NICOSIA: Stavros Papageorghiou is in postproduction with Kypris - The Great Goddess of Cyprus, a 60 minute documentary offering an exploration of the worship of the goddess Aphrodite from an archeological, mythological, religious, art and tradition perspective.
Stavros Papageorghiou wrote the film and shot it together with Hektor Papageorghiou. He is also producing through Tetraktys Films, an independent film production company established in 1994. The budget is 150,000 EUR with 120,000 EUR already in place, Papageorghiou told FNE. He is working on broadcast presales in order to close the financing.
The project is supported by the Ministry of Education and Culture of Cyprus, Cyprus Tourism Organization, Press and Information Office, Telecommunication authorities of Cyprus, Electrical authorities of Cyprus, Hellenic Bank, Medochemies Industries and Indiegogo crowd funding campaign.
Shooting started in 2008 and finished in January. Shooting took place in Cyprus, Greece, UK, and Egypt. The film is set to be finished in July 2013 and have the premiere in 2013. The sales agent is Psefionline, the distribution branch of Tetraktys Films. Ten percent of the net revenues from the exploitation of the films distributed by PseFiONline are being withheld for a special fund that provides financial support to filmmakers whose films are distributed via Psefionline.
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Director: Stavros Papageorghiou
Script: Stavros Papageorghiou
DoP: Stavros Papageorghiou