EUROPEAN RENDEZ-VOUS IN CANNES 2012
20 May to 21 May, 2012
Once again the European Commission will hold its European Rendezvous in Cannes.
Apart from meeting with important personalities from the European film industry, the Commissioner Vassiliou will award the 2012 MEDIA Prize and hold a conference for the professionals about the upcoming programme CREATIVE EUROPE.
MAY 20TH MEDIA PRIZE
Mrs Androulla Vassiliou, European Commissioner responsible for Education and Culture, will award the MEDIA Prize to the Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi and his French producer, Alexandre Mallet-Guy (Memento Films Production).
The MEDIA Prize is awarded to the best project, with strong international circulation potential, submitted by an author and his European producer.
MAY 21ST MEDIA CONFERENCE
The Festival de Cannes and the European Union invite professionals of cinema to participate to a conference on the new MEDIA Programme: CREATIVE EUROPE. Spotlight on recent initiatives of the European Commission in favour of the cinema industry