“VILNIUS, Amazing wherever you think it is”, wins the 12th Amorgos Tourism Film Festival Grand Prix.

During the Αward Ceremony of the 12th edition of the AMORGOS Tourism Film Festival, which took place on November 7thin Amorgos, Greece, the Tourism destination Cities “Vilnius, Amazing wherever you think it is” produced by “Wide Wings”, won the Grand Prix Award and the 1stPrize as the Best Film promoting a City. 

The International jury also decided to award films from 17 more countries in ten competitive sections. Greece and Spain were the countries with most winners, followed by Austria, Portugal, Japan and Italy. 

The 12th Amorgos Tourism Film Festival received more than 140 registrations from 37 countries, a fact that reflects the Festival’s competitive and international character. 

From 4th to 9th November, 45 guests from 15 nationalities had the chance to discover the beauty of the landscapes, the flavors of the rich gastronomy and the kindness and hospitality of the people of the island of Amorgos.

A Film Academy took place every day, with the Professionals in Filming, Mr. Kostas Skiftas, Andreas Lambropoulos, Kostas Karidas, and Aristarchos Papadaniil, who taught students from different parts of Greece. Besides the video screenings, available to participants and public, there was still time to hear speakers like the Giuseppe Lombardi, Creative Film Director of  “Wow Tapes" Italy. the Spanish Santi Valldepérez, Tourism Marketing Specialist  and Director of Terres Travel Festival, who talked about "Travel video and video Marketing will save the tourism Industry “, and Chris Torres from Scotland, founder and director of “Tourism Marketing” who spoke about “How can Tourism grow through Social Media”. From Greece we had the pleasure to listen to Aristarchos Papadaniel, Producer and Animation Director who presented 2 videos, stories through music titled “CP Kavafi, the city (wherever I turn my eyes to) and Mauthausen” When the War is over”. 

The screenings, talks and the red-carpet evening took place at the ANATOLIA Conference Room of the Aegialis Hotel & Spa, on Amorgos island - Greece

Here you will find the List with the 2021 Official winners of  the 12th Amorgos Tourism Film Festival:

Category: Documentary
1st place The Great Way
2nd place MYST
3rd place Splendid Land

Category: Fiction
1st place Sevarambes

Category: Independent Travel Video 
1st place Ethiopia, Natural Utopia
2nd place Meet me in Greece- Island of Amorgos ( Nick_Vsl )

Category: Tourism Destination - Cities
1st place Vilnius: amazing wherever you think it is
2nd place Klagenfurt: Everything possible, but nothing necessary
3d place Kitzbühel 365 - NEW Worlds, NEW Cosms, NEW Wonders 

Category: Tourism Destination - Countries
1st place Hlavní cena Plzeň TURISMUS Adolf Loos Plzeň
2nd place Much more than "just" Denmark
3d place We look forward to seeing you again. In Austria.

Category: Tourism Destination - Regions
1st place South Australia: hear it, touch it, see it to believe it
2nd place Chasing Lines
3d place The Algarve looks good on you 

Category: Tourism Products
1st place Follow your instinct
2nd place Valencia, destination of the Holy Grail 

Category: Tourism Products/ Gastronomy
1st place A Food and Love Story
2nd place Wine Tales
3d place Taste of Al-Hasa 

Category: Tourism Products/ Rural Tourism
1st place Heart and Soul 

Category: Tourism Services
1st place Inspiration and Comfort | TIMELESS YUKIGUNI 

Category: Travel Video Marketing
1st place The Nameless Call
3d place I am from here 

GRAND PRIX Vilnius: amazing wherever you think it is


About the Festival 

The International Amorgos Tourism Film Festival is an annual four-day event, organized by the Cultural Women’s Association of Amorgos, The Municipality of Amorgos, and the District of South Aegean. It started in 2010 during the 8th International Congress of Culture and Tourism YPERIA and the main purpose of the Festival is to create an international platform for enhancing global tourism through audiovisual media and reward the World’s Best Tourism Films and Travel Videos. 

The Amorgos Film Festival is a member of the International Committee of Tourism Film Festivals – CIFFT, organization based in Vienna. 

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