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New Film Studio to Be Built in Greece Already Attracting Hollywood

Hollywood A-listers Sylvester Stallone and Jason Statham will be filming in Greece next month for the fourth movie of The Expendables franchise.

York Films To Produce New Indie Drama “Viral”

Sarah Silverman and Blair Underwood will star in a Indie drama 'Viral', that will be produced with the help of three Greek American producers.

The Construction School Changing Lives in New York City

A unique construction school created by Greek-Americans is changing peoples' lives by providing new skills to unemployed and disadvantaged youth.

Greek First-Time Producers Behind ‘The Outpost’ Score Smash Hit

The epic Afghanistan war film "The Outpost", which premiered on streaming and VOD on July 3, has been a smash hit since the July 4 holiday weekend. Starring Orlando Bloom, Scott Eastwood, and Caleb Landry Jones, "The Outpost" was a...

Greek-American John Kalafatis Partners With Nu Boyana to Open Studios in Thessaloniki

The CEO of New York-based York Studios, John Kalafatis, has partnered with Nu Boyana to open brand new state-of-the-art film stages in Thessaloniki. The Greek government has enacted a great film incentive for both US and international movies looking to shoot...

Greek-Led York Films to Release Afghanistan War Thriller ‘The Outpost’

York Films, a bicoastal American production company led by John Kalafatis, Tommy Vlahopoulos, and Joanna Kalafatis, recently co-produced a new Afghanistan war film titled "The Outpost". York worked with Millennium Films in the project, set to be released in...

Greek Americans Conquer the Highest Peak in Africa

Greek-Americans John and Joanna Kalafatis, along with their team from Spring Scaffolding, recently reached the top of Mount Kilimanjaro, a dormant stratovolcano in Tanzania, conquering the 19,341 ft. mountain, the highest in Africa. John Kalafatis is used to heights, however, both...

Exclusive: A Greek-American is Building the Largest Movie Studio in New York City

After creating four giants in New York City’s construction sector, serial-entrepreneur John Kalafatis, has started the development of a hundred-million-dollar movie studio in the Big Apple, tapping into the city’s booming movie-industry.

John Kalafatis to Construct the Largest Movie Soundstage in New York

  York Studios, which currently has a 40,000-square-foot lot in Maspeth, New York, had a groundbreaking ceremony today in the Bronx, where it will construct a sprawling gated complex with several production areas and soundstages, including the biggest soundstage in...

12 Greeks that Inspired Us in 2013

2013 was a tough year marked by disasters and negative news. During this difficult time, some people managed to shine in their respective fields and realize their dreams while helping the world become a better place. Here, we present...