Title
Filmbeleid in Vlaanderen en Denemarken : een comparatieve analyseFilmbeleid in Vlaanderen en Denemarken : een comparatieve analyse
Author
Faculty/Department
Faculty of Social Sciences. Communication Sciences
Publication type
article
Publication
Houten,
Subject
Sociology
Art
Source (journal)
Tijdschrift voor communicatiewetenschap. - Houten
Volume/pages
38(2010):2, p. 172-186
ISSN
1384-6930
Carrier
E
Target language
Dutch (dut)
Abstract
Flanders and Denmark are highly comparable regions, particularly regarding their film sectors, which makes it interesting to compare their success and to take a closer look at the policy towards feature film support in both regions. This research focuses on the year 2007 and is based on an analysis of film policy documents and facts and figures about the Flemish and Danish film sectors.It turns out that the Danish government allocates much more money to the direct support of feature films than the Flemish government does. In addition, there are some important structural differences in their film policies. While Denmark chooses to support artistic and commercial films via separate support systems, Flanders has one support system for both types of film. Regarding the success of the films, we see that Danish films attracted a bigger domestic audience and won twice as many prizes on international film festivals than Flemish films.