Zagoriwood goes Balkan!

Zagoriwood, the well-established Film Workshops and Festival, taking place every summer on the mountains of Epirus in Greece for the last 15 years, is ready to take its next step. This year's organization will spread out during a fortnight, from the 13th to the 28th of July 2024.
On the 26th of July, Zagori Planet comes back for the third year. Bringing together all Balkan countries, with their rich filmography and their diverse, yet connected, environmental struggles, Zagoriwood aspires to create a space for sharing films, ideas and discussions and for fostering connections between the neighboring countries.
The one-day festival will feature short films, in the categories of fiction, documentary, animation and visual arts, touching upon the topics of the environment, ecology and the fascinating relationship between humans, non-humans and the planet.
The call is open to films created by a Balkan filmmaker or produced in a Balkan country, up to 20 minutes long, produced after 2022. The films will compete for two awards, Best Film and Audience Award.
Selected finalists will be offered accommodation and subsistence in Zagori, in order to attend the festival in person. `
Eligible countries: Croatia, Bosnia Herzegovina, Montenegro, Albania, Serbia, Kosovo, North Macedonia, Bulgaria, Romania, Moldova, Turkey, Cyprus, Greece.

Best Film Award
Audience Award

Short films up to 20 minutes long
Production date: no earlier than 2022
Eligible countries: Croatia, Bosnia Herzegovina, Montenegro, Albania, Serbia, Kosovo, North Macedonia, Bulgaria, Romania, Moldova, Turkey, Cyprus, Greece.

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  • Vicky Markolefa

    What a great idea to create a festival and a cinema village in such a unique location. Thank you for the excellent communication and for including "Indigenius Loci" in the official selection of Zagori Planet. - Mind The Bump Productions

    July 2022