[Q&A / German] Kreativ-Transfer – a funding programme supporting international promotion and networking
In this talk Jana Grünewald gives an insight into the funding programme Kreativ-Transfer, which supports gaming studios/teams in their international promoting and networking activities. Until May 2023 there will be two further open calls to apply for funding. The talk will give participants an idea of the funding schemes, their aims and how you can apply.
Kreativ-Transfer shortly: Kreativ-Transfer is a funding programme in the fields of performing arts, visual arts, and games. It supports artists, creatives, and their representatives in establishing and expanding their international network and improving the visibility of their work on the international market. To this end, Kreativ-Transfer promotes participation in international fairs and festivals as well as strategical projects for international promotion, visibility and professionalisation. With workshops, networking meetings and informal get-togethers, various formats of know-how transfer and exchange of experience accompany the creatives.
Kreativ-Transfer is run by Dachverband Tanz Deutschland, in the field of games it cooperates with game – Verband der deutschen Games-Branche. Kreativ-Transfer is funded by the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media.
Jana Grünewald has been working at the Dachverband Tanz Deutschland since 2013 and is in charge of the funding programme Kreativ-Transfer and the informal performing arts producers` network InfoPlus. Since 2015 she has been part of the editorial team of touring artists, the information and advice service for artists and cultural professionals working internationally (www.touring-artists.de).
She worked for the night club Sisyphos in Berlin, in the areas of artist support and accounting (2013-2016). Jana has a Bachelor of Dance (Codarts) and a BA in Social Sciences (Humboldt University in Berlin).