BE FESTIVAL performance and I, Daniel Blake

Read our biennial reports: Creative Europe in the UK in 2014-2015

Creative Europe Desk UK has today published two biennial reports outlining Creative Europe support for the UK’s cultural, creative and audiovisual sectors in 2014 and 2015. The reports found that Creative Europe has supported 230 UK cultural and creative organisations and audiovisual companies as well as the cinema distribution of 84 UK films in other European countries with grants totalling €40 million during the first two years of the programme.

Through Creative Europe's MEDIA sub-programme, €28.5 million was invested in the UK's audiovisual sector to support film, TV and video games:

  • 82 UK companies and 53 UK cinemas in the Europa Cinemas network benefitted directly from grants totalling €16 million
  • 84 British films had their distribution supported in other European countries with €12.5 million of investment.

Through Creative Europe's Culture sub-programme, 95 cultural, creative and heritage sector organisations in the UK received €11.3 million over the two years.

Read the two reports on Creative Europe’s MEDIA and Culture sub-programme support in the UK below:

You can download the press releases about the report and contact Katie Haines, Marketing and Communications Lead, Creative Europe Desk UK, for more information. 

Images: (left) The winner of the Palme d’Or at Cannes Festival 2016, I, Daniel Blake, directed by Ken Loach, is one of the projects funded through the Slate Development scheme. Image courtesy of Sixteen Films; (right) Acrophobia by Liv & Tobi, performance at BE FESTIVAL 2015. This Birmingham-based festival is part of a Cooperation Project called International Young Makers in Action. Photo © Alex Brenner