Euromed Audiovisual – Euro-Mediterranean Audiovisual Co-operation

Project Duration
2005 - 2008
€15 million (MEDA)

Countries covered:

  • Algeria
  • Egypt
  • Israel
  • Jordan
  • Lebanon
  • Morocco
  • Palestine *
  • Syria *
  • Tunisia

Brief Description

Enhances the audiovisual and cinema sectors in Mediterranean Partner Countries, thus promoting cooperation and mutual understanding with the EU.
Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Occupied Palestinian Territory, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey

Actions in brief















































  • Supports the development, promotion, distribution and circulation of Mediterranean and European audiovisual products.

  • Carries out training and development workshops in which over 520 audiovisual professionals participate.

  • Holds some 500 screenings of recent Arab and European films in 21 cities, seen by 100,000 people (through Med-Screen and Caravan projects).

  • 1 621 528 persons were brought together thanks to the various promotion and distribution projects (40 events organised in Europe and in the MEDA region since March 2006), 150 film releases were supported in partnership with 200 distributors and cinema managers.

  • 40 films on the go, some of them finalised such as the documentary Magharat Maria, written and realised by Buthina Canaan Khoury and which was awarded a silver "Muhr" in the International film festival in Dubaï in 2007.

  • Supported the realisation and distribution of the emblematic movie "The band's visit" by Eran Kolirin.

  • Creates a legal database containing information on copyright and related rights in the Mediterranean Partner Countries and a database for professional and institutional contacts.

  • Runs an updated, active and informative website.
















































































































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