12th Cyprus International Film Festival "Golden Aphrodite"

Cyprus : 12th Cyprus International Film Festival "Golden Aphrodite"

We celebrate the ranking in TOP 100 Best reviewed festivals among 5.500 film festivals worldwide according to Filmfreeway and we kindly invite you to participate in the various activities of the 12th Cyprus International Film Festival, June 14-24 at Pafos.

"Pegasos Cinema Lab" - June 14-22, Pafos. MAKE A SHORT FILM IN PAFOS!
Script contest, reviewing and analysis, storytelling development, casting, pre-production, shooting, post-production of a short movie that will be filmed in Pafos. It will be screened during the “Golden Aphrodite” Awards Ceremony at the 12th Cyprus International Film Festival, on June 24.

"Masterclass International Film Co-production Development" - Saturday June 24, Pafos, 17:00 – Amphitheatre Neapolis University
“Bach in Brazil” - 10 years co-production development with the acclaimed German film director and producer Ansgar Ahlers.

"Women filming in Greece and Cyprus" - Saturday June 24, Pafos, 18:00 – Amphitheatre Neapolis University
Discussion round table with distinguished women that have previous film experience in Cyprus. A selection of films will be screened during the festival for the new category for the "Cinematic Aphrodite Award".

“Golden Aphrodite Awards Ceremony” – Saturday June 24, Pafos, 21:00 – Neapolis University
This year, Pafos as the Cultural Capital of Europe, attaches great glamour and shine to the festival. Apart from the artistic global interest, with applications from 95 countries from six continents, the festival gives a new opportunity to Greek and Cypriot directors for international participation, a step for new filmmakers with their first short film to enter in the categories of "CYIFF Got Talent" or "Klaketa first" and also with the first feature film in the category of "Golden Aphrodite". All other films are eligible for the Veteran's category in feature and short films.The festival will present also this year films by directors of diaspora in the "Nostimon Imar",

Juries: The VIP Jury for the feature films in Golden Aphrodite and Veteran categories is consisted of Bill Butler-Director of photography (Jaws by Steven Spielberg (1975), Rocky II (1979), Rocky III (1983), Rocky IV (1985), Grease (1978 etc), Vivek Singhania-producer, Anthony Skordi- actor, Wang Jingguang- film director and George F Roberson - producer, writer.

Among other cinephiles, Magda Zenonos-journalist,activist, Olyna Xenopoulou-actress, Elena Fytikidou Alonefti-film director, Maria Palmer-film critic and Yeliz Shukri-film director will select the best of documentaries, experimental, short films and animation in the various categories of the festival.

The film screenings will be hosted in Pafos from June 14 - 24 at the University of Neapolis Amphitheater, as well as in the renovated cinema ATTIKON on June 18, 19 and 20, in the programme “Celebrating PAFOS 2017-European Capital of Culture”.

The dream team:
1. Petra Terzi, Founder, Film Director, Producer
2. Maria Palmer, Film Producer, Programming, Film Critic
3. Bejay Browne, Journalist, Film Director, Producer
4. Wen Antoniades, Film Producer, Public Relations

Website: cyprusfilmfestival.org

12th Cyprus International Film Festival "Golden Aphrodite"

When

From: Wednesday, June 14th, 2017
Until: Saturday, June 24th, 2017
Time: See Description

Where

2 Danais Avenue
Paphos, Paphos 8042, Cyprus
Email:
Phone: 26843300

Contact

Email:
Phone: 99798112

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