• 10/04/2017
    Winners of the European film contest were announced today. The European Commission launched the contest at the beginning of this year to promote Europe's unique diversity of films, TV programmes and video games among young Europeans and the general public. Participants were asked to identify 25 films and other audiovisual works that received support from the Creative Europe MEDIA programme.
  • 03/04/2017
    MEDIA continues its stakeholders'dialogue under the European Film Forum (EFF) series with the next EFF taking place on 6th of April. Organised for the first time in Vilnius, the EFF will focus on promotion and prominence of audiovisual works, tackling topics that are particularly relevant for smaller scale markets, but at the same time are equally important for the European film industry as a whole.
  • 02/03/2017
    The European Investment Fund and Libra Internet Bank have today signed the first guarantee agreement in Romania, supported under the new Cultural and Creative Sectors Guarantee Facility from the EU's Creative Europe programme.
  • 23/02/2017
    Twenty-three films supported by the MEDIA programme were nominated for the Césars Awards taking place on 24 February.
  • 20/02/2017
    Five films supported by the Creative Europe MEDIA programme were awarded with Golden and Silver Bears at the 67th Berlin International Film Festival (Berlinale), one of the world's major film festivals.
  • 30/01/2017
    The European Investment Fund and Bpifrance have signed a guarantee agreement – the first in France supported under the new Cultural and Creative Sectors Guarantee Facility from the EU's Creative Europe programme.
  • 24/01/2017
    These 10 movies, supported by the MEDIA programme with a total of €4 millions, account for 12 nominations in 7 categories. Among others, Toni Erdmann, Land of Mine and A man called Ove3 are competing for the best foreign film.
  • 26/09/2016
    The Giant (Jätten) by Johannes Nyholm (SE, DK) has won the Special Jury Prize at San Sebastian Film Festival. In total €422.370 were invested in the 7 EU MEDIA supported movies awarded this weekend.
  • 26/07/2016
    In spring 2017, DG CONNECT will organise the evaluation of H2020 proposals submitted under ICT-20-2017 on Tools for smart digital content in the creative industries.
  • 29/06/2016
    Lack of financing in the cultural and creative sector is widely acknowledged to be a barrier to European scale successes. This new financial instrument aims at providing opportunities to thousands of Small and Medium Enterprises.