Location Scouting: Searching for the perfect scene

Location scouting is a vital process in the pre-production stage of filmmaking. Once our scriptwriters had decided what general kind of scenery they required for the various parts of their work, the search for a suitable place or "location" outside began.

Alongside assistant director Dimitris Vavatsis and co-screenwriter Sotiria Ioannidou, we searched every potential corner , street , alley in and out of Thessaloniki's metropolitan area , covering over six thousand square miles, over a period of two months! Finding the right locations is never an easy task and takes alot of effort. Since everyone on this project is restless and committed to the cause of creating a totally independent film , the process of find the right locations was a fan experience.

There is always something fascinating about urban landscapes during the night. The silence and darkness create an atmosphere on their own. It's almost surreal , surely beautiful in a wicked way. 


Open call for visual artists


We are using an old story, not to reiterate the past, but rather to present it in a new and unexpected way. With this film, we want to make our voice heard not only as artists but as active citizens, and share how we are experiencing cinema. For that, WHISTLE is not just a film, it's an art project!
The world is changing fast and what we thought we could take for granted is just no longer true. The same applies in cinema. We believe we must find new ways of communicating with and engage our audience and we are actually doing it with this project.
The way we do it is by working independently, away from any established form of funding, and directly addressing each audience member asking to support us in any way she or he can.
Collaborating with artists from all over the world, and working with them in all stages of production. Moving away from the usual path of distribution and bringing WHISTLE project to open art exhibitions, as part of a transmedia experience. An …