Greece is blessed with a long architectural history dating back thousands of years to the Bronze Age, through to Ancient, Medieval, and Modern Greece.
Greece’s natural landscape is just as varied as its architectural heritage with its idyllic beaches, snowy mountain ranges, wine-producing valleys, lush forests, sand dunes, caves, gorges, lakes, rivers, and national parks.
International shipping is Greece’s largest industry. Agricultural film locations include vast stretches of olive orchards, vineyards, cotton, pistachios, rice, figs, almonds, and tomato fields. The country also has marble quarries.
The picturesque whitewashed towns with blue-domed churches, black and white sand beaches and beautiful azure seas make the Greek Islands perhaps Greece’s most sought after film destination.
Greece is a Schengen Area member state. Entry is subject to regulations from country of origin. Visiting US film crews can enter visa-free for a period of up to 90 days. Our Greek fixer / service company can provide letters of invitation if required. Contact your local Greek embassy or representative for more information.
Cast, Crew & Equipment
Greece has a small but good pool of directors, directors of photography and stills photographers. There is a good depth of English speaking key crew experienced in servicing all types of productions. Greece’s close proximity to other major European production centres allows easy access to those technical and creative crews should you ever need to look further. Talent. Greece offers mainly Greek looks with some Asian, African, and blonde looks available too. All other talent looks need to be brought in from abroad.
Greece has a range of standard and specialized camera, grip and lighting equipment available locally. For productions looking to bring in film equipment Greece is an ATA carnet country.