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Woody Allen, the King of Comedy, Ready to Retire?

Woody Allen, the king of comedy, has evidently walked back his announcement of retirement from filmmaking, which would be the true end of an era in the industry. The eighty-six year old writer, director, actor, and producer, whose career...

The Skouras Brothers, the Greek Magnates of Hollywood

Charles, George and Spyros Skouras all rose from an impoverished background to become top movie executives in Hollywood during the 20th century.

Evia Film Project Offers Five Days of Free Events, June 15-19

A new film festival set in Euboea island, Central Greece, aspires to become the new meeting point for the global green cinema industry.

Marina Sirtis on Leaving USA: “I Can’t Be In That Country Anymore”

Former Star Trek actress Marina Sirtis was recently interviewed on her decision to leave the US, telling The Big Issue that "I can't be in that country anymore." The British-born entertainer recently moved back to the United Kingdom. She gave...

Cinobo, the Greek Movie Streaming Alternative to Netflix

The first Greek platform to be purely dedicated to streaming, made a brave launch in spring 2020 and has already exceeded expectations.

15th Los Angeles Greek Film Festival To Run As Virtual Edition

The 15th Annual Los Angeles Greek Film Festival (LAGFF) will be held on May 10-30, 2021. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it will run online and on-demand only; however, in another twist which is actually an advantage for the event,...

Film Industry Could Lead to Greek Economy Growth

A new study conducted by the Foundation for Economic and Industrial Research (IOBE) think tank and the Hellenic Film Academy (HFA) suggests that Greece needs to offer incentives to domestic and foreign film production companies so that they wish to shoot within the country....