The Hellenic Film Commission supports international audiovisual productions planning to shoot in Greece as an intermediary in providing information, advice and guidance on filming permits, incentives, locations, industry guide. The Hellenic Film Commission also promotes Greece worldwide as a film location.
Greece has been hosting hundreds of productions over the years until this dajy; from high-end TV productions (The Little Drummer Girl, The Durrells) and big Hollywood productions (The Two Faces of January, Before Midnight, Mamma Mia!, Lara Croft Tomb Raider, The Bourne Identity, Captain Corellis Mandolin, For Your Eyes Only) to international classics (The Guns of Navarone, Zorba the Greek) and recent success stories such as Loving Vincent (Oscars 2018, Nominee for Best Animated Feature Film), In the Fade (Golden Globe 2018 for Best Motion Picture Foreign Language), Tiger Zinda Hai (one of the highest grossing Bollywood films in Indian box office).
Following a successful first implementation period in spring 2018, the cash rebate now amounts to 35% on the eligible expenses incurred in Greece for all beneficiaries. Producers will have access to state aid once they pass the cultural test and spend at least 100,000 in the case of feature films or documentaries and 60,000 in the case of digital games in eligible expenses in Greece. Moreover, the updated legislation provides a more flexible floor for television series, starting at 30,000 per episode, with a minimum of all eligible expenses at 100,000, while projects are financed without a cap.
The Hellenic Film Commission is a directorate of the Greek Film Centre which is supervised by the Ministry of Culture and Sports and subsidized by the state.
|In the Fade||Black Orange|
|Tiger Zinda Hai||Film Greece|
|The Durrels||Avion Films|
|The Little Drummer Girl||Faliro House Productions|