AR PRODUCTIONS focuses on producing art house films primarily intended for cinematic release, TV distribution and digital platforms. Currently the company has settled international co-production agreements with Belgium, Austria, Finland, Cyprus, Bangladesh and France.
AR PRODUCTIONS has risen to be one of Greece’s leaders in the field of docu fiction, characterized by the incorporation of engagement and activism into each project. The company produces powerful stories and moving storytelling across a broad spectrum of issues and geopolitical context with a special focus on human everyday life stories that address urgent current affairs, social and anthropological issues.
AR PRODUCTIONS believes that the world of film and new media brings an opportunity to engage society and profoundly impact the audience and therefore its films aim to engage, inspire change and drive action.
Director, Writer, Cinematographer and Producer
Angelos Rallis has a background in Film, Anthropology and Photography. He started his career in theatre and as a director for the Greek National Television (ERT). In 2006 he became an elected member of the International Federation of Journalists and commenced a long term project documenting London’s East End emerging cultures and communities. His early work in video and photography has been published in international newspapers such as Ethnos and The Guardian and has been used by press agencies and NGO’s around the world. Angelos is the writer, director and cinematographer of the award-winning films “A Place for Everyone” (2014) and “Shingal, Where Are You?” (2016) which were screened at over 80 festivals and won 14 awards and 23 nominations. MORE on the Director’s approach.
MARIA DEL MAR RODRIGUEZ
Maria del Mar Rodriguez is a producer based in Greece and Spain. She founded AR Productions together with Angelos Rallis in 2014. Maria del Mar is in charge of the European and international co-productions. Recent co-productions include partners such as ZDF-ARTE, CNC, GFC, ERT, Eurimages and Media. She is participating as a decision maker at major co-production forums such as TorinoFilmLab and Thessaloniki International Film Festival co-production market. MORE on International co-productions.