EFF presents Creative Innovation Lab at Annecy Festival
04 June 2019

EFF presents Creative Innovation Lab at Annecy Festival

The European Film Forum at Annecy Animation Festival will look at how a Creative Innovation Lab can bring cultural and creative sectors together through digital projects. A Creative Innovation Lab is proposed under the new Creative Europe programme starting in 2021.

In 2019, the European Commission will launch two pilot actions aiming to instil an innovative mindset in the cultural and creative sectors. 

The EFF will look at existing trends and explore the industries within the cultural and creative sectors that have the most potential for collaboration. Discussions will focus on enabling technologies and the type of collaboration and support that would be most effective for the creative sectors.

EFF takes place on Thursday 13th June, 11:00am to 12:30pm, Salon Imperial, Imperial Palace. You can follow the EFF live here on Thursday 13th June from Annecy Festival. 

European Film Forum

The aim of the European Film Forum (EFF) is to develop a strategic policy agenda, opening up new perspectives on the challenges and opportunities brought about by the digital revolution. It was set up as the result of a proposal by the European Commission in its 2014 Communication on “European Film in the Digital Era”.

In the context of the Commission’s Digital Single Market Strategy, it is essential to discuss how the competitiveness, visibility and innovation capacity of the European audiovisual sector can be enhanced. The EFF is making a vital contribution to formulating European Commission thinking on key legislative initiatives and provided input for the proposal for the period 2021-2027. That included proposals for a significant increase  in the future MEDIA budget.