THE STORY SO FAR
Year 2015 was a milestone in the timeline of Cineregio, as the organization celebrated its 10th anniversary, representing ten years of protecting European cultural diversity under CineRegio's umbrella.
The celebration was held on May, 18th, during Cannes Film Festival, after CineRegio's General Assembly. Both CineRegio members and representatives of the film industry and of European institutions gathered to celebrate the moment.
On June 19th and 20th around 80 European children’s film industry experts from 18 countries came together at the KIDS Regio Forum 2014. At the two day conference a wide range of representatives from within the European film industry met.
11 February, 2013, the Cine-Regio members met in Berlin, Landesvertretung Hamburg, for a Strategic Meeting. On the agenda was a presentation of the Cine-Regio Focus Report 2013 "Well-being and why regional film funds should care".
On February 13th 2012, a Cine-Regio workshop took place in Berlin.
The topic was "From Film to Creative Industry".
Presentations were made by Cine-Regio members Vincent Leclercq, CRRAV and Alex Navarro, ICIC – followed by discussion & exchange of views.
May 2011. A historical moment - all 5 founding members of Cine-Regio gathered at the 6th Cine-Regio Assembly in Cannes.
On January 1st 2010, the Cine-Regio secretariat moved from Göteborg, Sweden to Aarhus, Denmark, with support from Region Central and Region North Denmark, the "home" of Cine-Regio member West Danish Film Fund. New chairman is Søren Poulsen, Manager, Filmby Aarhus (3rd person from right on picture).
In June 2009, the conference The Future of European Children's Film | 1st KIDS Regio Forum took place in Erfurt, Germany.
Authors, directors and producers as well as sales agents, distributors, TV representatives, funders and representatives of lobby groups, from 16 European countries, met and discussed possible synergies and strategies in order to improve the situation of the European children’s film.
In June 2008, CINE EURO Training for producers were launched in Edinburgh, initiated by regional film agency Screen South. The programme will be delivered with the support of Film Export UK and Cine Regio.
In April, 2007 the Cine-Regio secretariat moved their office to Lindholmen Science Park, a new progressive area in Göteborg where many creative companies and organizations are situated, among others Film i Väst.
On March 1st 2006, the Cine-Regio secretariat moved to Göteborg, Sweden, with support from the region of Västra Götaland, the home of the Cine-Regio member Film i Väst. Charlotte Appelgren was appointed Secretary-General of Cine-Regio.
On May 11th 2005, Cine-Regio was officially registered under Belgium law, as a non-profit organization “a.i.s.b.l.” (Association Internationale Sans But Lucratif). At Cine-Regio a.i.s.b.l.’s 1st General Assembly in Cannes, May 2005, Cine-Regio counted 15 regional film funds from 11 different European countries.