The Audio and Visual Fund

Arts Council Norway
Key objectives of the measure:

To promote the production and dissemination of recorded sound and film, including the international promotion and dissemination of works.

Scope of the measure:
Nature of the measure:
Main feature of the measure:

Grants from the Audio and Visual Fund are allocated in accordance with the interests of right holders in the music, film, stage and visual arts sectors. The Fund is also a collective compensation to right holders for the legal reproduction of copyright-protected works for private use. It is distributed as project grants with all the applications being assessed by expert committees and the grants awarded by the Board of the Fund.

Results expected through the implementation of the measure:

To increase the production and dissemination of high quality artistic works within a wide range of genres, cf. the key objectives mentioned above.

Financial resources allocated to implement the measure:

USD 4 369 158 in 2016 (NOK 37.4 million).

Goal(s) of UNESCO's 2005 Convention
Cultural Domain(s)
Cinema/ Audiovisual Arts
Performing Arts
Visual Arts