Katie James

Wales - Culture

Katie is responsible for promoting and facilitating Creative Europe’s Culture sub-programme in Wales. She works three days a week as Culture Manager at Creative Europe Desk UK - Wales, which is hosted by the Welsh Government’s Creative Industries Sector. 

Highlights from our international co-production event

Producing for the international market

In December 2017, Creative Europe Desk UK ran an event aimed at producers interested in developing and co-producing feature films for the international market.

The day-long programme covered international training opportunities, co-production case studies and European funding schemes with speakers from EAVE, Erich Pommer Institut and ACE Producers.

Catch up with the highlights featuring:

Register for the MEDIA stands at Cannes and MIFA

MEDIA stand

Registration is open for two MEDIA Umbrella Stands at major industry markets.

Marché du Film - Cannes Film Festival

Creative Europe will host a MEDIA stand in the European Pavilion at this year's Cannes Film Festival. There will also be MEDIA area for sales agents in the Marina Club. 

250 places will be available on the MEDIA Umbrella Stand offering a discounted accreditation rate of either:

UK films receive marketing support from EFP in Asia

Still from Pin Cushion

UK sales agents and films have received a promotional boost from European Film Promotion (EFP) at this year’s FILMART which takes places from 19 to 22 March in Hong Kong.

EFP has dedicated a total of €106,000 via their Film Sales Support (FSS) scheme which reimburses European sales companies for the promotion and marketing of European films outside of Europe.

MEDIA films on UK screens: March

Still taken from The Square

MEDIA supported releases on cinema screens

The Nile Hilton Incident (Sweden/Denmark/Germany)

In Cairo, weeks before the 2011 revolution, Police Detective Noredin is working in the infamous Kasr el-Nil Police Station when he is handed the case of a murdered singer. Upon realizing the involvement of Egypt’s powerful elite in the case, Noredin slowly changes sides to those who are defenceless against it.

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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