We are Tanweer Productions
Tanweer Productions was founded in 2018 by its President Joseph Samaan and it’s the new venture of Tanweer Group.
Tanweer Productions utilizes the experience from its distributing division along with the CEO’s, producer Dionyssis Samiotis, with over 30 credits, to focus entirely on producing quality cinema, TV and digital content to service the Greek and international marketplace. Based in Athens, Tanweer is a leading production player in Greece, with widespread acclaim.
Tanweer’ s first produced film Eftyhia (2019), directed by Angelos Frantzis, was one of the greatest successes of all time in the Greek box office, while having great artistic success by winning 8 awards (including Best Film), at the Hellenic Film Academy Awards.
The company released their second feature film, Smyrna, directed by Angelos Frantzis, in 2021, which consists of one of the highest budget productions ever made in Greece and one of the most anticipated cinematic adaptations in recent Greek cinema history. After its release, the film received 5 awards by the Hellenic Film Academy, an audience award in Los Angeles Greek Film Festival, along with a US, Canada, and UK Odeon limited release.
Tanweer has completed two HETV mini-series (including 42C) which have been streamed on Greece’s biggest digital subscription platform, COSMOTE TV, as well as six other fiction TV series for state and private television.
Recently, Tanweer has just completed production on another two major mini – series: SO LONG MARIANNE, an international co-production with Redpoint Productions in Norway, Connect 3 Media in Canada, and Buccaneer Media in the UK. The love story between Leonard Cohen and his muse Marianne Ihlen, the series filmed in the island of Hydra, Oslo, and Montreal. And the next release for COSMOTE TV, dramatic – miniseries “17 Threads”. Filmed and taking place in the island of Cythera, a 6-episode miniseries based on Panos Dimakis’ book of the same name, telling the story of one of the most shocking mass killings that ever occurred in Greece that took place in 1909.
Tanweer’s next release is feature film “The Murderess”, based on the acclaimed landmark Greek novel by Alexandros Papadiamantis, directed by Eva Nathena premiering on all Greek cinemas November 30th. Ahead of its premiere the film won several awards at Thessaloniki International Film Festival, including the FIPRESCI award.