Festival Affiliations

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.

Mediterranean Film Institute

Mediterranean Film Institute (MFI) is a specialized training organization, focusing on script & project development. Established in 1998, it has implemented numerous training activities that address to European film professionals, and involve an international group of accomplished teachers of cinema & industry experts. MFI’s educational platform offers advanced continuous training for European screenwriters, directors and producers. Furthermore, it provides a meeting forum for creative exchange, and for addressing issues of the film development process and international production.

Olympia International Film Festival for Children and Young People

Olympia International Film Festival for Children and Young People is the only one of its kind in Greece, and has, as a main target, the promotion and development of cinema for children and young people as well as the evolution of cinema as an educational tool and media literacy. It has 2 main different sections: Fiction and Animation Section and Documentary Section (Kids & Docs) in which compete films from all over the world.

Syros International Film Festival

Founded in 2013, the Syros International Film Festival showcases a wide spectrum of cinema in both traditional and re-purposed island sites. Located in the middle of the Aegean summer, SIFF embeds events, styles and programs—experimental and narrative, recent and retrospective, Greek and international, workshops and expanded cinema performance—into its unique setting. The festival aims to welcome an array of cinematic experiences into this immersive dreamscape, allowing us to re-think what cinema is all about.