Established in March 2017,the Hellenic Film Commission (HFC), the directorate of the Greek Film Centre responsible for attracting foreign productions in Greece, is in tune with the global focus on how film and TV productions contribute to give visibility to a country throughout the world.

Its main functions are:

  • Connecting foreign producers with the Greek Industry Guide
  • Providing guidance regarding filming permits and incentives
  • Promoting locations, crew and facilities in national and international events
  • Collaborating with relevant ministries and public bodies
  • Networking with local authorities

One of the safest and most extrovert countries in Europe, with English-speaking Greek crews who have the expertise to collaborate flawlessly with international productions, Greece offers stunning locations and backdrops, amazing Mediterranean climate and dream teams of "dedicated maniacs" in the Greek Industry Guide, from outstanding drone operators and post-production facilities equipped with high-end industry technologies to world-class production service companies.

Find out all about filming in Greece (Locations, Industry Guide, filming permits and more) in our website www.filmcommission.gr

From international classics (Zorba the Greek, The Guns of Navarone) and big Hollywood productions, (Captain Corelli’s Mandolin, The Bourne Identity, Lara Croft Tomb Raider, Mamma Mia!, Before Midnight, The Two Faces of January) to high-end TV productions(The Durrells) and animation masterpieces such as the 2017 sensation Loving Vincent, hundreds of productions have been shot in Greece, the country with the most film friendly light in the world where the camera lens can capture more shades of blue than anywhere else.

The Hellenic Film Commission is a member of Filming Europe - European Film Commissions Network (EUFCN).