CUMEDIAE joins the discussion on the New European Agenda for Culture

On February 6th CUMEDIAE joined the event Modernising Cultural and Creative Industries within the EU: Discussing the New European Agenda for Culture, hosted by Public Policy Exchange, where Chairman Ignasi Guardans participated as key speaker.Together with him Ana Gaio, Senior Lecturer at School of Arts and Social Sciences at City University London (Event Chair), Sophie Dowden, Policy Officer at Culture Action Europe, Grégoire Polad, Director General at Association of Commercial Television in Europe, Laura Houlgatte, CEO at International Union of

CUMEDIAE Intern Francesca reflects… “In the trait d’union of Europe”

At the end of this experience I realise how these last 4 months flew away. Although it was only 4 months, I can swear that it had the same density and intensity of any other year of a life. And I’m not just speaking about the huge stock of skills and information I collected during my time here in CUMEDIAE.  I’m also speaking about the human part. I had the chance to meet lots of

GO VOTE! CUMEDIAE joins CAE in its campaign for a democratic, human and inclusive EU

As European elections approach, CUMEDIAE supports Culture Action Europe in its appeal to foster a stronger recognition of the cultural dimension of the European Union and culture’s contribution to Europe, and to encourage voters to make their voice heard by participating in the European Parliamentary elections.  In these difficult times, where Europe’s core values and democracy are under threat, culture plays a fundamental role in the progress of the EU as a necessary source of unity and

Culture remains the solution: a call to support Racines

CUMEDIAE is very disappointed to receive news of the troubles now faced by Racines, a moroccan NGO advocating for the integration of culture in to public human, social and economic policies and an organisation with which we have collaborated well with over the years. The court ruled in late December 2018, after the governor of Casablanca-Anfa filed a complaint over Racines’ hosting of the satirical online show 1 dîner, 2 cons, where some guests criticized

CUMEDIAE’s Chairman will participate as a key speaker in Public Policy Exchange Symposium.

Our Chairman and co-founder Ignasi Guardans will participate to a symposium organised by Public Policy Exchange on “Modernising Cultural and Creative Industries within the EU: Discussing the New European Agenda for Culture” on February 6, 2019. The conference, hosted by Thon Hotel Brussels City Centre, Brussels, will evaluate recent initiatives and policy developments in the field of Cultural and Creative Industries from the EU to tackle the emerging challenges to the sector. Together with the

CUMEDIAE publishes an unprecedented handbook “Gender-related Opportunities in the Audiovisual Sector” in the framework of the project SouthMed WiA

Together with the team behind the project “SouthMed WiA, Towards Greater Gender Equality: Promoting the Role and Image of Women in the Southern Mediterranean Audiovisual Sector”, CUMEDIAE has carried out an extensive research and published an unprecedented handbook under the title “Gender-related Opportunities in the Audiovisual Sector”. The new publication fills an important gap in the existing publications available to film professionals. For the first time ever, in Arabic and in English, a book puts