In 2005 AGORA, Thessaloniki’s Film Market, was created and established a productive and unique form of helping and introducing professionals from South-Eastern and Central Europe, the Balkan region, the Mediterranean as well as the rest of the world to the invited industry professionals, consultants, tutors and potential collaborators.
Countries that are eligible to submit are: Albania, Algeria, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Egypt, France, FYROM, Greece, Hungary, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Malta, Montenegro, Morocco, Palestine, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey.


• Film Market, November 4-11 2017 (deadline 15/9/2017)
> Film Market Registration Form
The Film Market promotes the majority of the feature films participating in the official sections of the TIFF. From this year, more titles from the countries that the Thessaloniki Agora – Market focuses on will be presented although they will not be selected for the festival’s main program. Thus, they will have the opportunity to find their way to other international film festivals, sales agents and distributors. Also, the Film Market includes the previous films of Crossroads participants and a selection of Greek films produced within the past two years.
Applications will open in March
For information please contact Yianna Sarri at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

• Crossroads – the TIFF Co-Production Forum November 7-11 2017 (deadline 31/7/2017)
> Crossroads Registration Form
Crossroads chooses projects based on the quality of the script, the creative team and the likelihood of it being produced. Crossroad’s goal is to support the producers of feature-length film projects that are linked to the Mediterranean and Balkan regions.
Applications will open in March

• Agora Works in Progress November 9 2017 (deadline 11/9/2017)
> Works in Progress Registration Form
This industry activity gives the opportunity to selected sales agents, distributors and festival programmers from all over the globe, to be the first to discover feature films from the Mediterranean and Balkan region, in the stage just before completion.
Applications will open in March

• Thessaloniki-Locarno Industry Academy International
> Thessaloniki-Locarno Industry Academy Registration Form
Thessaloniki IFF together with Locarno IFF are introducing the Industry Academy International. Already launched successfully in Switzerland, Mexico, Brazil and New York, it is a training program created to help young professionals of the cinema industry –sales agents, distributors and new media professionals- to extend their experience and networking in the fields of international sales, marketing, distribution and programming.

The program will welcome in priority participants from Greece, as well as from South Eastern European and Mediterranean countries, but it can also include other international participants.

The young sales agents, distributors and new media professionals who will participate in the Industry Academy International in Thessaloniki will take part in a special workshop during which they will have the opportunity to interact, share experiences and meet with key players of the international film industry, for discussions, case study presentations and group workshops.
​For more details please follow the link

Agora Industry Accreditation
The Agora Industry is located at the Thessaloniki International Film Festival's headquarters in Warehouse C (port), ground floor. Bringing together and connecting industry professionals are the main purposes of Thessaloniki’s Agora Industry. Participating producers and directors are able to promote their work to distributors, sales agents, film funds and festival representatives.

​Agora contacts:
Head of Agora/Industry: Yanna Sarri This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Crossroads & Agora Works in Progress Coordinator: Angeliki Vergou This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Agora Film Market Coordinator: Denise Andreola This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Download the Thessaloniki Agora – Industry Manual of the 57th TIFF.
Download previous year’s professionals list of the Thessaloniki Agora – Market.

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