Based in Athens, Greece, KINO Athens is an international film society and film festival with interactive physical screenings, bridging cinema and visual arts.

KINO Athens organises:

>> KINOATHENS - International Independent Film Festival

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Awards & Prizes

INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION - Feature
Golden Deer of the City of Athens
Distribution Award

INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION - Short
Golden Deer of the City of Athens
Distribution Award
3.000 Euro post-production Services for the next film of the director (feature or short)

NATIONAL COMPETITION - Feature
Golden Deer of the City of Athens
Distribution Award
500 Euro Cash Prize

NATIONAL COMPETITION - Short
Golden Deer of the City of Athens
Distribution Award

ACTIVITY

>> KINOATHENS - International Independent Film Festival, a yearly event taking place in March.

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ELIGIBILITY

• Film Submissions Deadline: 15 | 1 | 2025

• All films submitted must be completed after January 15th 2024 (12 months prior to the festival).

• No premiere request. We do not disqualify any films based on premiere status.

• We consider films in any language, from anywhere in the world. If your film is not in English or Greek, make sure it has English subtitles where necessary.

• Incomplete and/or late submissions will not be taken into consideration.

• The Festival is under no obligation to communicate the reasoning behind its choices with regard to films that are not selected.

• The Festival reserves the right to disqualify any submission at any time if there is any question of ownership, copyright infringement, or any sign of disrespect (in any form of media).

SUBMISSION FEE

1. In order to complete the submission, the payment is required according to the deadlines:

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Early bird
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From May 1st to 15th of December 2024

>> Feature Films 9 €

>> Short Films 5 €

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Late Entry
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From 16th of December 2024 to 15th of January 2025

>> Feature Films 15 €

>> Short Films 9 €

The entry fees are applied to each submitted film.

IF SELECTED

• Accepted filmmakers will be notified via email with an official invitation.