For the second year, Onassis Culture invites Greek and international filmmakers and producers based in Greece to submit their proposals. Five short films will be funded to go into production.

Onassis CULTURE supports independent Greek cinema and the short film format, embracing the processes of creation and artistic growth. For the second year, it addresses an open call to Greek and foreign filmmakers to submit their proposals for short fiction and documentary films, live-action, and animation

he Onassis Culture team will assess their proposals and will concern co-productions with Greek production companies. Five of these will receive funding ranging from 5,000 to 15,000 euros. The selected short films will go into production to find their way to the big screen and encounter their domestic and international audiences at festivals around the world.

In the first Open Call of 2023, the Onassis Culture team selected five short film projects that stood out for their singular cinematic visions, bold writing, and strong team dynamics. The 2023 winners: “That Brilliant Light Rising” by Lia Tsalta, “Fouetté” by Dimitris Zouras, “MJ” by Yiorgos Fourtounis, “Last Tropics” by Thanasis Trouboukis and “The Animals in the Forest” by Dimitra Mitsaki.

Is it time for your new film?

Applications have begun. Submit your proposals by February 29, 2024.

You may apply here

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