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17/07/2012

South Mediterranean films sweep Fonds Francophone cinema grantsSouth Mediterranean films sweep Fonds Francophone cinema grants

Twelve film projects from Tunisia, Lebanon, Morocco and Egypt have received grants

The Fonds francophone de production audiovisuelle du Sud (lit. “Fund for French-language audiovisual productions from southern countries”)'s cinema commission has selected 12 film projects from the South Mediterranean to receive production and...

Institutions, Industry, Tunisia, Lebanon, Morocco, Egypt

19/06/2012

MEDIA Mundus: opportunities for professionals from the SouthMEDIA Mundus: opportunities for professionals from the South

€5m for film projects, notably for professionals from the South Mediterranean

In October 2009, the European Union launched the MEDIA Mundus programme for 2011 to 2013. It aims to reinforce cultural and commercial cooperation between professionals in the audiovisual sector in the European Union and the rest of the world, by...

Opportunities, Institutions

08/06/2012

“Madam the Minister, please do not forget cinema from the South!”“Madam the Minister, please do not forget cinema from the South!”

France's new aid structure for world cinema is unfair to filmmakers from the South, writes film director Mahamat-Saleh Haroun in Libération’s cultural magazine

Madam the Minister, On April 23, a decree set up the Aide aux cinémas du monde (lit. “Aid to World Cinema”), bringing together Fonds Sud and the Aide aux films en langue étrangère (lit. “Aid for Films in a Foreign Language”). Until then, each had...

Institutions, Industry

23/05/2012

The CNC presents its annual report in CannesThe CNC presents its annual report in Cannes

On Tuesday, Eric Garandeau, president of the National Film and Moving Image Centre (CNC), in his traditional annual report, presented an excellent year for French cinema to an audience of professionals. “[It's] a film sector that is doing well,...

Institutions

21/05/2012

Tunisia to house Pan-African film and audiovisual fund premisesTunisia to house Pan-African film and audiovisual fund premises

Tunisia was chosen on May 19th in Cannes to house the premises of the Pan-African Film and Audiovisual Fund, coming under the International Organisation of La Francophonie (OIF). Tunisia'a candidacy was officially presented by Culture Minister...

Institutions, Events and Festivals, Tunisia

11/05/2012

Terramed Plus films and television shows from May 14 to 20, 2012Terramed Plus films and television shows from May 14 to 20, 2012

Terramed Plus is a project to promote Mediterranean audiovisual works among a Euro-Mediterranean audience. Every week, it publishes a list of its partners’ films, variety shows, and sitcoms to appear on its six partner satellite television...

Grant Project Activities, Institutions

27/04/2012

Project launched to support documentary filmmaking in Georgia, Armenia and AzerbaijanProject launched to support documentary filmmaking in Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan

A project has been launched to support documentary filmmaking in the South Caucasus, run by People in Need, Sakdoc Film and Internews Armenia. The CAUCADOC project is funded by the European Union through the Eastern Partnership Culture programme...

Institutions, Events and Festivals

06/03/2012

Ashton deeply concerned over Israeli raid on two Palestinian TV stationsAshton deeply concerned over Israeli raid on two Palestinian TV stations

EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton has expressed concern at last week’s Israeli raid on two Palestinian television stations in Ramallah, in which security forces seized equipment. “The High Representative is deeply concerned by the...

Institutions, Palestine

03/03/2012

Interview with Tunisian Minister of Culture, Mehdi MabroukInterview with Tunisian Minister of Culture, Mehdi Mabrouk

The National Centre for Cinema and Image is soon to have a director, and the Carthage Film Festival to be held in October

Mr. Mehdi Mabrouk, the new Tunisian Minister of Culture discussed cultural perspectives in his country in a long interview with Tunisie Afrique Presse (TAP). Regulations are currently being drafted for the National Centre for Cinema and Image...

Institutions, Events and Festivals, Tunisia

17/02/2012

CNC's "World Cinema Aid" approved by the European CommissionCNC's "World Cinema Aid" approved by the European Commission

Financial support is now available foreign audiovisual works co-produced with France

Through a decision passed on February 6, 2012, the European Commission has authorised the National Film and Moving Image Centre (CNC) to establish selective aid packages for international initiatives which are co-produced with companies operating...

Institutions, Industry

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