Awards

Secrets of Eden (2009), Best Television Series - Drama, Best Original Screenplay

BEST TELEVISION SERIES – DRAMA, BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

BEST TELEVISION SERIES – DRAMA, BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY In the summer of 1993, six teenagers (three boys and three girls) meet at summer camp and become close friends, sharing their dreams for the future. These dreams slowly turn into nightmares. Fifteen years later, their childhood friendships have developed into passionate love affairs, deep friendships as well as professional relationships. Their dreams were never truly realized. The corruption, the desire for power and the trials and tribulations within each of their relationships has scattered their dreams like dust in the wind.

BEST TELEVISION SERIES – DRAMA, OUTSTANDING CINEMATOGRAPHY, OUTSTANDING DIRECTING

BEST DAILY SERIES, BEST TELEVISION SERIES – DRAMA, OUTSTANDING WRITING One of the biggest productions in the history of Greek television, based on the book by Mara Meimaridi, “The Witches of Smyrna” was directed by Kostas Koutsomytis. The story begins to unfold in the fall of 1887 when two Greek women from Cappadocia leave their village in search of a better life in Smyrna. There, trying to survive in a poor neighborhood in a big city, they resort to the magic of a wise, old and enigmatic Turkish woman. A historical drama that aired during 2005-2006, it brought to audiences the realities and intrigues of Greek Smyrna in 1992, relaying the smells, flavors and colors of Smyrna. Inevitably, it aired to great critical acclaim, garnering numerous awards and accolades.

BEST DAILY SERIES, BEST TELEVISION SERIES – DRAMA, OUTSTANDING WRITING

BEST DAILY SERIES, BEST TELEVISION SERIES – DRAMA, OUTSTANDING WRITING The female protagonist is ready to get married, and the women around her are helping her prepare for the auspicious occasion. But a murder and an arrest transforms this joyous event into a tragedy. In a single moment everything unravels, and the protagonists realize that ultimately, “The Wedding Ring” is not that which holds two people together. A ground-breaking television series, “The Wedding Ring”, premiered to great critical acclaim and incredibly high viewer ratings. It aired on Mega in 2004 and continued for three years, culminating in a 2-hour finale on June 1, 2007. In addition, the show was transmitted to Cyprus, Europe, the U.S., Canada and Australia. This show was considered, on an international and national level, a turning point for Greek daily drama series.

BEST TELEVISION SERIES - COMEDY

BEST TELEVISION SERIES - COMEDY “A Family Matter” is a comedy series that was aired on ANT1 during the 2001-2002 season. It stars Yiannis Bezos, one of the most successful and well-known Greek comedic actors, and Natalia Tsaliki. The series revolved around the daily life of the Theotokatou family and their relatives, which was portrayed throughout a series of hilarious episodes. Alexandros and Margarita live with their four children in a quiet suburb of Athens. Once Margarita decides to pursue her law degree, the foundation of the family is shaken, and what follows is a sequence of unbelievable circumstances.

BEST TELEVISION SERIES - COMEDY

BEST TELEVISION SERIES - COMEDY During the 1999-2000 seasons, “Something’s Up With the Neighbors” broke records with its high ratings. The script was written and directed by Vasilis Nemeas, and was based on the story of two couples, from very different backgrounds, who live next door to each other. With their own relationships in crisis, they end up falling in love with each other’s partners. What follows is a series of laughter-provoking episodes.

BEST TELEVISION SERIES - COMEDY

BEST TELEVISION SERIES - COMEDY“Two strangers” is one of the most successful comedy series in Greek television history, and was aired on Mega during the 1997-98 and 1998-99 seasons. It was written by Alexandros Rigas and Dimitri Apostolou, and was also directed by Alexandros Rigas. The series revolved around the love of a director and acting instructor Konstantinos Markora (Nikos Sergianopoulos) and a beautiful television presenter of the talk-show “Morning Smile”, Marina Kountouratou (Evelina Papoulia) through humorous scenarios and their attempts to hide their love from others and at times, even from themselves. Most of the episodes featured star appearances from leading figures in show business. Its success continues into the present day, with reruns airing daily.