The European Commission today proposed an international cooperation program for the audiovisual industry which seeks to strengthen cultural and commercial ties between Europe’s film industry and film-makers of third countries.
The Media Mundus program will provide 15 million euros ($20.5M) between 2011-2013 for joint projects submitted by audiovisual professionals from the EU and third countries. Media Mundus is an extension of a program which helps Europe’s audiovisual professionals develop, distribute and promote their works around Europe, and it builds upon the success of an earlier EU pilot program (Media International) which led to the funding of 18 projects involving international partners.
The proposed Media Mundus program will:
For further information visit ec.europa.eu/information_society/media/mundus/index_en.htm