Creative Economy

How to convince the creative investor?[1]

The ambition of the European Union is to address the EUR 8 billion funding gap which is preventing the cultural and creative sector (CCS)[2] from growing, creating more jobs and stimulating economic and social renaissance. The European CCS is world leader in creativity but lacks the capacity to scale-up largely because of a deficiency in … Suite

Communiqué – 14.02.2019 – KEA delivers an analysis on opportunities for the audiovisual sector to benefit from a wider range of EU programmes

The European Commission DG CNECT contracted KEA to provide a mapping of existing EU programmes accessible to the audiovisual (AV) sector beyond Creative Europe. Entitled “Towards an integrated vision for the European Digital Media Sector”, this new research paper provides a timely contribution to the debates on the next EU Multiannual Financial Framework and future … Suite

Happy New Year! KEA turns 20!

KEA was created as an organisation with a mission. A mission that has more to do with promoting ideas and values than accumulating consulting fees. We obviously aim to please our customers (mainly public organisations) but we never deviated from our convictions and we are proud of our financial and editorial independence. KEA has survived … Suite

KEA reports on the Creatis Talk with PIAS Belgium Director Damien Wasselle and Benjamin Schoos

Photo credit: Andri Søren Haflidason http://stokkstudio.com / www.andri.haflidason.com The residence for cultural entrepreneurs in Brussels, Creatis, held its third “Creatis Talk” on Wednesday, 21 November on the current situation of the music industry. Invited to this panel were the musician and label owner Benjamin Schoos (alias Miam Monster Miam), director of PIAS Belgium, Damien Wasselle, … Suite

b.creative goes to South Korea

b.creative is proud to partner with Korea Creative Content Agency (KOCCA) and the Korean Ministry of Culture to contribute to Startup:CON 2018 in Seoul on 19-20 November 2018. STARTUP:CON is an annual conference organised by KOCCA dedicated to culture and creative entrepreneurship. It will be attended by more than 1,000 entrepreneurs and start-ups from South … Suite

Communiqué 28 September 2018 – The European Parliament publishes a report on the mobility of artists and culture professionals delivered by KEA

KEA just completed a new research commissioned and managed by the Policy Department for Structural & Cohesion Policies, on behalf of the European Parliament Committee on Culture and Education (CULT). The research entitled ‘Mobility of artists and culture professionals – towards a European policy framework’ will be presented at the CULT Committee meeting on 10 … Suite

Une politique culturelle pour l’Union Européenne – La culture peut transformer l’Europe – par Philippe Kern

Le mouvement initié par Kaaczyński, Orban et Salvini fonde la vision d’une Europe « forteresse », close et isolationniste. Dans leur perspective, la célébration des mythes nationaux s’allie avec une vision nationaliste qui touche également les formes d’expressions culturelles. Ils accusent ainsi l’Union Européenne de menacer les identités nationales[1]. Si la politique culturelle a historiquement … Suite

Communiqué 28 June 2018 – The European Parliament unveils KEA Study on the Future of Creative Europe

On 19 June 2018, KEA presented in the European Parliament its research on Creative Europe: Towards the Next Programme Generation, commissioned and managed by the Policy Department for Structural & Cohesion Policies, on behalf of the European Parliament Committee on Culture and Education (CULT). The presentation took place during an exchange of views between the … Suite

For Culture to Contribute to the European Project !

KEA joins the call from Europe’s cultural & creative sectors to make culture more central to EU policies. The European Commission is about to present its draft Regulation for the post-2020 Multiannual Financial Framework. In this context, the cultural and creative industries  are requesting more attention from policy makers on the potential for cultural workers … Suite