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The 9th edition of “Inter-Rives”, the long standing TV coproduction promoted by COPEAM and ASBU, was recently launched. Through a call for participation spread in February 2022, public broadcasters from the two networks have been invited to join the project and take part in two professional workshops for the production – by each of them – of one documentary of 13’ on the main series’ topic. 

The first workshop will be hosted by COPEAM in Rome (May 2022) and the final one by ASBU in Tunis (February 2023), gathering the group of selected film-directors and the…

“À Première Vue” Prize

As part of the support action for young Mediterranean directors “À Première Vue” – promoted by COPEAM with ALBA, ESAC, ESAVM cinema schools and the Uninettuno University – a Prize for students’ best short-film was launched thanks to the support of TV5Monde.

An international jury has been set up:

  • Elisabeth Cestor (Mucem)
  • Nicolas Feodoroff (FIDMarseille)
  • Naïma Yahi (Historian)
  • Manuela Rima (Rai Cinema)
  • Kais Zaied (Naas Network)

For this first edition, each of the three schools has selected 5 short films made during the 2020-2021 academic year, with 15 total films in competition. Among these works, the jury agreed…

COPEAM and Reporters without Borders together to promote excellence, ethics and collaboration in journalism

In times where trustworthy information is needed more than ever, but also where disinformation and propaganda flourish to the extent of threatening national and regional security, excellence in journalism represents a critical component of societal resilience and social inclusion.

COPEAM is therefore particularly pleased to announce its participation in the project E3J – The European Excellence Exchange in Journalism – recently funded by the EU Programme Creative Europe and aimed at supporting cross-border partnerships in journalism and promoting excellence and pluralism in the media.

Under the lead of Reporters without Borders (RSF), COPEAM will…


“Reporting climate change” e-learning course 2021/2022 – Project completion

The 2021/2022 of the e-learning course for journalists “Reporting climate change was achieved in January 2022, with 15 graduates from Africa, the Balkans and the MENA region.

The course  – aimed at raising awareness among journalists and news professionals about the current climate challenges and at increasing their reporting skills in this field – was made possible thanks to the renewed financial support of the European Investment Bank (EIB) and to the technical partnership of the international Telematic University Uninettuno, a leading institution in the field of the e-learning.

Besides the main lessons on the…

“Reporting climate change” e-learning course 2021/2022 – Project completion

The TV documentary coproduction Inter-Rives 8 “SustainAbility – Stories of Changemakers” is ready to be aired

The 8th edition of COPEAM-ASBU Inter-Rives TV documentary coproduction “SustainAbility – Stories of Changemakers” is ready to be aired. This new series gives voice to men and women who – with their skills, ideas, initiatives and efforts in different fields – have taken action for a more sustainable society in their respective countries. 13 public televisions of both shores of the Mediterranean have joined the project: BNT/Bulgaria, ERT/Greece, France Télévisions, HRT/Croatia, NMA/Egypt, PBC/Palestine, RAI/Italy, RSI/Switzerland, RTVE/Spain, RTVSLO/Slovenia, SNRT/Morocco, Sudan TV, Télévision Tunisienne.

The film-makers involved in the coproduction met during two workshops, held online in November…

The TV documentary coproduction Inter-Rives 8 “SustainAbility – Stories of Changemakers” is ready to be aired


September 8-9, 2021 at the Palais de la Bourse

In parallel with the IUCN World Conservation Congress, COPEAM (Permanent Conference of the Mediterranean Audiovisual Operators) will be in Marseille for the ICO Solutions meeting, intended to support and promote concrete solutions to the major challenges related to the preservation and sustainable development of islands, coasts and oceans.

A two-level participation is foreseen, with the media coverage of the event and the presentation, in preview, of a series of audiovisual witnesses dedicated to users of the Mediterranean Sea.

  1. Coverage by journalists of the…


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Valencia, 20th – 30th October 2022

COPEAM is pleased to announce the 37th edition of “Mostra De València-Cinema del Mediterrani”, an international film festival associated to our network and aimed at promoting cinema from the Mediterranean basin as a common cultural space.

For more info about Mostra de València, click here:

Call for entries available on the following link:


Media & Culture Days

7 December 2021, 16:00 – 1800 MYT, by Zoom

The ABU (Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union) and Radio Romania are partnering in organizing an international forum to debate around the important and complex issues of the media’s relationships with culture and the arts in a post-pandemic world.

It will bring together global media and culture experts – mainly from the Asia-Pacific and Europe – to discuss headline issues such as:

  • What roles do the media play in cultural maintenance?
  • How do the media affect culture?
  • How important is culture/the arts in the activities and planning of broadcasters?

Read the…

Media & Culture Days

3rd edition of ABU-Rai Days

14 – 15 June 2021, at 2:45 – 4:30PM MYT on Zoom

Taking place during the COVID global pandemic, this year’s conference is entitled “A new world out of COVID: Can Public Service Media help to create more open, inclusive and tolerant societies?

In a hybrid event, ABU members across the Asia-Pacific and speakers around the world will join online with colleagues gathered in RAI’s Milan studios.

Media industry executives and other thought leaders from a variety of fields will speak first-hand not only about aspects of our work that have been permanently impacted…

3rd edition of ABU-Rai Days