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Awards ceremony 2016
In the Evening of Sunday, January 24th, the 4th altcineAction! came to its end with the closing ceremony during which the festival awarded the prizes to the winners of this year's competition at LAIS Theatre of The Greek Film Archive.
  • Stigma

    Stigma, 8:10

    by Vangelis Papadiochos

    Myrto is a young woman who has been recently raped by a…...

  • Pledge

    Pledge, 15:00

    by Christos Gkotsis

    A man lives isolated on an island. His only companion is a…...

  • Mother's Son

    Mother's Son, 4:36

    by Graziella Roussou

    A soldier tries to escape from the Bosnian war and finds refuge…...

  • Yoldaki Adam (Man On The Road)

    Yoldaki Adam (Man On The Road), 9:50

    by Yusuf Özer

    A man, carrying a suitcase walks to road through a field. Sees…...

  • Portait

    Portait, 9:13

    by Andreas Kalapodis

    Eight random characters synthesize with their actions a surreal portrait of modern…...

  • Cut-Ups

    Cut-Ups, 8:00

    by Tasos Konstantopoulos

    Extracts from an internal conflict between the fear of error and its…...

  • Kopanje (Diving-In)

    Kopanje (Diving-In), 14:58

    by Simon Intihar

    A man, who caused a tragedy which hurt his and his family's…...

  • Der Kübelreiter

    Der Kübelreiter, 9:43

    by Stefan Malešević

    A man runs out of coal during a snow storm and decides…...

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An open masterclass on Film Criticism with Jean-Michel Frodon

3 months ago

In the frame of the 3-day event of the 4th altcineAction! Online Short Film Festival for Balkan Filmmakers, we had the pleasure to host the acclaimed French film critic (former Editor in Chief of Cahiers du Cinema), Jean-Michel Frodon, who gave an open masterclass on film criticism on January 22th, at the Institut Francais d΄Athenes.   But what is film…


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Best Cinematography Award Interview: George Tampakakis

3 months ago

"Something that may seem beautiful to me, could be uninteresting or even ugly to someone else. So, winning the award gave me the confidence that the decisions we made while shooting "Pledge" were communicating with the viewers, because for me that's the essence of cinema." George Tampakakis, the cinematographer of Pledge, altcineAction! 2015-16 Best Cinematography Award, talks to us about the difficult lighting…


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Best Short Film Award Interview: Christos Gkotsis

3 months ago

"Suddenly, altcineAction! came along and gave our film a chance to be seen and the viewers helped us continue our work. This win takes us one step closer to our dream: to make movies." Christos Gkotsis, the director of Pledge, altcineAction! 2015-16 Best Short Film Award, talks to us about his award winning film, his plans for creating a new project, the…


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Best Short Film Award Interview: Mihai Salajan & Adelina Bulibasa

3 months ago

Mihai Salajan and Adelina Bulibasa, the directors of Libelula, altcineAction! 2015-16 Best Short Film Award, talk to us about their reactions at the time they heard they won the award, their current projects and their future plans and expectations.   [caption id="attachment_12181" align="aligncenter" width="750"] Adelina Bulibasa, director of Libelula[/caption]   How do you feel about winning this award? Mihai:  Sincerely, while…


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Best Short Film Award Interview: Alma Zekollari

3 months ago

Alma Zekollari, the director of See you in the morning, altcineAction! 2015-16 Best Short Film Award, talks to us about the award and its significance as it's derived exclusively from the audience, the online festival which provides chances to new filmmakers and the 5C Project, which can transform voters to active spectators. She also talks about her new projects, including another documentary…


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Alida Dimitriou Award Interview: Simon Intihar

4 months ago

Simon Intihar, director of Kopanje (Diving-In), altcineAction! 2015-16 Alida Dimitriou Award, shares his thoughts with us about the award, his plans about making a new short or feature film, the significance of an online festival for the filmmakers -especially nowadays that film industry is shifting away from cinemas and the internet gives more opportunities and begins to play a role similar to the traditional tv-, the…


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Best Editing Award Interview

5 months ago

Blaž Gracar, editor of Kopanje (Diving-In) by Simon Intihar, altcineAction! 2015-16 Best Editing Award, shares his thoughts with us about the award, his future plans and the significance of an online festival nowadays, which provides more chances to young filmmakers and an alternative way of interaction among the audience, voters and critics.   Blaž Gracar was born on Slovenian coast in…


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The Awards 2015 - 2016

6 months ago

In the Evening of Sunday, January 24th, the 4th altcineAction! awarded the prizes to the winners of this year’s competition at LAIS Theatre of The Greek Film Archive.   The closing ceremony of the festival started with a warm welcome to the audience, the contestants, the juries and the sponsors, and with the announcement that the festival  from now on…


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Back to the Action!

8 months ago

altctineAction! Online Short Film Festival for Balkan filmmakers returns again for the 4th year! Packed with new films, great awards and more unique opportunities!   altcineAction! has become THE online meeting place for young and talented filmmakers from the Balkans. If you are from Albania, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Greece, Kosovo*, F.Y.R.O.M, Moldova, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia or…


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Great News!!!

10 months ago

Is already September and the festival is not here… What is happening?   We are moving on!   We are very happy to announce that altcineAction! is growing, it’s changing, taking in consideration your comments and needs.   From now on, altcineAction! will start beginning of December and will finish mid-January. One whole month and a half for screenings and voting.…


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The winners' interviews: Deyan Bararev

2 years ago

Deyan Bararev, director of Botev is an Idiot, altcineAction! 2014 Best Editing Award, talks to us about his feelings reading the Jury's argumentation, how to improve the public voting system, the first time he heard of altcineAction! and the Balkan context his film carries.   Best Editing Award Jury -Giorgos Mavropsaridis (Greece), Aleksandra Milovanovic (Serbia), Dimitris Athanitis (Greece)- agreed to…


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The winners' interviews: Kostis Nikolopoulos

2 years ago

Cinematographer Kostis Nikolopoulos, winner of altcineAction! 2014 Best Photography Award, for the film Hard-bord Heaven by George Ktistakis, talks to us on feeling honored about the two acclaimed Jury members and their rationale, how important will always an award be for the filmmakers and how hard is making films in Greece and on the impersonate nature of the comments and voting -…


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The winners' interviews: More Raca

2 years ago

More Raca, director of altcineAction! 2014 Alida Dimitriou Award, Amel, shares her thoughts with us about how special and significance the Alida Dimitriou Award is to her, her first contact with Alida Dimitiou's films and social issues, how she identifies these issues on Kosovar everyday life, on her desire to continue making social films and the importance of the comments,…


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The winners' interviews: Amerissa Basta

2 years ago

Amerissa Basta, director of altcineAction! 2014 first prize, Jesus Stopped at Gyzi, shares her thoughts with us on her feelings about the award, her next project, reaching an international audience, altcineAction's public vote and "how the online platform works as a vehicle taking the film to numerous people who have no other way to watch it".   "...we shouldn't forget…


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The winners' interviews: Dimitris Zahos

2 years ago

Dimitris Zahos, director of altcineAction! 2014 third price, Penguins, about his film's journey, why the public's comments were one of the festival's pleasant surprises for him, the importance of Greek shorts going International and how the the festival offers a valid framework of interaction with the new generation of Balkan filmmakers.   The filmmaker Penguins is awarded with shooting equipment…


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The winners' interviews: Antonia Milcheva

2 years ago

Antonia Milcheva, director of altcineAction! 2014 second prize, Linda, talks to us about her feelings on the award, her thoughts on public voting, her inexistent expectations on her film and how she got surprised by winning her first ever prize. The director will have full production services for her next short film, an award offered by Authorwave and DNA Lab.…


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The Awards 2014

2 years ago

Last night at LAIS Theather, Greek Film Archives, the award ceremony of altcineAction! 2014 was held.   According to the public voting the First Prize went to the film Jesus Stopped at Gyzi, by Amerissa Basta. The Second Prize based on public vote, went to the film Linda, by Antonia Milcheva. The Third Prize went to the film Penguins, by Dimitris…


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First film produced with altcineAction! award

3 years ago

While the 3rd altcineAction! is about to begin, we are proud to mention that Asimina Proedrou the winner of altcineAction! 2012 First award - for her short Facets of Loneliness - has travelled to many festivals with her latest film Red Hulk.   Red Hulk, which was carried out with the help of the production award of altcineAction!, tells the story…


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The Winners 2013

3 years ago

On Thursday 3 of October, after a very interesting 40-day duration, the film journey of the 2nd Online Short Film Festival for Balkan Filmmakers, altcineAction!, has come to its end! The festival, which is organized by altcine.com, was held, this year too, with great success. The closing ceremony took place at the Film Archive of Greece, in the presence of…


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altcineAction! 2012 Awards

4 years ago

Forty-eight films representing six Balkan states were submitted to the First Online Short Film Festival, altcineAction!, organized by the Balkan film portal altcine. The festival also drew more than 3000 reviewers—impressive for both their number and the quality of their film critiques.     The festival, altcineAction!, culminated with an awards ceremony in Athens on Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at the Greek Film…


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