Montenegro and Kosovo accepted as member-states of the South Eastern Europe Cinema Network
Today in the frames of the 58th Thessaloniki International Film Festival the General Assembly of the South Eastern Europe Cinema Network on its’ 28th meeting decided to accept Montenegro and Kosovo as member-states of the Network.
The Bulgarian SEE national representative Gergana Dakovska and the director of the Bulgarian National Film Center Jana Karaivanova were present at the meeting.
The South Eastern Europe Cinema Network was founded in the spring of 2000 on the island of Hydra, where organizations representing the national cinemas of 11 countries in South Eastern Europe had met to set it up.
The Network seeks to develop collaboration between cinema professionals in its member states. To this end, it supports:
a) the Development of international co-productions (fiction films);
b) the Production of short films (which it part-funds).
The SEE Cinema Network also organizes events designed to promote films produced in its member states.
The Network draws its funding from its member nation’s cinema organizations.