 2017
Nine films have been selected from 4.843 submissions to compete for the short film Palme d’Or in Cannes 2017. Among them, A Drowning Man by Mahdi Fleifel, a Final Cut for Real (DK) and Nakba Films (UK) production, co-produced by Homemade Films.
15 Apr 2017
Christos Passalis’ debut feature The Dragon Has Come was selected for the Cinelink co-production market 2017. The project will participate at the Development Workshop held in Sarajevo in March 2017 and return in August 2017 for presentation at the festival’s Industry Days.
15 Apr 2017
After receiving production funding by the Greek Film Center, ERT, Nederlands Filmfonds, NRW, FilmVast and the Swedish Film Institute, Syllas Tzoumerkas’ third film, a co-production of Greece, Germany, the Netherlands and Sweden, is funded by Eurimages, the European Cinema Support Fund.
The film has just entered pre-production and shooting will start later this year.
15 Apr 2017
Konstantina Kotzamani’s multi-awarded short film ‘Limbo’ won the Best Short Film Award at the Hellenic Film Academy Awards 2017.
26 Aug 2016
Limbo won the 2016 European Film Awards nomination at Sarajevo IFF, where it participated at the International Competition Section.
The members of the jury were initiator, curator and producer Renen Schorr (Israel), costume designer Lejla Hodžić (Bosnia & Herzegovina), and producer Sanja Ravlić (Croatia).
Limbo is now one of the 15 short films nominated for the European Film Awards.
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22 Jul 2016
Greek Film Centre supported Syllas Tzoumerkas’ new film The Miracle of the Sargasso Sea and Emre Yeksan’s first feature The Gulf. The Miracle of the Sargasso Sea is a co-production of Greece, the Netherlands, Germany and Sweden and The Gulf a co-production of Turkey, Germany and Greece.
03 Apr 2016
Limbo will compete for the Leica Cine Discovery Prize and the Canal+ Award, awarded by an an exceptional jury, composed of 5 important filmmakers revealed with their first or second feature at La Semaine in the past 5 years.
For more info: www.semainedelacritique.com
09 May 2016
Her Job, the new film in development by Nikos Labôt, was selected to participate at the First Films First / Goethe-Institut Young Directors’ Academy South-Eastern Europe 2016. The project is one of the 8 selected out of 159 projects submitted. The program will take place in Transilvania IFF, Manaki Brothers IFF, the Auteur FF and Sofia IFF.
12 Mar 2016
9 nominations for Yorgos Zois’ Interruption (including best first film director, best screenplay and supporting role actress for Alexia Kaltsiki), best short film nomination for Nicolas Kolovos’ Fig, and 3 nominations for Filippos Koutsaftis’ Hail Arcadia (including best documentary), at the Hellenic Film Academy Awards. Complete list of nominations at HFA
19 Dec 2015
Her Job, the new film in development by Nikos Labôt, was selected to participate at the When East Meets West Co-production Forum 2016. This year WEMW will bring together 22 outstanding film projects and more than 300 industry professionals, particularly from Eastern Europe, Italy and the 2016 spotlight region: Spain, Portugal and Latin America. WEMW will be held January 24-26 2016 in the context of the Trieste International Film Festival.
30 Aug 2015
A BLAST in Italian Cinemas from microcinema distribution (27/8/2015), Polish cinemas from Against Gravity (9/11/2015) and Ost for Paradis (17/9/2015). .
29 Jul 2015
For the third time in five years, Yorgos Zois will participate in one of the biggest film festivals in the world as both his short films, Casus Belli (2010) and Out of Frame (2012), had also premiered at the Venice Film Festival.Interruption is a Greek-French-Croatian co-production, due for a 2016 release.
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28 Jul 2015
Syllas Tzoumerkas and A Blast were selected for the ‘Critics’ Choice: Variety‘s 10 directors to watch 2015′ program of the 50th Karlovy Vary IFF. Syllas Tzoumerkas will attend the festival to present the film, 4 years after the presentation of Homeland (2010) in the first tribute to the Greek New Wave held by the Karlovy Vary festival..