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Syros International Film Festival (SIFF)

In the context of a newly founded collaboration, MFI will provide this year's participating cinematographers with the opportunity to attend Syros International Film Festival (SIFF)...

Stephan Komandarev's "The Judgement" in Greek theaters

We're happy to announce that Stephan Komandarev's latest film...

Open call for Story Launch – a TV LAB for Filmmakers

Call for applications for partner MIDPOINT's new workshop focused on TV Series...

MFI project selected for Cinefondation Residence!

2014 MFI project, PASSED BY CENSOR (Turkey) was selected for the Cannes Film Festival's Cinefodation Residence in 2015...

CHLORINE in the 2015 Sundance Film Festival

Chlorine (MFI 2013 project) will participate in the World Cinema Dramatic Competition of the upcoming Sundance Film Festival...  

THE LESSON wins at Thessaloniki International Film Festival

The film THE LESSON (Bulgaria - MFI Script 2 Film Workshops 2013 program) won 2 awards at the International Competition of the 55th Thessaloniki International Film Festival...

Two MFI 2014 projects won at AGORA Awards in Thessaloniki

TAILOR and ARK, projects that participate in the 2014 edition of MFI Script 2 Film Workshops, won development awards at the AGORA of the 55th Thessaloniki International Film Festival (October 31 - November 9, 2014)...

Development award for MFI project REVOLUTION

REVOLUTION by writer/director Wissam Charaf won the rewriting grant...

MFI project awarded at Cyprus International Film Festival

2002 MFI project A PLACE CALLED HOME (a.k.a. THE TREE AND THE SWING) wins 7 awards of the 9th Cyprus International Film Festival...

1st session of 2014 program concluded

The 1st residential session of MFI Script 2 Film Workshops was concluded on July 7...

MFI project opens in Athens

MFI project THE TREE AND THE SWING, by Maria Douza, opens in Athens cinemas on the 6th of February...

2010 MFI project in Berlinale's Panorama

2010 MFI project STANDING ASIDE, WATCHING was selected for the Berlinale's Panorama section...

2010 MFI project in IFF Rotterdam

2010 MFI project SEPTEMBER is featured in the Bright Future section of the 2014 Rotterdam IFF...

MFI project at the Berlinale Co-Production Market

2010 MFI project HAPPY BIRTHDAY was selected for the Berlinale Co-Production Market 2014...

MFI project at the 37th Montreal World Film Festival

2002 MFI project THE TREE AND THE SWING had its International Premiere at the 37th Montreal World Film Festival (22/8-2/9)...

2012 project wins at CINELINK

MFI project PARK won the Eurimages award of the CineLink Co-Production Market... 

MFI project in CINEFONDATION

2012 MFI project This year's spring (Greece) was selected for Cinefondation Residence...

MFI film in Karlovy Vary

September, a film by Penny Panayotopoulou (MFI 2010 participant), was selected for the Official competition of the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival...

Jerzy Skolimowski & Ewa Piaskowska in Nissyros

Jerzy Skolimowski & Ewa Piaskowska will join the first residential workshop of MFI Script 2 Film Workshops 2013 (June 22-July 6) in Nissyros, Greece...

LIGNITE wins at SOFIA MEETINGS

2011 MFI project LIGNITE wins the award for best pitching in the Plus Minus One Programme of SOFIA MEETINGS...

Scholarship prize to a SOFIA MEETINGS project

The project THE LESSON was awarded a scholarship for MFI Script 2 Film Workshops 2013 at the 10th edition of SOFIA MEETINGS (14-17 March)...

MFI projects and films in Sofia International Film Festival

5 film projects & finished films that have graduated MFI Script 2 Film Workshops participate in the Sofia International Film Festival...

MFI project wins at CROSSROADS

The 2012 MFI project PARK by Sofia Exarchou (Greece) wins prize at CROSSROADS Co-production Forum (Thessaloniki, Greece,  6th – 10th November 2012)...  

MFI 2007 participant wins at Thessaloniki International Film Festival

Antonio Mendez, participant in MFI Script 2 Film Workshops 2007 program wins the Prize for Best Direction in the....  

MEDIA Development grant for MFI project

The 2010 MFI project "Echo Hotel", received a grant...

MFI project wins at the CROSSROADS Forum of the 52nd Thessaloniki International Film Festival

The project The Couch won 2 awards at the European Co-production Forum CROSSROADS...

Success for MFI 2009 project

"Time of my Life", by writer/director Nic Balthazar (Belgium), held its world premiere...  

MEDIA Development grants for MFI projects in 2011

4 MFI projects were awarded MEDIA Development funding in 2011...

MFI films in the 17th Athens International Film Festival

The 17th Athens International Film Festival OPENING NIGHTS (14-25 September 2011), includes a special section of MFI films...

2010 MFI project at the Cannes Film Festival

The film project “Luton” was selected for the ATELIER 2011 of the Cannes Film Festival...

2010 MFI project receives 7 awards at Ankara Film Festival

The film “Shadows and Faces” written and directed by Dervis Zaim (Cyprus/Turkey), won a total of seven awards at the Ankara Film Festival…

3 MFI projects in SOFIA MEETINGS

3 MFI Script 2 Film Workshops 2010 projects were selected for the SOFIA MEETINGS Co-production Forum organized...

MFI projects succeed in international festivals

The film Attenberg (written and directed by Athina Rachel Tsangari, Greece) won the Volpi Award for Best Actress at the 67th Venice International Film Festival...

List of produced MFI projects

Through the years, a 17 % of MFI projects have reached production...

Awarded MFI projects

Through the years, many produced MFI projects have received various international awards...

MEDIA funding for MFI projects

MFI projects that have benefited from MEDIA Development funding or have received the MEDIA New Talent Award...

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