Catch up with the action from the 20th Europa Cinemas conference

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Hundreds of film professionals gathered at the 20th Europa Cinemas conference in Bucharest at the end of November to discuss the challenges facing the exhibition sector.

From debates on digital marketing to discussions about cinema’s place in the community, the three-day event saw representatives from the 1,126 cinema-strong network share their failures as well as celebrate their successes.

Recap on panel discussions

Success for two UK publishers in Literary Translation 2017 results

Two UK independent publishing houses are being awarded €109,420 to produce, promote and translate slates of literary works from one European language to another. 

In the results of the 2017 Literary Translation call, as part of Creative Europe's Culture sub-programme, London-based Oneworld Publications is supported with €54,000 for its project Oneworld Translated Fiction Programme.

The Commission launch new call for media literacy projects

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The European Commission is looking for proposals for a pilot project to promote media literacy.

The project aims to increase citizens' ability to think critically about content they receive through social media, as well as traditional media, and to promote a more responsible use of the internet. 

Proposals can cover a broad range of approaches, including:

New Horizon 2020 call to support the cultural and creative industries

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The European Commission has launched a call, as part of the Horizon 2020 programme, to investigate inclusive and sustainable growth in the cultural and creative industries.

Recognising the sectors’ contribution to employment and growth, even in times of economic crisis, the European Commission is looking to formulate a series of evidence-based  policy recommendations to help mobilise and connect the sectors as well as increase awareness of the economic and societal issues at stake.

Supporting Creative Europe’s future in the UK

While UK organisations and companies continue to be eligible to submit applications to Creative Europe for now, the UK’s role in the programme after the EU exit remains uncertain. 

Many political and sector representatives from the UK and other European countries are calling for UK participation in Creative Europe to continue.

The following list highlights some of the campaigns and recommendations being made. 

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