MEDIA Info sessions at Berlinale

Creative Europe MEDIA will organize two info sessions at
Berlin International Film Festival, open to all stakeholders of the audiovisual industry.

Saturday, 22nd Feb, Martin Gropius Bau (EFM) – Producers Hub, 2nd Floor, 5.30 – 7.30 pm
Creative Europe Media Presentation of the brand new call for Proposals “Support to European Networks of Festivals” and Q&A session (the event will be closed by a networking drink)

As of this year, the Creative Europe MEDIA Programme of the European Commission provides support to European Networks of Festivals. These networks should aim to further develop effective collaboration and partnerships across borders and to elaborate strategies for joint activities in order to benefit the audiences and cinema-lovers of today and of the future. The presentation and the debate will look into the call’s priorities and film festivals collaboration models.

Speakers: Soon-Mi Peten & Irina Sofletea.

Tuesday, 25th Feb Martin Gropius Bau (EFM) – Producers Hub, 2nd Floor, 5.30 – 6.30 pm
Creative Europe Information Session on the new cross-sectoral Call for Proposals “Bridging culture and innovation through digital content”                                                                        

The presentation will offer a detailed view of the call’s objectives. Within the specific objective to foster policy development, innovation, creativity, audience development and new business and management models through support for transnational policy cooperation, this call will provide support to testing of new, cross-border and cross-sectoral business approaches to funding, distributing and monetising creation.  Targeted projects include an audiovisual and new digital technology aspect to be implemented in at least one of the following areas: publishing, museums, performing arts and/or cultural heritage.

Speakers: Guido Di Fiore & Ivan Brincat.