Rotterdam Lab

Mina Dreki

Mina Dreki is a producer based in Athens. She focuses on projects by emerging talents and is keen in empowering new voices telling untold social and environmental stories. She has a BA in mass media, an MA in linguistics and a second BA in European Studies. Her shorts have participated at many international festivals (Cannes, Clermont-Ferrand, BFI, POFF), won Greek Academy Awards and has been released globally (The New Yorker, HBO Europe). She has trained at TFL’s Green Film Lab, has mentorship with EWA and ACE Producers, and participated in Sarajevo’s Cinelink Producers Lab and IDFA Academy. Her first feature documentary in development is part of the Balkan Documentary Center Discoveries and has won three pitching awards in 2022.

Marni Films - Greece

Marni Films, an independent film production company based in Athens and founded in 2011, develops, and produces feature films, shorts, and documentaries by emerging and promising talents whose work can spark the interest of international audiences with high quality and unique storytelling. In 2006 its first feature fiction, Suntan premiered at IFFR and SWSX while Afterlov was awarded Locarno’s Young Directors prize. Marni’s extensive filmography includes a long list of short films, which have premiered in a-list festivals around the world, as well as creative documentaries. As a co-producer, Marni has been involved in feature films by well-known Greek filmmakers such as Yorgos Lanthimos, Alexis Alexiou, Yiannis Veslemes, Syllas Tzoumerkas, Yorgos Zois and many more.


Projects in development

Paperplanes by Selini Papageorgiou (feature)

Under the Judas by Christos Houliaras (feature)

Survivors by Nina Paschalidou & Maria Louka (documentary feature)

Mitsi by Gevi Dimitrakopoulou (short)


Projects in production

Sunken by Dimitris Gkotsis (documentary feature)

Isthmus by Yiannis Marinopoulos (documentary feature)

Art is Missing by George Kontos (short animation)


Projects in post-production

Firebug by Alexandros Papathanasopoulos (short)

Good Girls Club by Dimtris Tsakaleas & Lida Vartzioyi (short)


Released films

Escaping the Fragile Planet by Thanasis Tsimpinis (short)

Sevarambes by George Kontos (animation short)

In Between by Effie Pappa (animation short)

Motorway 65 by Evi Kalogiropoulou (short)

Madonna F64.0 by Stavros Markoulakis (short)

Mina Dreki

Rotterdam Lab

Rotterdam Lab participants 2023

See the names of the emerging producers joining us for the Rotterdam Lab 2023.