On April the 14th
, the Hellenic Film Academy
) will host its annual Awards Ceremony, honoring last year’s best Greek productions. Taking place at the Onassis Cultural Centre
), the event is being held for the 5th time, while a quick look at the nominations announced shows one or two clear favorites.
“20 feature, 12 documentaries and 24 short films is the number in total”, HFA
’s President, Vasilis Katsoufis
said before thanking the Greek filmmakers for keeping doing films on “these hard times”.
The Nova Honorary Award
, given by the event’s big sponsor Nova
to renowned Greek filmmakers of the diaspora, this year goes to Costas Gavras
The films and professionals nominated.
Best Feature Film
Best Short Film
Washingtonia - Konstantina Kotzamani
Travel Express - Natasa Ksidi
Proavlio - Rinio Dragasaki
Nicoleta - Liza Kenterman
Penny Panayotopoulou for September, 2012
Alexandros Avranas for Miss Violence, 2013
Best Debut in a Feature Film
Best Supporting Male
Best Supporting Female
Best Original Music
Little England, 2013 - Katerina Polemi
Best Make Up
The Enemy Within, 2012 - Dimitra Yatrakou
Best Special Effects and Cinematic Innovation
Little England, 2013 - Antonis Kotzias, Antonis Nikolaou
Last but not least, the Loukia Rikaki Award, given to the director of a short or feature documentary promoting social debate. Accompanying the award, the sum of 3,000 Euros.