The MEDIA sub-programme of Creative Europe supports the EU film and audiovisual industries financially in the development, distribution and promotion of their work. It helps to launch projects with a European dimension and nurtures new technologies; it enables European films and audiovisual works including feature films, television drama, documentaries and new media to find markets beyond national and European borders; it funds training and film development schemes.
The Federal Foreign Office is the foreign Ministry of the Republic of Germany, a federal agency responsible for both the country’s foreign politics and its relationship with the European Union. In the context of the program – Development of cooperation with civil society in the countries of the Eastern Partnership- the Federal Government promotes the necessary transformation and internal integration processes in the countries of the Eastern Partnership (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine) and Russia.
The Polish Film Institute was established in 2005 when a new cinematography law was passed by the Polish parliament. It aims to create prolific conditions for Polish film culture, supports all forms of international collaborations and helps restore Polish cinema culture.
Since 1991 the Foundation for German-Polish Cooperation makes it possible to carry out various projects for German and Polish Co-Organizers. The foundation is based in Warsaw, but all its issues are decided through equal co-determinants of German and Polish bodies.
The Goethe-Institut is a non-profit German cultural association operating worldwide in promoting the study of the German language abroad and encouraging international cultural relations. The Goethe-Institut fosters knowledge about Germany by providing information on German culture, society and politics which includes the exchange of film, music, theatre and literature.
The film and media foundation of North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW) is a film subsidization institute based in Duesseldorf. It supports the film and media industry in NRW or within NRW collaborations both culturally and economically.