Cultural test

Per EU regulations, projects must pass a cultural test for European cultural and production criteria by scoring a minimum of 4 points from cultural criteria, and receive a minimum of 23 points overall, out of a possible total of 46 points. All point allocations shall be reviewed by a State Cinematography Fund committee.

Part 1 Cultural criteria max 16 points
1 Story is based on events that are part of European culture 0 – 2 points
2 Story is based on a personality from European culture 0 – 2 points
3
Storyline is connected with a European setting
0 – 2 points
4
Film is based on a work of cultural importance
0 – 2 points
5
Film focuses on current themes in European society
0 – 2 points
6
Film reflects important European values
0 – 2 points
7
Film focuses on European culture, customs or traditions
0 – 2 points
8
Film is based on events affecting European society
0 – 2 points
Part 2 Production criteria max 30 points
9 Film is a cinematographic work that contributes to the development of its genre 0 – 3 points
10
The filmmakers are Czech citizens or citizens of EEA member states
0 -7 points
11
Final version of the film is in any language of the EEA
0 – 4 points
12
At least 51% of the crew are citizens of EEA countries
0 or 4 points
13
Shooting takes place in the Czech Republic
0 – 4 points
14
Production uses Czech service providers in the Czech Republic
0 – 4 points
15
Post-production takes place in the Czech Republic
0 – 4 points

The above information is for illustrative purposes only. For more details about the cultural test, see the English translation of the form here.