Cork Film Festival Awarded MEDIA Film Festival Funding
05 September 2018

Cork Film Festival Awarded MEDIA Film Festival Funding

Congratulations to Cork Film Festival on their successful MEDIA Film Festivals funding award! Cork Film Festival 63rd edition is on from 9th -18th November 2018. This year, thirty-one Film Festivals from eigtheen countries received Creative Europe funding out of a total of 102 applications. The final selections consist of: 

  • 18 global film festivals 
  • 5 documentary festivals 
  • 4 short film festivals 
  • 3 animation festivals 
  • 1 festival dedicated to young audiences (KUKI Berlin).

Cork Film Festival is one of four festivals that have received funding for the first time including Gijón International Film Festival, Spain; Go Short International Short Festival, Netherlands; and Verzio International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival, Hungary. 

The Film Festivals scheme supports festivals that programme a majority of European films from at least fifteen countries that participate in the MEDIA sub-programme. Festivals that invest in developing new audiences and increasing levels of film literacy through outreach activities receive higher points.

You can read the full set of Film Festival results here