The European Union on Wednesday unveiled quotas for European films with providers like Netflix and new rules protect children from harmful content online. EU consumer affairs commissioner Vera Jourova said the package "is an important step to bring consumer protection (...)
The Declaration of the Third Meeting of the Pacific Ministers of Culture held on 25 May in Hagatna, Guam, calls for strengthening creative industries through the ratification of UNESCO’s Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions. This is a major development following Samoa’s ratification of the Convention in 2015, making it the first Pacific Island to have ratified the Convention to date.
Par GUILLAUME CHAMPEAU Sur proposition du gouvernement, le Sénat a supprimé le démantèlement de la Haute autorité pour la diffusion des œuvres et la protection des droits sur internet (Hadopi), qui avait été programmée pour 2022. L’abrogation de la loi Hadopi était pourtant une (...)
RELEASE - On 25th May, the European Commission released several legislative proposals related to digital matters (on geoblocking, internet platforms, audiovisual media services). The European Coalitions for Cultural Diversity are pleased to note a significant and welcome evolution of the European Executive’s position vis-à-vis its ambition for culture in the digital environment. More particularly, they welcome the proposal of revision of the (...)
Amongst this report’s findings the fact that between 2006-13 84% of public funding for film production in Europe went to male directors. Yet in one sample year, 2013, women’s films gained more nominations to festivals and critical success than those of men.
The British Film Institute have agreed to go 50:50 by 2020 on funding for directors, following their counterparts at the Swedish Film Institute.
The trade of cultural goods doubled during the period 2004-2013 despite a global recession and a massive shift among consumers of movies and music towards web-based services. A new report from the UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS), The Globalisation of Cultural (...)
Nos consommations de contenus culturels dématérialisés deviennent massivement productrices de données. La CNIL alimente le débat sur la place des algorithmes dans nos choix et sur les manières de redonner du contrôle aux utilisateurs. Les industries culturelles et créatives (...)
“The diversity of cultural expressions not only shows the identity of a nation, but also allows creative people to contribute towards their country by expressing themselves and sometimes they become instrumental in promoting change in societies,” Irawan Karseno, from the (...)
Depuis sa mise en place en 2012, le chapitre Arterial Network Gabon s’est constitué comme le premier réseau culturel présent sur le territoire gabonais. Ses activités ont toujours été orientées vers la création d’un cadre de discussion et d’action sur des questions culturelles. (...)
The video interview with Charles Vallerand on the impact of the digital era on the audiovisual sector was conducted by the research group Cultural and Audiovisual Diversity at University Carlos III of Madrid (Spain). The group has received funding for its two-year (...)
Are you an artist or creator? An NGO or a non-profit private body or a public body, whose activities contribute to the promotion of culture and artistic creation? If your project is compliant with the criteria indicated in the Operational Guidelines of the International Fund for the Promotion of Culture (IFPC), you can submit your project application and be considered in order to benefit from the financial support of the Fund. Priority is given to young artists and creators aged 18 to 30 years old.
Only a limited number of projects will be approved for funding.
Deadline for submission is 31 May 2016 at noon CEST - Paris, France time.
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142 States as well as the European Union have so far ratified the
Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions