KIDS REGIO
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KIDS REGIO

KIDS REGIO

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99094 ERFURT, GERMANY

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In 2008 Cine Regio, European Network of Regional Film Funding institutions, started the KIDS Regio subgroup in order to initiate a platform, which shall help to improve the basis for valuable and promising European co-productions of children’s and youth films. As a first step, Film i Skåne hosted the first KIDS Regio Expert Meeting during BUFF International Children and Young People’s Film Festival in Malmö in 2008, initiated by Mitteldeutsche Medienförderung (MDM) and in co-operation with BUFF Financing Forum and Film i Skåne. During that meeting a discussion on the situation of children’s film in Europe was set up, beginning with an appraisal of conditions for production in the different regions, and aiming at the development of strategies to improve the situation of children’s film in Europe. In response to the results of the first KIDS Regio Expert Meeting and the suggestions made there and following an obvious need for further exchange, a follow-up conference on European childre