The course

Partners of the
“DigiTraining Plus: European Cinemas Experiencing New Technologies” course

The Finnish Film Foundation
The Finnish Film Foundation's task is to support and develop Finnish film production, distribution and exhibition. The Finnish Film Foundation is an independent foundation which is supervised by the Department for Cultural Policy in the Ministry of Education. The Finnish Film Foundation grants film production support, exhibition and distribution support and support for international activities. FFF has subsidied digitatisation since 2007: now almost 40 % of the screens in Finland are digital and more than 90 % of them are 3D capable. FFF plans to have all screens in Finland digital at the end of the year 2013.

The Finnish Chamber of Films

The Finnish Chamber of Films was founded in 1923. It is the central organisation of the associations in the Finnish film field. Its members include The Finnish Film Exhibitors' Association and The Finnish Film Distributors' Association. The office services of The Central Organisation of Finnish Film Producers are also organised by The Finnish Chamber of Films.

(taken from The Finnish Chamber of Films website,

Estonian Film Foundation
The Estonian Film Foundation (EFF) was established in 1997 by the Government of Estonia as a private legal institution with the task of financing Estonian film production, establishing and developing international film contacts, promoting Estonian films at home and abroad, supporting the training of Estonian filmmakers and audiovisual professionals, creating and maintaining Estonian film databases.

EFF is financed from the state budget and operates under the auspices of the Estonian Ministry of Culture.

The Estonian Film Foundation represents Estonia at international film festivals, markets and organisations. Estonia is a member of MEDIA Plus, the European Audiovisual Observatory and Eurimages.
EFF operates under the auspices of the Estonian Ministry of Culture.

Other partners and supporters include:

ANEC - Italy's National Exhibitors' Association
AG Kino - Germany's National Exhibitors' Association
CICAE - International Confederation of Art House Cinemas
Erich Pommer Institut (Germany)
UK Film Council
EDCF - European Digital Cinema Forum

Reeltime Cinemas (UK)
Yelmo Cines (Spain)

XDC (Belgium)
Sound Associates (UK)
Arts Alliance Media (UK)
More2Screen (UK)
RealD (USA)
Emerging Pictures (USA)
Microcinema (Italy)