2015 Audience Development results published
Details of the latest projects selected through the MEDIA sub-programme’s Audience Development scheme have now been made available, with 12 projects and 58 partner organisations sharing a total amount of €1.8 million. The scheme is divided into two separate actions:
Action1 – Film Literacy
Seven projects were supported through this action in 2015, three of which (marked with a *) are newly supported initiatives. For the first time, a UK partner is involved with MOVING CINEMA, with the Scottish-based Centre for the Moving Image joining three other European partners to help deliver this project in its second year.
The seven supported projects are:
- ABCinema PLUS
- Cine Caravan: Culture_City_Cinema (*)
- CinEd, European Cinema Education for Youth (*)
- Doc Alliance Academy
- European Films for Innovative Audience Development (*)
- MOVING CINEMA. Methodologies, Strategies and Tools for Children and Young People to Appreciate European Films and Become an Active Audience
- Wrap! Must see European Cinema for Young People (previously the European Children’s Film Catalogue)
Action 2 – Audience Development
Four of the five projects selected under this action have been funded for a second year, with one project (New World Cinema) receiving a grant for the first time.
Scottish organisation SDI Productions will be a returning partner on the Moving Docs project which creates innovative outreach strategies and provides opportunities for urban and rural European audiences to enjoy regular screenings of documentary films through a wide variety of media and platforms.
The five supported projects are:
The full set of results are available from the EACEA website.
Interested in applying?
This scheme is due to re-open in October and we are keen to hear proposals for exciting and inovative new projects from the following groups:
Action 1: Film institutes, film heritage institutions, festivals, film clubs and other organisations active in film and media literacy, in particular for children and young people.
Action 2: Sales agents, distribution companies, festivals, TV-broadcasters, cinemas, online platforms and film promotion associations, etc.
An overview of the scheme is available in the funding opportunities section of our website. If you are a UK-based organisation/company and would like more information on how to submit an application please get in touch with a member of the team.
Image: KineDok is a Creative Europe-funded online catalogue of films from Central and Eastern Europe, screened at more than 20 non-traditional venues in the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania and Croatia.
03 Sep 2015