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Three Studies on Cultural Industries

ACPCultures+, 2017

The ACPCultures+ Programme, implemented by the Secretariat of the ACP (Africa, Caribbean and Pacific) Group of States and funded under the European Union's 10th European Development Fund (EDF), recently published three studies on cultural industries: Study on the Artistic, Economic and Social Impacts of 6 ACP Festivals on ACP Cultural Industries, by Catherine Buresi; Study on the Economic and Artistic Challenges and Benefits of Online Diffusion and Distribution of ACP Cultural Content, by Destiny Tchehouali; and Study on Alternative and Innovative Funding Mechanisms for ACP Cultural Industries, by Keith Nurse, all conducted under the Support Programme to the Africa, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Cultural Industries. The Final Reports, Executive Summaries, and Conclusions and Recommendations of all three studies are available online at acpculturesplus.eu/?q=en/content/our-studies

Study on the Artistic, Economic and Social Impacts of 6 ACP Festivals on ACP Cultural Industries
By Catherine Buresi, ACPCultures+, 2017

The study contains an analysis of the social and economic, professional, cultural and artistic benefits of the contribution of six festivals in terms of promoting cultural diversity, marketing and circulation of works, networking professionals, and an analysis of the financial stability of festivals. The report includes recommendations to enhance the impact of these festivals.

Study on the Economic and Artistic Challenges and Benefits of Online Diffusion and Distribution of ACP Cultural Content
By Destiny Tchehouali, ACPCultures+, 2017

The study analyzes existing monetization processes for online diffusion and distribution of ACP cultural content and their economic and artistic impact on the ACP sectors of music, literature, design, fashion, visual arts, photography, audiovisual and cinema.

Study on Alternative and Innovative Funding Mechanisms for ACP Cultural Industries
By Keith Nurse, ACPCultures+, 2017

This study aims to define and identify general trends characterizing the alternative and innovative private and public funding mechanisms and measures in the ACP cultural sector, existing as well as those that might be implemented by providing concrete examples of easily transferable practices and policies implemented in the ACP States and internationally. It also aims to formulate recommendations to ACP and Western policymakers, partners and investors, useful in the formulation of the cultural sector support strategies.