- National Premiere for Magic Skin 31/10/2018
- New shorts at AIFF 14/09/2018
- Athenian Premiere for “Antonis’ Voice” 13/09/2018
- New shorts at the 41st Short Film Festival in Drama 23/06/2018
- Fragments are travelling 10/05/2018
Marni Films is proud to announce that its new production, the feature film “Magic Skin” by Konstantinos Samaras is officially selected to participate in the 59th edition of the Thessaloniki International Film Festival.
Konstantinos Samaras debute feature, will be among the 12 films produced in Greece that will have their Greek premiere in Thessaloniki (“First Run” section, part of Greek Film Festival 2018 program).
The festival will take place from 1st to 11th November 2018 and the screenings of the “Magic Skin will take place at the JOHN CASSAVETES movie theatre:
Thursday, November 08th, at 20:00
Friday, 09 November 09th, at 15:00
Τhree of Marni Films recent productions “Molly 6 to 8” by Efthimis Micheloudakis, “37 Days” by Nikoleta Leousi and “Sodium Nights” by Konstantinos Stagkikas were officially selected to participate in the Greek Short Film Competition Section of the 24th Athens International Film Festival.
Following the debut documentary film award at the 20th anniversary edition of the Thessaloniki Documentary Festival, the film “Antonis’ Voice” by Christos Kapatos will have its Athenian premiere at the 24th Athens International Film Festival.
The screening of the film will take place at Danaos Cinema 2 on Thursday, September 20th at 21.00
Marni Films is happy to announce that two of its recent productions, the short films “Molly 6-8” by Efthimis Micheloudakis and “37 Days” by Nikoleta Leousi, will premiere at the National Short Film Festival in Drama.
“Molly 6-8” and “37 Days” will be among the 68 films officially selected to participate in the competition section of the 41st edition of the festival, which will take place from Sunday 16th – Saturday 22nd September 2018.
Following the official premiere of our documentary “Fragments” on the life and work of famous artist Alexandra Athanasiades, directed by Marianna Economou at the 2oth Thessaloniki International Documentary Festival in March 2018, we had the chance to enjoy it again at its Athenian premiere that took place at Gennadeios Library on April 25th.
Gennadeios Library hosts Alexandra Athanasiades’ new exhibition “Works beyond Cavafy’s writings” and will remain open till May 12th.
Our documentary will have its international premiere at Los Angeles Greek Film Festival, will travel to London for the London Greek Film Festival and in the summer will participate at Ierapetra International Documentary Festival in Crete.
The documentary Antonis’ Voice by Christos Kapatos won the debut documentary film award at the 20th anniversary edition of the Thessaloniki Documentary Festival.
The awards ceremony took place on Sunday, 11 March 2018, at Olympion theater.
Τhe Greek Film Centre Deputy General Director Vasilis Kosmopoulos bestowed to Christos Kapatos for the film Antonis’ Voice, the cash prize of 3,000 to the debut documentary film over 50’ that premieres in the 20th TDF. As he mentioned, the film impressed the jury for : “…its narrative economics, the style coherence and the sotto voce handling of this sensitive subject, that predispose us to a promising continuation in the field of documentary”.
Marni Films is happy to announce that two of its recent productions, the feature-length documentary “Antonis’ Voice” by Christos Kapatos and the medium-length documentary “Fragments” by Marianna Economou, were officially selected to participate in the 20th anniversary edition of the Thessaloniki Documentary Festival.
The screening of the films will take place at the Tonia Marketaki movie theatre:
Friday, March 09th, at 20:00
Saturday, March 10th, at 12:45
Thursday, March 08th, at 20:00
Friday, March 09th, at 12:45
Two of Marni Films recent productions “Hippocampus” by Themis Katsimihas and “Freezer” by Dimitris Nakos were officially selected to participate in the competition section of the 40th National Short Film Festival in Drama and also in the Greek Short Film Competition Section of the 23rd Athens International Film Festival.
“Afterlov” by Stergios Paschos, won two awards at the 57th Thessaloniki International Film Festival.
The film won the Best Artistic Achievement Award and a Special Mention for the actor Haris Fragoulis. The awards were handed to the director by Amir Naderi and Peter Scarlet.
When he received
the awards, Stergios Paschos expressed his joy for this distinction and thanked the Festival and the crew that worked so hard for the film.
Having already won the best film award at the Edinburgh IFF, the youth jury award in Brussels and a nomination for the LUX Prize of the European Parliament, “Suntan” by Argyris Papadimitropoulos is now selected to be on the list of the 50 movies recommended this year by the European Film Academy for the European Film Awards 2016.
According to the Academy the list of the 50 films selected representing 33 different countries,illustrates the great diversity in European cinema. Over 3,000 members of the European Film Academy will vote for the nominations in the categories European Film, Director, Actor, Actress and Screenwriter.
The ceremony of the 29th European Film Awards is scheduled to take place in Wroclaw, Poland, on December 10.
“Suntan” by Argyris Papadimitropoulos is among the 10 films nominated for the Lux Film Prize, which the European Parliament awards to the best film produced in Europe.
This year, the LUX Prize is celebrating its 10th anniversary and the award ceremony will take place in Strasbourg in November.
The Lux Film Prize is an award given out since 2007 to promote European cinema, make films accessible to larger audiences across languages and cultures, help promising productions circulate beyond their national market and encourage debate about values and social issues across Europe.
The 10 films, selected by the Lux Film Prize’s selection panel, cover a range of genres, stories, artistic approaches and messages with a special focus on exceptionally talented young directors.
The feature-length documentary “The Longest Run” by Marianna Economou, a co-production of Marni Films, Stefi & Lynx Productions, DOC3 Productions and the Greek Film Center, is one of the 15 documentaries selected for the European Film Awards 2016.
EFA Members will vote for five documentary nominations. Based on these nominations, the EFA Members will then elect the ‘European Documentary 2016’ which will be announced during the awards ceremony on 10 December in Wroclaw, European Capital of Culture 2016
Suntan, Marni’s first feature and Argiris Papadimitropoulos third feature film, will be premiering in the International Film Festival of Rotterdam. On the 2nd of February, Rotterdam will experience the Greek summer, the sun, the sea, partying, sex and beaches. The film was shot in Antiparos and is a coming-of-middle-age film.
Kostis, a 40 year old doctor, finds himself in Antiparos in order to take over the local clinic. His routine and all his life will be turned upside down when he meets a group of young tourists and falls in love with 19-year-old Anna.
Our short documentary “Samios” about the famous Greek painter will be presented at the 17th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival. The two scheduled screenings will take place on Saturday, 14/3/2015 and on Monday, 16/3/2015.
“Suntan” by Argiris Papadimitropoulos was one of the protagonists in the Agora awards of the 55th Thessaloniki Film Festival. It won the Agora Works in Progress award for receiving post-production services from Graal. The members of the jury, – Konstantina Vonorta (producer, Graal S.A., Greece), Arnaud Gourmelen (programmer, Directors’ Fortnight, France) and Gabor Greiner (sales agent, Films Boutique, Germany)-said they had a hard time choosing the winner and added that they were eager to see Suntan in cinemas.
Yannis Veslemes’ debute feature, titled “Norway” participates in the competition section The East of the West of the Karlovy Vary Film Festival. Marni Films is co-producing the movie, along with Horsefly Productions, Faliro House and more.
“Norway” is a unique vampire story set in Athens in 1984 and Vangelis Mourikis holds the lead part. Good luck!
“King Kong”, a short film directed by Nikos Kyritsis, is the only Greek short that participates this year in the 43d edition of the world renowned IFFR. “King Kong” tells the story of an introverted worker at the zoo who sees his favorite animal – a gorilla – being sent away and only has his bedridden mother at home. One day, he loses his cool.
The film is a Marni Films and ERT production.
“The Veteran”, Zaharias Mavroidis’ sophomore feature has been awarded with a Special Mention in the Crossroads Co-production Forum of the 54th Thessaloniki International Film Festival. The project, that is currently in early development, narrates the story of 30-year-old Aris, who finds himself unemployed and has to move into his granfather’s – a WWII veteran – closed house.
The project is produced by Marni Films.
Nikoleta Leousi’s “The Generator”, produced by Marni Films and ERT, impressed the audience and the industry attending this year’s International Drama Short Film Festival. The warm reception of the film translated into awards too, with the film’s script, written by Yorgos Teltzidis, being awarded an Honorary Distinction, and the National Critics’ Union awarding the movie with its best prize. In “The Generator”, the story of a store owner that sees his life falling apart becomes “the map of a country in deep melancholy, but also a vivid, hopeful testimony of those that can carry on, at all costs”.
The 19th Athens International Film Festival presents three short films produced by Marni Films: “Generator” by Nikoleta Leousi, “Elvis Is Dead” by Stergios Paschos and “King Kong” by Nikos Kyritsis are participating in Athens’ prestigious festival. The films are screening as follows: “Generator”, at 18:30 in Danaos 2 / “Elvis Is Dead”, at 22:30, in Odeon Opera 1 / “King Kong”, at 23:00, in Ideal. You are welcome to join us!