Special programs should help creators from Ukraine affected by the war continue to create.
Ukraine and the world's most popular streaming service Netflix begin cooperation. This was reported by representatives of the Ukrainian Film Academy on the website of the organization.
In addition to the film academy, House of Europe is also partnering with Netflix on creative support programs for Ukrainian creators.
The organizations have announced two initiatives to help Ukrainian creators who have been affected by the war or evacuated to other regions continue to work.
The programs will provide financial support and access to training and networking with experts. Candidates can apply on the websites of House of Europe and the Ukrainian Film Academy from July 28, 2022.
The program of the Ukrainian Film Academy provides:
- 48 screenwriting grants of $15,000 each for teams of two experienced film professionals (writer and producer);
- exclusive online sessions with international industry experts.
House of Europe-led program:
- 100 €1,000 scholarships for creators of all levels;
- Netflix training in filmmaking, post-production and pitching for beginner and intermediate professionals level.
“The Ukrainian film industry is going through difficult times, so it is very important that it continues to work and develop,” said Anna Machuh, executive director of the film academy.
Netflix streaming service at one time released a documentary film about the Revolution of Dignity 2013-14. The picture includes real footage of those events.
In particular, Netflix almost immediately left the Russian market after the start of full-scale Russian military aggression on the territory of Ukraine. Therefore, the shares of the streaming service fell by a quarter.