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Vassilis Economou


684 articles available in total starting from 29/11/2016. Last article published on 26/03/2020.

Marina Burić  • Producer, ZagrebDox Pro

Interview: Marina Burić • Producer, ZagrebDox Pro

“Nothing can stop documentary filmmakers”

We chatted to ZagrebDox Pro producer Marina Burić to get her take on the very first online edition of the training and pitching programme, which wrapped on Monday  

26/03 | ZagrebDox 2020 | ZagrebDox Pro

Thessaloniki International Film Festival combats the quarantine with creativity

Thessaloniki International Film Festival combats the quarantine with creativity

The leading Greek festival is inviting 11 local directors to create short films from their homes depicting the new reality we live in  

25/03 | Shorts | Greece

The online edition of ZagrebDox Pro hands out its awards

The online edition of ZagrebDox Pro hands out its awards

ZagrebDox’s industry section has managed to wrap a successful first digital edition, at which four projects received prizes  

24/03 | ZagrebDox 2020 | ZagrebDox Pro/Awards

The 15th Meetings on the Bridge goes digital

The 15th Meetings on the Bridge goes digital

The Istanbul Film Festival’s industry platform is ready to showcase a batch of upcoming Turkish productions, including, for the first time, a TV series project and a book adaptation  

24/03 | Istanbul 2020 | Meetings on the Bridge

Less Is More Pre-Writing Workshops grasp the roots of participants’ ideas

Less Is More Pre-Writing Workshops grasp the roots of participants’ ideas

The specialised workshops welcome local talents with projects at the pre-development stage in order to dig deeper into their ideas before they reach the next creative phase  

23/03 | LIM 2020

Florian Weghorn and Christine Tröstrum  • Programme manager and project manager, Berlinale Talents

Interview: Florian Weghorn and Christine Tröstrum • Programme manager and project manager, Berlinale Talents

“Festivals, as well as all filmmakers, are being called upon to rethink their responsibilities to society”

We caught up with Florian Weghorn and Christine Tröstrum to discuss the highlights of this year’s edition of Berlinale Talents and how to be more “collectively creative”  

18/03 | Berlinale 2020 | EFM

ZagrebDox Pro goes online

ZagrebDox Pro goes online

Amid the COVID-19 outbreak, the 16th iteration of the industry training programme will welcome 12 documentary projects to an online environment  

17/03 | ZagrebDox 2020 | ZagrebDox Pro

Roma sweeps the East Doc Platform awards

Roma sweeps the East Doc Platform awards

Directed by Olga Zhurba, the project won the East Doc Platform Award, along with the Sunny Side of the Doc, DocsBarcelona and Ex Oriente Fine Cut Awards  

16/03 | East Doc Platform 2020 | Awards

Onur Saylak and Nadir Öperli • Director and producer of There Are Two Kinds of People in This World

Interview: Onur Saylak and Nadir Öperli • Director and producer of There Are Two Kinds of People in This World

"We open the discussion on how those in power and the people who choose them confront each other in times of crisis"

BERLINALE 2020: We caught up with Onur Saylak and Nadir Öperli to find out more about their Eurimages Co-production Development Award-winning There Are Two Kinds of People in This World  

11/03 | Berlinale 2020 | EFM

Meeting Point – Vilnius cancelled due to coronavirus

Meeting Point – Vilnius cancelled due to coronavirus

The Vilnius IFF’s industry event will not be held this year, but the festival will run as scheduled, according to the latest announcement  

10/03 | Vilnius 2020 | Meeting Point Vilnius