Books and cinema: from book to screen

EKEBI supports, finances and encourages the cross-fertilisation of literature and cinema.

It organises:

  • seminars on how to adapt works of literature into scripts
  • lectures with professionals from the world of literature and cinema on how to transfer books to the silver screen
  • screenings of films based on literary works


It awards:

  • An Adapted Script Prize for the best adaptation of a modern Greek story into a short film
  • An Adapted Script Prize for the best adaptation of a modern Greek novel into a feature film

It attends:

  • Drama International Short Film Festival 
  • Athens International Premiere Nights Festival 
  • Thessaloniki International Film Festival 
  • Monte Carlo and Frankfurt International Literature and Cinema Forum