The MEDIA Programme is a support programme operated by the EU. Established in 1991, it focuses on promoting competitiveness and circulation of European audiovisual works on the international market. Since 1991, the Programme has been implemented in 5- to 7-year cycles. The MEDIA 2007 budget for the period of 2007-2013 is EUR 755 million. Like in the past, the new programme focuses on promoting activities associated with the pre-production of audiovisual works (training, development) as well as the stages that follow (distribution, promotion).
Ministry of Culture Czech Republic
The Ministry of Culture pursuant to Section 8 of Act No. 2/1969 Collection of Laws, on Establishment of Ministries and Other Central Governmental Agencies of the Czech Republic, as amended by the subsequent regulations, is a central governmental agency for art, culturally educational activities, cultural heritage, issues in connection with churches and religious societies, issues in connection with the press, including publishing non-periodical press and other informational means, preparation of bills and legal regulations in the sphere of radio and television broadcasting, the implementation of the Copyright Act, production and trade in the sphere of culture.
State Fund for the Support and Development of Czech Cinematography
The Fund is run by the Ministry of Culture Czech Republic. The aim of the Fund is to provide a source of funding and institutional endorsment for Czech film.
International Visegrad Fund
The International Visegrad Fund is an international organization based in Bratislava founded by the governments of the Visegrad Group (V4) countries—the Czech Republic, the Republic of Hungary, the Republic of Poland, and the Slovak Republic—in Štiřín, Czech Republic, on June 9, 2000. The purpose of the Fund is to facilitate and promote the development of closer cooperation among V4 countries through the grant support of common cultural, scientific and educational projects, youth exchanges, cross-border projects and tourism promotion, and through individual mobility programs.
Czech-German Fund for the Future
Established in 1997 as the result of the Czech-German Declaration, the Czech-German Fund for the Future aims to support understanding between Czech and Germans in various ways, increase the number of bilateral meetings and expand cooperation through support of joint projects, thus actively contributing to the renewal and strengthening of Czech-German relations.
Slovak Audiovisual Fund
Established in 2009, the basic mission of the Fund is to create conditions for a sustainable development of audiovisual culture and audiovisual industry in Slovakia by granting financial means mainly for the creation, production, presentation and public broadcasting of Slovak audiovisual works and the restoration and advancement of technological basis for the production and broadcasting of audiovisual works in the Slovak Republic.
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Polish Film Institute
The Polish Film Institute (Polski Instytut Sztuki Filmowej) was established in 2005 in accordance with the new cinema law. Its principal task is to provide the Polish film industry with modern support mechanisms - from the development of projects and production, to promotion, distribution and circulation of Polish and European films. It provides support from a concept to the screen, with a particular emphasis on international co-productions.
Austrian Cultural Forum in Prague
An Austrian Cultural Forum is an agency of the Federal Ministry for European and International Affairs, whose task consists of the cultural and scientific dialogue with artists and scientists of each particular host country. A Cultural Forum focuses on the specific needs of local users and partners, and works independently on different contents. The international network currently consists of 30 cultural forums.
Embassy of the United States of America
The U.S. Embassy in Prague works together with the Czech Republic to strengthen our partnership by advancing the key goals of regional stability, economic prosperity, and democratic transition within the Czech Republic and in Central Europe. Through its diplomatic and public activities, the U.S. Embassy seeks to ensure regional stability through our shared commitment to security organizations like NATO and the OSCE.
The One World International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival, organised by the People in Need foundation, is currently the largest human rights film festival in the world. More than 100,000 viewers attend it every year. Half of these festival-goers comprise audiences from our network of regional festivals, which has expanded this year to 33 towns and cities in Bohemia and Moravia.
Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival
Jihlava IDFF is a leading event for creative documentaries from Central and Eastern Europe. The festival programme rests on four competitions: Opus Bonum (international documentaries); Between the Seas (Central and East European documentaries); Czech Joy (Czech documentaries), and Fascinations (experimental documentaries).
Academia Film Olomouc
Academia Film Olomouc is the oldest festival in the Czech Republic to focus on consistent mapping of science documentary film. Its major goal is to present topical information from all spheres of knowledge, and thus promote science in general public, young audiences, and film and television professionals. It was founded in 1966 with mutual initiative of Short Film Prague, the Palacký University and the Czechoslovak Academy of Science. Presently the Palacký University in Olomouc is its main organizer.
SUŠG & VOŠG
The Multimedia Art College and Secondary Graphic Art School is one institution divided into two different schools as for education level, study programme, teachers, students, building and equipment. The Multimedia Art College was founded in 2001, its study programme was developed in cooperation with the Film and TV School of Academy of Performing Arts in Prague, Department of Animation.
Czech Film Center
The office of the Czech Film Center (CFC) was established in 2002 on the initiative of the Audiovisual Producers' Association (APA) with the goal of systematically profiling contemporary Czech cinema and the Czech film industry, primarily abroad. Structurally, the CFC is divided into 2 divisions: Film Promotion / Film Commission.
Founded in 1955, DOK Leipzig - International Leipzig Festival For Documentary and Animated Film - is the largest German and one of the leading international festivals for artistic documentary and animated films. Since the fall of the Berlin Wall, DOK Leipzig has developed into one of the most dynamic festivals for documentary and animated film, providing a high-quality programme and – since 2004 – additional industry offers.
EDN - European Documentary Network
EDN is a membership organisation for professionals working with documentary film and TV. EDN supports, stimulates and creates networks within the documentary sector, organizes numerous workshops, seminars and conferences and publishes DOX magazine and the EDN Financing Guide. More than 1000 members from over 60 countries have joined EDN.
Krakow Film Foundation
The Krakow Film Foundation is the main organiser of Krakow Film Festival existing since 1961. The Foundation started its activity in December 2003. It was established in order to increase the possibilities in different film-related fields. The main goals of the Foundation are popularization of film art and culture, film education, and promotion of high-quality films both in Poland and abroad.
The International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam was founded in 1988 in order to stimulate national and international documentary culture. IDFA is one of the leading documentary events in the world, offering filmmakers and producers an international platform for their new documentaries. Alongside the festival, two documentary markets take place during IDFA: Docs for Sale and the FORUM.
Documentary Campus is one of the most renowned professional training initiatives in Europe dedicated to international coproductions of high-quality documentaries for a large audience. Through workshops, seminars, symposia and a ten-month masterclass Documentary Campus shows the way, explaining in the most fundamental and practical terms the international standards and essential rules of the documentary film game.
sentimentalfilm is a Bratislava-based production company.
FAMU - Film and TV School of the Academy of Performing Arts
The Film and TV School (FAMU) is an integral part of the Academy of Performing Arts. Founded in 1947, it is among the oldest film schools in Europe. It is divided into nine departments: still photography, feature film, documentary, scriptwriting, cinematography, sound, animation and production and the recent establïshed interdisciplinary department - the Center of Audiovisual Studies.
Cinematik was created with thie idea of filling in gaps left by the current group of film festivals in Slovakia /Central Europe/. Our goal is to create an event whose long-term strategy is a clear orientation towards young film viewers, with an emphasis on developing their „film literacy”. We are striving to become a festival which attracts the attention of wide audiences due to its unique and relaxing atmosphere and not because of celebrities and red carpets.
Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania to the Czech Republic
Estonian Embassy in Prague
Polish Institute Prague
Festival Scope is a new platform for film professionals only, allowing programming of selected festivals around the world to be viewed online on demand. An allround tool to access the full potential of the international festival circuit.
Aerofilms is a Czech film distribution company that extends the activities of the three largest art-house cinemas in Prague, Bio Oko, Aero and Svetozor.
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NEWTON Media, a.s. is the largest multinational Central European company monitoring the media market. It provides complete content of news stories from print media (newspapers, magazines), television and radio news programmes, wire services, and the internet. It provides classic media monitoring, media analyses, sector digests, and early warning reports.
MÜTANTA is an open multidisicplinary platform ranging from graphic and interactive to product and interior design. Richard Rozhoň, Tom Varga, Dan Gonzalez, Jaromír Skácel.
laboratory is a space for research where we explore the boundaries of graphic design. We cooperate with a number of innovative professionals from various fields. (Petr Babák, 2003)
Orco Property Group
Orco Property Group je investorem, developerem a správcem nemovitostí v oblasti realit a hotelnictví ve střední Evropě. Společnost v regionu působí od roku 1991 a v současnosti spravuje majetek v hodnotě 2 miliardy euro.
AIRWAYNET a. s. is a dynamically growing company, for several years active in the very competitive telecommunications market. It specializes in offering professional services in broadband internet access for private and corporate clients, as well as for ISPs.
Published since 1991 by Sdružení přátel Cinepuru, o.s., Cinepur is a film bi-monthly that offers film reviews, essays, and commentaries. Each issue includes a section on a selected subject.
Doc Alliance Films
www.DAFilms.com is a Video on Demand platform focused on documentary and experimental films. The selective catalogue consists of over 700 films, with an emphasis on European cinema, available worldwide for a small fee for stream or download. Every month DAFilms.com expands its catalogue with the addition of up to 20 new titles chosen by the 7 partner festivals involved in the Doc Alliance - CPH:DOX Copenhagen, Doclisboa, DOK Leipzig, FID Marseille, Jihlava IDFF, Planete Doc Film Festival a Visions du réel Nyon. The films are selected on the basis of strict dramaturgic criteria, with an accent on their social and aesthetic value and signature style. Directors, producers, distributors and students are invited to register their films, thus offering them the possibility to make use of this unique legal distribution channel.
Czech Society for Film Studies
Founded in 2008, Czech Society for Film Studies (CEFS) is a civic association of scholars, teachers, students, archivists, critics and creators in the field of film and audiovisual media. CEFS activities include a website, journal, annual awards and regular conferences. Founding organizations: departments of film and audiovisual studies in the Czech Republic (in Prague, Brno and Olomouc) and National Film Archive.