Festival Affiliations


The mission of the National Centre of Audiovisual Media and Communication-EKOME is the protection, support and promotion of public and private initiatives, domestic and foreign, in the field of audiovisual media and communication in Greece. The establishment and operation of EKOME is one of the most important initiatives and most innovative interventions of the Greek administration in audiovisual production, entrepreneurship and education, which aims to support them as key financial development components in the country.


WaterBear is the first interactive streaming platform dedicated to the future of our planet. On WaterBear you can watch over 200 films about the most critical environmental and sustainability issues of our time all for free, and then Take Action on these issues by connecting with our network of over 90 non-profit organisations.

The American College of Greece

Located in Athens, and originally founded in 1875 in Smyrna, Deree – The American College of Greece is the oldest American-accredited college in Europe. ACG offers 34 innovative undergraduate programs in Liberal Arts, Business, and Fine & Preforming Arts.
The ACG's Cinema Studies program aims to add distinctive value to its students through the study and practice of filmmaking and thus deepen their understanding of cinema’s relation to society and culture. In particular, the Cinema Studies program welcomes students from diverse cultural backgrounds to assess and assimilate different ways of studying cinema, its history, aesthetics and practice.

Ivy Film Festival

Founded in 2001 at Brown University by David Peck '03 and Justin Slosky '03, Ivy Film Festival has become one of the world’s largest film festivals for students, by students. Ivy Film Festival is dedicated to showcasing student filmmakers from around the world, creating channels for students to learn about the industry’s emerging discourses and innovations, and building a network between today’s pioneers and the next generation.

Tampere Film Festival

Tampere film festival is one of the oldest short film festivals in Europe. 2022 will be its 52nd edition. The festival strives to be true to its principles: show what the art of of cinema could be in big screens, but what it usually is not, at least not in Finland.
At TFF the progamme consists of International short film competition (films under 30 minutes), domestic competition (including feature length non-fiction films) as well as many special programmes like retrospectives, thematic screenings, films with live music etc. Altogether Tampere film festival has over 100 screenings on several screens.

Barnes Film Festival

Barnes Film Festival partners with the AegeanFF and presents a selection of the shortlisted competition shorts from the 13-18 and 19-25-year-old categories. Barnes Film Festival, founded in 2016 by Sam Cullis, is now preparing for its fifth edition. The festival showcases filmmaking talent from across the UK together with award-winning films from around the world.