Zagori Planet

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 12 years, is ready to take its next step. This year's organization will spread out during a fortnight, from the 8th to the 24 of July. Zagori Planet.

This year, on the 17th of July, Zagoriwood introduces the Zagori Planet. 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 caterogies 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 2020. 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, Greece.

Συμμετοχή: ZagoriPlanet

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A team of mountain-loving and cinema-loving people

VASILIS NOUKOS
Behind the Scenes

LAZAROS KOLAXIS
Behind the Scenes

Architecture was his first love, but now cinema has become more than a hobby.

Born in 1995 and an English teacher. Has an on and off affair with cinema, through seminars, festivals and film theory.

Yannis Kanteas-Papadopoulos
film critic/ behind the scenes

Born in Athens in 1994. Cannot remember a time when he wasn't wathing films and listening to music, with the necessary breaks, of course.

YORGOS MAKRIS
ZAGORIWOOD Director/Screeenwriter

Screenwriter and actor. He has studied in the Pelou Katseli School of Drama and the Athens Conservatoire and he has attended various seminars and workshops of Greek and foreign teachers focusing on acting and dramaturgy.

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