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Oscars 2017: Three Greeks Nominated for Academy Awards

  Greek filmmakers Yorgos Lanthimos and Daphne Matziaraki, along with costume designer Mary Zophres, have been nominated for Oscars at the 89th Academy Awards set...

Greek Choreographer Dimitris Papaioannou and Team Nominated for Six Emmys

Renowned Greek choreographer and performer Dimitris Papaioannou and his talented team have been nominated for six Emmys for the opening ceremony they created for...

‘Greek Skies’ Video Wins Hollywood Award and Los Angeles Festival Distinction

A time-lapse video projecting the beauty of the Greek sky won the Best of the Fest award at Hollywood International Independent Documentary Awards (HIIDA)...

Kanye West ‘Cuts Greece Trip Short to Return to Kim Kardashian, North’

Kanye West has reportedly cut short his trip to Greece to return to his family. West - who was in Mykonos with friends and was...
Los Angeles Greek Film Festival 2014

LAGFF Announces 2013 Jury; Industry and Project Discovery Participants

The organizers of the Seventh Annual Los Angeles Greek Film Festival, which runs June 6-9 at the Writers Guild Theater  have announced the members...

Indican Acquires “A Green Story” to Be Released on Earth Day

Indican Pictures has acquired exclusive North American rights to Paramyth Films' Van Vlahakis biopic "A Green Story," and plans an April theatrical release in...

Rita Wilson’s Big Greek Adventure

Actress and producer Rita Wilson appears on “Who Do You Think You Are?” (7 p.m., NBC) and traces her family tree by returning to...

Greek-American Filmmaker Raised $20,000 for Production of ‘The Foreigner’

Alethea Avramis is a first-generation Greek-American from southern California (her father hails from Koroni, Peloponessos) who grew up traveling to Greece throughout her childhood....

Olympia Dukakis Narrates ‘Three Candles’ Documentary About Exiled Women on Trikeri Island

The filmakers Sophia Antonini and Stavroula Toska, who co-founded Orama Pictures, an independent production company, have written the documentary film ‘Three Candles’, that focuses...

Maria Menounos to Co-Host ‘Extra’

After six years at NBCUniversal's Access Hollywood, Maria Menounos has signed a multi-year deal with Time Warner's Telepictures to serve as co-host of rival...