PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENTSPartnership Agreements commit ARTE and its associate members to a substantial number of co-productions as well as programme exchanges. Associate members participate in ARTE’s decision-making and advisory bodies, in a consultant capacity.
- ČT (Czech Republic) since October 2013.
- ORF (Austria) since March 2001
ORF consists of two television channels, ORF 1 and ORF 2, as well as two international, four national and nine local radio stations.
- RTBF (Belgium) since February 1993
Radio Télévision Belge de la Communauté française
RTBF is the public service broadcaster for the French Community in Belgium. It has three TV programmes and six radio stations.
Since September, 2006, RTBF has its own window in French in the ARTE programme in Belgium — ARTE Belgique — as well as in Flemish since September 2011 in partnership with VRT.
- TVP (Poland) since January 2001
TVP includes six national and 12 regional channels.
COOPERATION AGREEMENTSUnder Cooperation Agreements, partner channels and ARTE develop a large number of coproductions spanning all audiovisual genres. Partner channels take part in Programme Committee meetings in an advisory capacity.
- SRG SSR (Switzerland) since July 1995
SRG SSR is the holding company of the public TV channels SF, TSR, TSI, and TVR, as well as of 5 radio broadcasters.
Since 2014, ARTE and RTS (Radio Télévision Suisse) agreed to co-produce web contents such as concerts filmings, web-documentaries or editorial exchanges.
- YLE (Finland) since February 1999
YLE (Yleisradio Oy) consists of national channels TV1, TV2, YLE 24, YLE Teema, YLE Teletext, Swedish-language YLE FST and one international channel, as well as of six national and twenty-five regional radio stations, five of them in Swedish.
- ERT (Greece) since April 2009
Elliniki Radiophonia Tileorassi
The Greek public broadcaster ERT operates two television networks with nationwide coverage, NET and ET-1, one television network with broader coverage, ET-3, two regional television stations, one worldwide satellite broadcast, ERTWorld, and three digital channels. The company also operates 19 regional radio stations; 2 radio stations with worldwide coverage and 6 radio stations with nationwide coverage as well as 3 ERT-3 radio stations, two with local and one with worldwide coverage.
Many programmes are co-produced in occasional partnerships between ARTE GEIE, ARTE France and/or ARTE Deutschland (AR D and ZDF) together with European Channels such as:
OTHER CO-PRODUCTION PARTNERS
BBC (United Kingdom – British Broadcasting Corporation)
Channel 4 (United Kingdom)
SVT (Sweden – Sveriges Television)
DR (Denmark – Danmarks Radio)
AVRO (Netherlands – Algemene Vereniging Radio Omroep)
VPRO (Netherlands – Vrijzinnig Protestantse Radio Omroep)
VRT (Dutch-speaking Belgium – Vlaamse Radio- en Televisieomroep)
RTÉ (Ireland – Raidió Teilifís Éireann)
NRK (Norway – Norsk rikskringkasting)
ARTE WORLDWIDEIn order to promote programme distribution and international creation, ARTE France is active on several international fronts including:
- cooperation with countries bordering Europe,
- distribution in Africa,
- synergies with TV5Monde and Canal France International,
- the ARTE Awards for feature film projects in Europe, the Middle East and Latin America,
- and participation in various documentary training workshops worldwide.