Film i Väst is one of Europe’s most successful co-producers and Scandinavia’s preeminent regional film fund. Over the years Film Väst co-productions have also been richly rewarded with nominations and awards at the world’s most prestigous events including festivals such as Cannes and Berlin and galas such as the Golden Globes, the European Film Awards and the Oscars.
Västra Götaland is Sweden’s foremost region for culture. Through dedicated effort and the country’s largest cultural budget, both in absolute terms and per capita, culture has a self-evident role in social life. Culture is a basic precondition for active, committed citizens – involvement contributes to democratic development. Culture can make people grow and is very important for employment, regional development and growth in Västra Götaland.