The recipients of the Agora / Market Awards, The Thessaloniki Film Festival’s industry-oriented division, were announced today in Greece. The awards are organized in four different categories, each handled by their own respective commissions.
The 8th Balkan Script Development Fund awarded three grants of €7,000 each to the film projects “September” (director, “Penny Panayotopoulou”), “The Last Sleepless” (directors, Ilke Yesilay and Gulsen Akbas) and an ex ae quo to “The Barbarians” (director, Ivan Ikic) and “The House” (Zoran Sudar). Sudar’s project was also awarded a scholarship from the Mediterranean Film Institute’s Script 2 Film Workshop.
The 6th Crossroads Co-production Forum awarded Tom Shoval’s “Youth” with the KODAK Cinelabs Greece Award which will support the new production with materials and services totaling up to €10,000. A special mention in this category was made to Kyriakos Tofarides’s “Home Sweet Home.”
An award of up to €70,000 in services was awarded to Filippos Tsitos’s “Unfair World,” on behalf of the Greek post-production house, Graal S.A. & Kodak Cinelabs Greece.