The City of Wroclaw is situated on the river Odra in lower Silesia. Being Poland’s fourth biggest city, Wroclaw offers plenty of various cultural sights and activities. The City of Wroclaw was announced European Capital of Culture 2016.
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.
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 International Visegrád Fund is an organization based in Bratislava, founded by the Viségrad group (V4): the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and the Slovak Republic. Its main objective is to promote Viségrad identity and friendship between the countries and neighbors of the V4, and to develop and strengthen mutual ties through joint cultural, artistic, scientific, research and educational projects.
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.
The film and media foundation of North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW) is a film subsidization institute based in Duesseldorf. It supports the film and media industry in NRW or within NRW collaborations both culturally and economically.
Creative Europe Desk Poland represents the EU programme for 2014-2020. The new programme – Creative Europe, which replaces the outgoing MEDIA, Culture and MEDIA Mundus programmes, represents a €1.46 billion boost for the audiovisual, cultural and creative sectors over the next seven years – the programme will provide support for European culture, cinema, television, music, literature, performing arts, heritage and related areas.
Creative Europe Desk Poland organizes training sessions, conferences and seminars with the participation of Polish and international experts, and provides consulting services to companies of the cultural and audiovisual sector.
The Goethe-Institut is a non-profit German cultural association operating worldwide in promoting the study of the German language abroad and encouraging international cultural relations. The Goethe-Institut fosters knowledge about Germany by providing information on German culture, society and politics which includes the exchange of film, music, theatre and literature.