Giuseppe Massaro (Director – Media Desk Italia) – Cagliari
The MEDIA program: a precious tool for the european audiovisual industry.

The actual MEDIA Program 2007 (2007-2013) will last in two years. With a budget of around 755 million euros, represent an high value for money for the European Commission, as it has already supported. in a very efficient way, all the audiovisual die, with dedicated financing lines. Overview of the MEDIA Program and analysis of strength and criticism on it.

Giuseppe Massaro (Director – Media Desk Italia) – Carbonia
New technologies, Production Guarantee Fund and Festival: MEDIA between innovation and tradition. Waiting “Creative Europe”, the future Program.

The twenty years’ MEDIA Program proposes, today, among the others, support lines to new distribution web services, both B2B and B2C, and a guarantee fund to audiovisual productions that favour the access to the credit for independent companies. The festival have a focused line of support too, with the aim of promoting the circulation of european works out the national boundaries. Moreover, the first indications on the fifth Program generation, preview in 2014, will be presented.