FNE Market Analysis 2019: CYPRUS

The Cyprus Ministry of Education, Culture, Sport and Youth (MECSY) made great efforts in 2019 to expand the country’s activities in various aspects concerning cinema, including film production, film education…

Cyprus Film Days IFF To Launch Dot.on.the.map Industry Days

LIMASSOL: The 18th Cyprus Film Days International Festival (3-11 April 2020) is launching the first edition of Dot.on.the.map Industry days (9-11 April 2020). The event includes a coproduction forum together…

Dimitri Logothetis Preps New Action Film To Shoot in Cyprus Under Cash Rebate Scheme

NICOSIA: The Greek-American producer/director Dimitri Logothetis is in preparation with Man of War, for which he is in talks with a major action actor. The project is set to be…

More International Productions Expected to Shoot in Cyprus

NICOSIA: Dimitris Logothetis already has the green light for his next film Man of War to be filmed in Cyprus in 2020, after shooting Jiu-Jitsu with Nicolas Cage in 2019.…

FESTIVALS: Germany’s Effigy – Poison and the City Wins Cyprus IFF 2019 Golden Aphrodite

PAPHOS: German film Effigy – Poison and the City directed by Udo Flohr was awarded the Golden Aphrodite for best film in the debut features competition of the 14th edition…

Cypriot/Greek The Siege on Liperti Street Scores Multiple Wins in Thessaloniki

NICOSIA: The Cypriot/Greek film The Siege on Liberty Street by Cypriot writer/director Stavros Pamballis took both the Audience Award and the FIPRESCI Prize at the recent 60th Thessaloniki IFF.

FESTIVALS: Applications Open for Cyprus Film Days

LIMASSOL: The 2020 edition of Cyprus Film Days is accepting applications until 6 January 2020.

FESTIVALS: International Short Film Festival of Cyprus 2019 Announces Competition Films

LIMASSOL: The 9th International Short Film Festival Competition will take place in Limassol at the Rialto Theatre 12 to 18 October 2019 with a multi-dimensional programme of films from 38…

Cypriot Film Pause Selected As Candidate for EFA Nomination

NICOSIA: Tonia Mishiali’s Cypriot/Greek coproduction Pause / Pafsi is among the five feature films and six documentaries announced by the European Film Academy as additional candidates for an EFA nomination.

PRODUCTION: Cypriot Director Paul Lambis in Casting with Drama 74

NICOSIA: Paul Lambis is currently in casting with 74, a feature film based on his original theatrical production under the same name. The English-language drama about the Turkish invasion of…

Hollywood Producers Visit Cyprus

PAPHOS: Hollywood producers who visited Paphos recently declared to be interested in the possibility of a film studio being built in this city of Cyprus.

Summer Edition of Animattikon Project to Be Held in Paphos

PAPHOS: Summer edition of the Animattikon Project, featuring a series of animation workshops for children will take place in Paphos, Cyprus from 6 to 11 August 2019. The event is…

SEE CINEMA Launches Short Fiction Films Contest

NICOSIA: South Eastern European Cinema Network (SEE) is launching a contest for short fiction films. Exclusively national productions of a SEE CINEMA member-state (Cyprus, Greece, Serbia, Albania, Republic of North …

Film and TV Projects Approved for Incentives in Cyprus

NICOSIA: Several productions have been approved for incentives or already applied for incentives in Cyprus, where the cash rebate of up to 35 percent on qualifying expenditures was launched in…

PRODUCTION: Nicolas Cage and William Baldwin Shoot in Cyprus

NICOSIA: Nicolas Cage stars in Jiu Jitsu by Greek-American director and producer Dimitri Logothetis, the first international production to be shot entirely in Cyprus since the launch in 2018 of…

FNE Market Analysis 2018: CYPRUS

NICOSIA: The Ministry of Education and Culture in Cyprus made great efforts in 2018 to expand the country’s activities in various aspects concerning the cinema, including film production, film education…

FESTIVALS: Smuggling Hendrix Wins Cyprus Film Days

LIMASSOL: Marios Piperides’ film Smuggling Hendrix is the unsurprising winner of both the national competition and the Audience Award at the 17th Cyprus Film Days International Festival, which concluded on…

GRANTS: Cyprus Announces Grants for 2018-2019

NICOSIA: The Cyprus Ministry of Education and Culture allotted 4,484,000 EUR for the production of 10 low budget feature films and two documentaries in 2018-2019 on the recommendation of the…

PRODUCTION: Nicolas Cage Stars in First International Production to Be Shot in Cyprus Since Launch of Cyprus Cash Rebates

NICOSIA: The science fiction martial arts film Jiu Jitsu directed by Dimitri Logothetis and starring Nicolas Cage is set to be shot entirely in Cyprus. This is the first international…

FESTIVALS: The 17th Cyprus Film Days IFF Ready to Kick Off

LIMASSOL: Nine titles, including a production from Cyprus, will compete in the Glocal Images International Competition section of the Cyprus Film Days International Film Festival, whose 17th edition will take…