European Film Promotion (EFP) has been delighted to continue its successful partnership with European Women's Audiovisual Network (EWA) for an exclusive virtual conversation between the selected female directors of this year’s EUROPE! VOICES OF WOMEN IN FILM – programme as part of the Sydney Film Festival (8 – 19 June, 2022).
EWA’s Strategy Consultant Tamara Tatishvili moderated the online panel which was recorded shortly before the start of the festival and is now available online. Apart from a brief introduction of the filmmakers, the panel also explores representation of gender in film and filmmaking. Managing Director Sonja Heinen participates in the discussion for EFP.
This was the third time that European Film Promotion (EFP) had teamed up with the European Women's Audiovisual Network (EWA). EWA Network is a pan-European organisation advocating for gender equality in the European audiovisual sector. It acts as an international community that globally connects women audiovisual professionals. At the core of EWA Network's strategy is the fight for gender equality with the approaches of inclusiveness and intersectionality in the European audiovisual industry.
EUROPE! VOICES OF WOMEN IN FILM, in collaboration with Sydney Film Festival, is made possible thanks to the support of Creative Europe – the MEDIA Programme of the European Union, Eurimages, and the participating national film promotion institutes, EFP’s member organisations: Cinecittà (Italy), Danish Film Institute, Finnish Film Foundation, German Films, Romanian Film Development, SEE NL (The Netherlands), Screen Ireland / Fís Éireann, Slovenian Film Centre, Swedish Film Institute, and SWISS FILMS. EUROPE! VOICES OF WOMEN IN FILM is also continuing its successful cooperation with the European Women's Audiovisual Network (EWA) and Festival Scope. The main media partner is Screen International, with Fade to Her and Fred Film Radio as additional media partners.
Sydney Film Festival is a major event on the New South Wales cultural calendar and is one of the world’s longest-running film festivals. Sydney Film Festival is supported by the NSW Government through Create NSW, the Federal Government through Screen Australia and the City of Sydney.