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02.04.12

Roberto Olla – Executive Director of Eurimages –Visited Tbilisi

On March 15, 2012 Tbilisi hosted Roberto Olla – Executive Director of Eurimages – Council of Europe Film Support Foundation. The Eurimages director was hosted by Georgian National Film Center

Roberto Olla met the representatives of the Georgian film sector and gave a presentation regarding Eurimages and its activities. Georgian producers got acquainted with Council of Europe Film Support Foundation and learned how Georgian film projects can apply for European financing. 

Within the framework of the visit, Roberto Olla met the representatives of the Ministry of Culture and Protection of Monuments and the authorities of Georgian movie-theaters. 

In accordance with Eurimages Board meeting decision taken in Helsinki, Finland, on June 10, 2011, Georgia became the 36th member of Eurimages. 

The aim of Eurimages is to support and promote European film industry by way of encouraging film coproduction and distribution as well as professional networking. Eurimages resources are obtained from the annual membership fees of its member states

The Foundation allocates financing in four key directions:

 - Support of co-production 

-  Support of distribution

 - Support of movie-theaters

 - Provision of digital technologies to the movie-theaters of Eurimage member states. 

 

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Council of Europe Office in Georgia