The Federal Foreign Office is the foreign Ministry of the Republic of Germany, a federal agency responsible for both the country’s foreign politics and its relationship with the European Union. In the context of the program – Development of cooperation with civil society in the countries of the Eastern Partnership- the Federal Government promotes the necessary transformation and internal integration processes in the countries of the Eastern Partnership (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine) and Russia.
The MEDIA sub-programme of Creative Europe supports the EU film and audiovisual industries financially in the development, distribution and promotion of their work. It helps to launch projects with a European dimension and nurtures new technologies; it enables European films and audiovisual works including feature films, television drama, documentaries and new media to find markets beyond national and European borders; it funds training and film development schemes.
Lithuanian Film Centre runs the Film Register and grants film indexes based on age restrictions on the audience. The aim of the Film Register is to record and store information about films distributed and publicly screened in Lithuania in order to ensure the protection of copyright and related rights. Films are indexed by setting age restrictions on the audience by the Lithuanian Film Centre at the proposal of the Film Indexing Commission. With the Lithuanian Tax incentives scheme, the production company receives up to 20% of the budget when filming in Lithuania and the local donor is motivated by the opportunity to reduce the local corporate income tax.
Since 1991 the Foundation for German-Polish Cooperation makes it possible to carry out various projects for German and Polish Co-Organizers. The foundation is based in Warsaw, but all its issues are decided through equal co-determinants of German and Polish bodies.
The Polish Film Institute was established in 2005 when a new cinematography law was passed by the Polish parliament. It aims to create prolific conditions for Polish film culture, supports all forms of international collaborations and helps restore Polish cinema culture.