Institute for Mediterranean Studies

International Film Productions in Greece: The Case of Crete

International Film Productions in Greece: The Case of Crete

This project focuses on international film productions that were shot on the island of Crete, Greece, which, since the late 1940s has attracted many foreign film crews. In particular, the project examines the reasons behind producers’ choice of Crete as a shooting location, the legislation under which these productions became feasible, and their consequences for the local economy and society. This project is implemented by the University of Crete, Greece.

Primary Investigator: Panayiota Mini

Research team members:

  • Dr. Nikos Tsagarakis
  • Ph.D. Candidate Katerina Komi

Duration: 27/01/2020-23/05/2022.

According to the project’s proposal, its databases will be uploaded to the site of Laboratory of Image, Sound and  Movement of the Institute for Mediterranean Studies, FORTH.

Project Team

Panayiota Mini

Associate Professor of Film History
Department of Philology, University of Crete
Curriculum vitae
This research is co-financed by Greece and the European Union (European Social Fund-ESF) through the Operational Programme "Human Resources Development, Education and Lifelong Learning 2014-2020" in the context of the project "Supporting Researchers with Emphasis on Young Researchers - Cycle B."