At the Poseidon Temple of Sounio, Tai Chi demonstration shootings took place by Shangai Radio and Television News Channel, in terms of a new feature documentary series consisting of 10 episodes. Argonauts Productions S.A. organized the shooting.

The title of the film is: “Decoding the Traditional Chinese Medicine Map” and it is an initiative of the Health and Family Planning Committee of Shanghai, the University Of Traditional Chinese Medicine Of Shanghai and the Collaborating Centre of Radio and Television Centers of Singapore.

The transmission of the episodes at the Shanghai TV will start the first quarter of 2019, aiming to showcase the procedure of cultural exchange, the global standardization of inheritance and the innovation of Chinese Medicine in the world.

A place in Venice Film Festival won the new short film by Thanasis Neofotistos with the title “Patision Avenue”. The director characterized the film as his personal Everest due to the very demanding single-long-take-shot in central Athens!

The film participated in Orizzonti as the only Greek short film in the competition and received excellent reviews.

Patision Avenue is an Argonauts Productions S.A production in co-production with ERT S.A.

Katerina is a young, modern woman who is running to catch probably the most important audition of her life, when she receives a call from her son, Yannis, who informs her that he is home alone. Through a series of calls Katerina realizes that no one can or wants to help her.

A few minutes before the audition the phone rings again, it’s Yannis who prepares to cook. Katerina is trying to stay calm but her son stops answering her calls and she fights to balance the most important roles of her life, whilst walking in the most controversial area of central Athens, Patision Avenue.

Golden Dionysus for Best Short Film goes to “Prosefhi: Greek School Prayer” by Thanassis Neofotistos!

“Prosefhi: Greek School Prayer” won the Best Short Film Prize, Golden Dionysus, at the Drama International Short Film Festival 2014. Alejandro Cabrera was also awarded the Honorary Distinction for the Sound Design. The film is a NF-films and t-shOrt production with Argonauts handling the International Sales.

The film is taking place in Dimitri’s high school, where Vassilis and his friends, a gang of bullies, terrorize him. When he learns that it’s his turn to say the morning prayer in front of the entire school, Vassilis becomes the only thing he can think about. But, what’s going to happen when the time comes and he stands in front of the whole school and mainly in front of him?   While seeking their identity, through violence, they will inevitably test each other’s boundaries.

“STRATOS” by Yannis Economides, continues its successful International Festival career in Karlovy Vary and wins awards in Switzerland and Italy!The film received an honorable mention for its powerful storytelling and the exceptional performance of its lead actor Vangelis Mourikis at the Bildrausch – Basel Filmfestival (Switzerland) and the grand prize at Med Film Fest in Rome (Amore e Psiche award). “STRATOS” was also screened at Horizons in Karlovy Vary and in the Competition section of the European Film Festival Palic.