Support to 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.
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