All Photos: DAN CONNOLLY / LMGI
LMGI Board Members, J.J. Levine, 1st Vice President (USA), Alison A. Taylor, 2nd Vice President (USA) and Dan Connolly (UK) represented The LMGI at a location workshop given during the 10th Aegean Film Festival on Spetses Island, Greece, on July 20-21, 2021. Organized by the Hellenic Film Commission of the Greek Film Centre and the 10th Aegean Film Festival, the 2-day seminar explored the crucial role location managers contribute to the success of productions. They discussed their catalytic role in the promotion of international productions and co-productions in Greece and ways to enhance the skills of those involved in Greek cinematography to better attract and facilitate international producers. The workshop, part of the framework of the Location Greece Conference, included Greek and foreign location managers, production managers and producers who wish to expand their contacts and develop their skills for demanding international productions and co-productions in Greece.
While in Greece, the Hellenic Film Commission of the Greek Film Centre organized a FAM TOUR for the panelists, exploring Athens, Vikos Gorge, Spetses, Sarakiniko Beach, Milos Port and the Adamas World War II Bomb Shelter, Kaiki Beach, Anargyreos & Korgialeneios School of Spetses–AKSS, Bentonite mine Aggeria in Milos Greece, Santorini, Monodrendri, Vikos National Park, Adamas, and the Sarakiniko Caves.
Aerial tours over Napflion, Evrostina, Kalabaka, Acheloos, Heki, Folegandros, Kiranidi, Egnatia, Gulf of Corinth, Anatoli, Anavara Neochori, Agnanta, Domnista, Nemea, Iraklia, Chalkida, and Karpenisi were completed by helicopter.