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European film in the digital era

October, 2014

EU policy document

A Communication from the European Commission to the European Parliament, Council, Economic and Social Committee, and Committee of the Regions concerning European film in the digital era and its role in bridging cultural diversity and competitiveness.

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Policy handbook on promotion of creative partnerships

October, 2014

Report

The Open Method of Coordination (OMC) expert group received its mandate by the Council through the 2011–2014 Work Plan on Culture. The group was asked to ‘identify and model the types of successful partnerships and practices, including their positive impacts’. This report makes concrete suggestions on how creative partnerships can be operated and it recommends that policymakers, at national and regional or local level, consider ways to support them as strategic tools for social and business innovation.

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Creative Europe, what's in it for me?

October, 2014

Publication

The EU is investing €1.46 billion in the audiovisual and cultural sectors through Creative Europe (2014-2020), which replaces the previous Culture and MEDIA programmes. If you're a cultural or audiovisual organisation, then this brochure can tell you what's in it for you.

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Policy handbook on artists' residencies

June, 2014

EU policy document

The aim of the pplicy handbook is to provide an analysis of the value of artists’ residencies and to identify examples of good practice. It also looks at recent trends, benefits and success factors to inform policymakers and practitioners of the best way to support and develop residency programmes in the 21st century.

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Survey on access to finance for cultural and creative sectors

October, 2013

Study

This study provides a much-needed in-depth review of the market potential of the EU's cultural and creative sectors. It analyses the sector's structure and disproves oft-heard clichés about its supposed lack of profitability. On a more detailed level it charts the specific financial needs of Europe's creative entrepreneurs as well as their difficulties in accessing private financing.

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Study on the impact of the EU Prizes for culture

October, 2013

Study

The purpose of this study is to measure the impact of the Prizes, specifically in terms of their prestige and reach, but also their influence on the sectors in which they operate and the wider social and economic policy imperatives they support.

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