Athens International Film Festival

INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION

THE GOLDEN ATHENA AWARD
Acclaimed artists and film professionals are selected every year as members of the Festival's  International Jury. The Golden Athena Award for Best Film is bestowed upon the most technically and aesthetically accomplished film of the International Competition Section and is accompanied by a prize of 2,000 euros. The prize-statuette designed by designer Giorgos Sepetzoglou, is a courtesy sponsorship of ZOLOTAS jewelers.

The Jury also presents the following awards:
CITY OF ATHENS BEST DIRECTOR AWARD
BEST SCREENPLAY AWARD

AUDIENCE AWARD FISCHER
The Festival's audience votes for its favourite film among the films in the International Competition Section. Sponsored by Fischer Beer. 

STRANGER THAN FICTION / IN COMPETITION

GOLDEN ATHENA AWARD for BEST DOCUMENTARY
An International Jury composed by professionals who specialize in documentaries selects the film to be awarded with the Best Documentary Golden Athena. The statuette-prize is accompanied by a prize of 2,000 euros, designed by designer Giorgos Sepetzoglou and is a courtesy sponsorship of ZOLOTAS jewelers.

GREEK SHORT STORIES / COMPETITION

A special Jury of experienced and established Greek professionals presents every year the following awards:
Golden Athena for Best Film (accompanied by a € 2,000 cash prize, sponsored by the Greek Film Center)
Silver Athena for Runner-up Best Film (accompanied by a € 1,000 cash prize, sponsored by the Greek Film Center)
Award for Best Director (accompanied by a € 1,000 cash prize, sponsored by the Nespresso)
Award for Best Screenplay (accompanied by a € 1,000 cash prize, sponsored by the Nespresso)
Award for Best Performance by Male Actor​ 
Award for Best Performance by Female Actor

GIORGOS TZIOTZIOS HONORARY AWARD

The Honorary Award is named after Giorgos Tziotzios, first Director of ΣΙΝΕΜΑ magazine and Athens International Film Festival. The Giorgos Tziotzios Honorary Award will be given in honor to selected guests of the Festival for their contribution to cinema and culture.



    Publication date: 2007-07-16 19:21:58