Hellenic Film Academy Awards 2013

Last night (April 2nd) the Hellenic Film Academy awarded the prizes for the best films of 2012-2013. The film industry of Greece had the opportunity to attend a simple and pleasant ceremony that was held at the Onassis Cultural Center and was presented by the actors Makis Papadimitratos and Vasso Kavalieratou.

The Daughter by Thanos Anastopoulos
The great winners this year were Ektoras Lygizos for his film Boy Eating The Bird`s Food and Thanos Anastopoulos for the film The Daughter. The film Boy Eating The Bird`s Food, won 3 prizes including the Best Feature Film as well as Best Director for First Feature Film and Best Actor in a Leading Role for the performance of Giannis Papadopoulos. Three awards - Best Director, Best Cinematography and Best Screenplay-  also won the filmThe Daughter by Thanos Anastopoulos. The film J.A.C.E by Menelaos Karamaghiolis won six awards, includingBest Supporting Actress for Kora Karvouni and Best Supporting Actor for Ieronimos Kaletsanos. The award forBest Actress in a Leading Role was awarded  to Amalia Moutousi for her performance in the film Joy
The Loukia Rikaki Award, after the initiative of the Rikaki family, that comes with the amount of 3000 Euros, was awarded to Stella Theodoraki and her documentary Amnesia Diaries.
A special moment in the ceremony was the presentation of the two Honorary Awards. the actor George Corrafacereceived The Nova Award, after the Great Sponsor of the Hellenic Film Academy,which will be given every year to a personality that has contributed to Greek Cinema and is its ambassador  outside the country. The Life Achievement Award of the Hellenic Film Academy was given to Zoi Laskari
Giannis Papadopoulos, Best Actor in a Leading Role
The complete list of the winners is
Best Feature Film
George karnavas, Ektoras Lygizos, Argyris Papadimitropoulos, Elina Psykou for the film Boy Eating the Bird`s Food 
Best Feature Documentary 
Stella Theodoraki for the film Amnesia Diaries 
Best Short Film 
Neritan Zirintzia for the film Chamomile 
Best Director 
Thanos Anastopoulos for the film The Daughter 
Best Director for first Feature Film 
Ektoras Lygizos for the film Boy Eating the Bird`s Food 
Best Screenplay
Thanos Anastopoulos, Vassilis Giatsis for the film The Daughter
Best Actor in a Leading Role 
Giannis Papadopoulos for the film Boy Eating the Bird`s Food 
Best Actress in a Leading Role 
Amalia Moutousi for the film Joy 
Best Actor in a Supporting Role 
Ieronymos Kaletsanos for the film J.A.C.E 
Best Actress in a Supporting Role 
Kora Karvouni for the film J.A.C.E 
Best Cinematography 
Ilias Adamis for the film The Daughter  
Best Editing
Shared between
Stella Filippopoulou for the film What If…
Takis Yannopoulos, Lambis Haralambidis, Panos Daoultzis for the film J.A.C.E
Best Original Music
Stavros Gasparatos for the film My Blood
Best Art Direction 
Elias Ledakis for the film J.A.C.E  
Best Costume Design 
Despina Chimona for the film J.A.C.E 
Best Sound 
Marinos Athanasopoulos, Costas Varibopiotis, Aris Louziotis, Alexandros Sidiropoulos for the film What If… 
Best Make-Up 
Yannis Pamoukis for the film J.A.C.E 
Best Special Effects and Cinematographic Innovation 
Vassilis Andriopoulos, Giorgos Alahouzos, Argiris Alahouzos, Dimitris Gerpinis for the film Tied Red Thread