Describe the main features of the policy/measure:
Support for film productions co-produced with European partners (minority and majority co-productions, based on the European Convention on Cinematographic Co-production (Strasbourg, 1992) and the (revised) Council of Europe Convention on Cinematographic Co-production (Rotterdam, 2017), for the signatories that ratified it. The Republic of Serbia ratified this Convention in November 2018, which entered into force in March 2019. Conducting intercultural dialogue by strengthening cooperation and co-production projects of the film and audiovisual works, as well as channeling differences and polyphony of the national cinemas in Europe, where achievements are marked as national in all countries of origin of the co-producers. Namely, the policy of the Eurimage Fund determines the desirable character of the concept of a European project, defining first of all that the project must be realized by at least two co-producers, based in different countries, members of the Council of Europe or the Fund.
What are the results achieved so far through the implementation of the policy/measure?:
In the period 2017-2020, several international co-production projects with partners from Serbia were supported through this fund. For participation in the Fund, the Ministry of Culture and Information, on behalf of the Republic of Serbia, which has been a member of the Fund since 2005, pays an annual contribution of approximately 200,000.00 euros. The number of co-productions in which Serbia was the majority or minority partner in the period 2017-2020 is 10, mostly with the countries of the region.
Financial resources allocated to the policy/measure in USD:
The total allocated funds of the Eurimage Fund amount to 2,558,000.00 euros.
Partner(s) engaged in the implementation of the measure:
|Name of partner||Type of entity|
Film Center Serbia