Greek Film Academy 2013 Nominations

The Greek Film Academy has revealed earlier today the nominations for this year’s Awards. The favorite film according to the selection is J.A.C.E. by Menelaos Karamaghiolis with 11 nominations. Thanos Anastopoulos’ The Daughter that participated during the recent Berlin Film Festival has 9 nominations.  Boy Eating the Bird’s Food by Ektoras Lygizos that competed at the last Karlovy Vary Festival and L by Babis Makridis that competed at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival received 5 nominations each.  This year’s selection is rather questionable since a minority of 104 out of 240 Academy’s members decided to vote. The ceremony of 2013 Greek Film Academy Awards will be held on April 2nd.

UPDATE: You can find out the winners of the Awards by clicking here.

Here are some of the major nominations:

Best Feature Film

  • 11 Meetings with My Father (11 Συναντήσεις με τον Πατέρα μου)
  • Boy Eating the Bird’s Food (To Αγόρι Τρώει το Φαγητό του Πουλιού)
  • The Daughter (Η Κόρη)
  • J.A.C.E.
  • What If (Αν…)

Best Director

  • Thanos Anastopoulos (The Daughter)
  • Menelaos Karamaghiolis (J.A.C.E.)
  • Ektoras Lygizos (Boy Eating the Bird’s Food)

Best Screenplay

  • Boy Eating the Bird’s Food by Ektoras Lygizos
  • The Daughter by Thanos Anastopoulos & Vassilis Yatsis
  • L  by Babis Makridis & Efthymis Filippou

Best Actor in a Leading Role

  • Lambros Apostolou (11 Meetings with My Father)
  • Yiannis Papadopoulos (Boy Eating the Bird’s Food)
  • Aris Servetalis (L)

Best Actress in a Leading Role

  • Savina Alimani (The Daughter)
  • Amalia Moutoussi (Joy)
  • Vicky Volioti (My Blood)

Best Documentary Film

  • Amnesia Diaries (Ημερολόγια Αμνησίας) by Stella Theodoraki
  • Anaparastasis: Life & Work of Jani Christou (1926-1970) (Η ζωή και το έργο του Γιάννη Χρήστου (1926-1970) by Constantinos Zouliatis
  • One Step Ahead (Ένα Βήμα Μπροστά) by Dimitris Athyridis

Best Short Feature Film

  • The Capsule by Athina Rachel Tsangari
  • Cavo d’Oro by Siamak Etemadi
  • Chamomile by Neritan Zintziria
  • Chelsea – Barcelona by Alexandros Hatzis
  • Out of Frame (Τίτλοι Τέλους) by Yorgos Zois
  • Properties of 2 (Ιδιότητες του 2) by Achilleas Kyriakidis

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