FERA holds internal webinar on The New MEDIA Programme 2021-2027 – What’s in it for European filmmakers?
FERA held the internal webinar “The New MEDIA Programme 2021-2027 – What’s in it for European filmmakers?” on September 2, 2021. The webinar was introduced by FERA Chair Klemen Dvornik and moderated by FERA CEO Pauline Durand-Vialle, gathering participants from 10 countries within our network.
The webinar featured a presentation of the new MEDIA Programme 2021-2017 outlining its general features as well as delving into its evolution compared to previous editions by Martin Dawson, the Deputy Head of MEDIA Unit of EU Commission’s DG CONNECT, followed by a Q&A session.
The MEDIA Programme 2021-2027 is one of the essential EU interventions in the audiovisual sector in Europe. The webinar helped our community become more familiar with the programme and better understand its current orientations, especially in the context of a changing market and struggling local industries in the midst of the COVID-crisis. Members can refer to the following for more details:
– the new European Commission interactive mapping tool for potential beneficiaries, to help in accessing information on best-suited financial support mechanisms https://digital-strategy.ec.europa.eu/en/policies/tool-funding-media
– the Creative Europe website MEDIA section describing the various support strands dedicated to the audiovisual sector: https://ec.europa.eu/culture/funding-creative-europe/creative-europe-media-strand
– the 2019 Creative Europe monitoring report providing insights on the implementation of the programme previous edition https://ec.europa.eu/culture/news/european-commission-presents-creative-europe-monitoring-report-2019
– the Writing European call for support, aiming at “strengthening the capacity of the European audiovisual industry to create cutting edge fiction series that can attract audiences across borders, and to nurture a community of European talents able to work across national and linguistic borders” https://digital-strategy.ec.europa.eu/en/funding/preparatory-action-writing-european