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Corfu Named The Top European Film Location for the year 2018.
Corfu, the famous Greek island and the diamond of the Ionian sea, has been named the top European film location for the year of 2018.
Corfu was nominated by the Hellenic Film Commission for the shooting of the popular ITV and PBS TV series.
The Corfu island was nominated by the Hellenic Film Commission for the shooting of the popular ITV and PBS TV series The Durrells. the online contest organized by the network of European Film Commissions.
Nikos Pappas, the Greek Minister for Digital Policy, Communications, and Media, was jubilant in announcing the winner on Tuesday. He said that Corfu has been selected as the top European location for shooting films! Corfu has made a dynamic entry into audiovisual productions with its peerless scenery. The Durrells series has received four years’ worth of funding incentives from EKOME, Greece’s National Centre for Audiovisual Media and Communication.
This was the second year that the EUFCN held its Film Location Awards, in which the winners are selected through an online vote. This year’s vote ended on November 30.
Corfu was selected among twelve rivals that included picturesque areas such as Innsbruck Old Town in Austria, Teide National Park in Spain and Lake Carezza in Italy.
Here are some amazing photos of Corfu island during the shooting