Support to Film Festivals

Film Festivals

Within the field of promoting transnational circulation, one of the priorities of the MEDIA Sub-programme shall be to:

  • support audience development as a means of stimulating interest in and improving access to European audiovisual works in particular through promotion, events, film literacy and festivals.

The MEDIA Sub-programme shall provide support for the following measures:

  • support initiatives presenting and promoting a diversity of European audiovisual works;
  • support activities aiming at increasing knowledge and interest of audiences in European audiovisual works.

Expected results:

The result will be the annual support of film festivals which will stimulate interest for European audiovisual works, having as expected results and impact:

  • To increase the effectiveness and professionalization of festivals in Europe
  • To increase presentation of European non-national works
  • To enlarge the audience for European film and in particular non-national films
  • To increase the circulation of European films