Of vital importance to the European film industry, public funding represents a key intersection point between public policy and market dynamics. From influential national film agencies to small-scale local initiatives, this new report provides a unique overview of the geographical spread, scale and scope of direct public funding to the sector.With authoritative answers to the key questions...How many funds? How are they financed? What is the total volume of funding? Which activities are supported? National versus regional funding - how do they differ? ... the report is an indispensable tool for industry professionals, policy makers, fund managers and researchers alike.