The HELLENIC FILM COMMISSION (HFC) is a directorate of the GREEK FILM CENTRE (GFC) which is supervised by the Ministry of Culture and Sports and subsidized by the state. The principal aim of the HELLENIC FILM COMMISSION is to promote and develop Greece as a filming destination for international film and TV productions. Your primary contact point when filming in Greece, the HELLENIC FILM COMMISSION supports international audiovisual productions planning to film in Greece as an intermediary in providing information, advice and guidance, free of charge.

The  HELLENIC FILM COMMISSION is a member of the European Film Commissions Network (EUFCN) and of the Association of Film Commissioners International (AFCI). 

Main services: 

  • Connecting foreign producers with the Greek Industry Directory
  • Providing guidance regarding filming permits and incentives
  • Promoting locations, crew and facilities to national and international events
  • Collaborating with ministries and public bodies
  • Networking with local authorities
  • Organizing training for talent development
  • Providing FILMING FACILITATION LETTER addressed to competent authorities
  • Providing the CERTIFICATE by the GREEK FILM CENTRE (GFC) to productions applying to the authorities of the Ministry of Culture and Sports for filming permits for archaeological sites
  • Providing financial support through the Location Scouting Support Program