Image: Cross Channel Film Lab is a Creative Europe funded course organised by Le Groupe Ouest, Creative England and Falmouth University.

Over 130 audiovisual training courses, markets and festivals continue to receive Creative Europe support

Results for three Creative Europe funding opportunities (Access to Markets, Training and Film Festivals) have recently been announced with over 130 organisations receiving continued support for their projects.

Access to Markets

29 industry events and activities designed to facilitate access to markets for European audiovisual professionals, and promote European audiovisual works, have received support totalling €465,434. This includes international events such as Good Pitch Europe, CineMart and Cartoon Movie as well as online information tools such as Cineuropa and Cinando.

For a full set of results, visit the EACEA website.

Training

58 training providers have received grants totalling over €7.8 million to deliver training activities with the aim of strengthening international business and co-operation in the audiovisual sector, allowing audiovisual professionals to acquire new skills through the sharing of knowledge from peers and senior professionals. Seven UK based training courses have continued to receive support through the scheme including;

  • The National Film And Television School’s Inside Pictures
  • BRITDOC Foundation’s Impact Producers Lab
  • Power To The Pixel’s The Pixel Lab: The Cross Media Workshop
  • Greater Manchester Arts Centre’s Feature Expanded
  • Independent Cinema Office’s Film Festival Development
  • Peaceful Fish Productions’ Enter Europe
  • Creative England’s Talent X

For a full set of results, visit the EACEA website. More detailed information on each course including contact details and deadlines can also be found in the dedicated Training & Networks section of their online guide.

Film Festivals

50 European film festivals have been awarded grants totalling over €2 million to programme a minimum of 70% European films, from at least 15 different countries. This includes the Leeds International Film Festival in the UK, as well as festivals in 20 other European countries.

For a full set of results, visit the EACEA website. More detailed information on each festival including contact details and deadlines can also be found in the dedicated European Film Festivals section of their online guide.

Interested in applying?

Grants for these three funding opportunities are awarded through 2-year Framework Partnership Agreements (FPAs) and the 2015 results represent the second year of the agreement for the supported organisations. Calls for new applicants for each of these schemes will be launched over the coming months. If you are a UK-based organisation looking to submit an application, please get in touch.

For inspiration you can also find an overview of all of the projects supported through these three schemes in the Audiovisual Training, Markets and Festivals section of our website.

Image: Cross Channel Film Lab is a Creative Europe-funded course organised by Le Groupe Ouest, Creative England and Falmouth University. Photo: Andreas Sterzing.