Gayrettepe Mah. Barbaros Bulvarı No:163 / K:6, D:12 Beşiktaş / İSTANBUL


European Convention on Cinematographic Co-Production

The member States of the Council of Europe and the other States party to the European
Cultural Convention, signatory hereto,
Considering that the aim of the Council of Europe is to achieve a greater unity between its
members in order, in particular, to safeguard and promote the ideals and principles which
form their common heritage;
Considering that freedom of creation and freedom of expression constitute fundamental
elements of these principles;
Considering that the defence of cultural diversity of the various European countries is one of
the aims of the European Cultural Convention;
Considering that cinematographic co-production, an instrument of creation and expression of
cultural diversity on a European scale, should be reinforced;
Determined to develop these principles and recalling the recommendations of the Committee
of Ministers on the cinema and the audiovisual field, and particularly Recommendation
No. R (86) 3 on the promotion of audiovisual production in Europe;
Acknowledging that the creation of the European Fund for the Support of Co-production and
Distribution of Creative Cinematographic and Audiovisual Works, Eurimages, meets the
concern encouraging European cinematographic co-production and that a new driving force
has thus been given to the development of cinematographic co-productions in Europe;
Resolved to achieve this cultural objective thanks to a common effort to increase production
and define the rules which adapt themselves to European multilateral cinematographic coproductions as a whole;
Considering that the adoption of common rules tends to decrease restrictions and encourage
European co-operation in the field of cinematographic co-production,
Have agreed as follows:


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