Thessaloniki Goes to Cannes Picks Six for Pix-in-Post Industry Showcase

Thessaloniki Goes to Cannes Picks Six for Pix-in-Post Industry Showcase
Four Greek fiction features and two documentaries have been selected for this year’s edition of Thessaloniki Goes to Cannes, the Cannes Film Market’s pix-in-post industry showcase. The projects will be presented to potential sales agents, distributors and festival programmers during a presentation at the Palais des Festivals on July 12.

The event is a collaboration between the Thessaloniki Film Festival, the Greek Film Center, and the Cannes Film Market. Greece is the only country in Southeastern Europe and the Balkans to take part.

This year, the event’s organizers received even more applications than in years past, according to Yianna Sarri, head of the Thessaloniki Film Festival’s industry arm, Agora. “It seems that even during the pandemic, film directors found a way to be more creative,” she said.

Sarri noted that the annual event has become a prime launching pad for rising Greek talents. Two years ago, Christos Nikou
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