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General Information
The date when the cluster organisation was established: 
Friday, 3 May, 2002
Number of staff in the management team of the cluster organisation : 
Île de France
Other Label: 
"Cluster of Enterprises" by Datar
Membership to European Strategic Cluster Partnerships (ESCP-4i, ESCP-S3 or ESCP-4x): 
Membership to other networks/partnerships: 
Cluster Management Team: 
Cluster Manager
Languages spoken: 
Sectoral and Industrial Focus
Sectoral Industries: 
Video Production and Distribution
Technology fields: 
E-Publishing, Digital Content
Visualisation, Virtual Reality
S3 EU priority areas: 
Creative, arts & entertainment activities
Development of regional cultural & creative industries
Emerging industries: 
Creative Industries
Digital Industries
Areas of specialisation of the cluster not covered above: 
Transmedia, Virtual Reality, Remote production
Composition of the cluster
Total number of members: 
Number of SME members: 
Number of larger company members: 
Number of research organisations/universities/technology centres: 
Number of other ecosystem actors : 
Entrepreneurship and scale-up support facilities in the cluster's ecosystem (see "Organisation type"): 
Name and link of major players: 
AMP Visual TV
Larger Company
Euromedia France
Larger Company
AB Groupe
Larger Company
Groupe TSF
Dubbing Brothers
Larger Company
Larger Company
42 Consulting
France Medias Monde
Larger Company
Groupe Image / VideoMage
Université Paris 13
Larger Company
Larger Company
Google Cloud
Larger Company
Cluster Strategy

Pole Media Grand Paris was named "Cluster of Enterprises" in 2011.

It federates the actors of the audiovisual and film industry for the economic development of the sector in Paris Region. Its collaborative network regroups a hundred of structures: companies; local authorities; academic institutions; training organizations. The overall representing 8200 jobs and 2.4 billion € in turnover.

All the Digital Media activities are represented in the cluster, related to technical and computer services, as well as initial or continuing training in the sector.

Its mission is to animate its collaborative network around a new economic dynamic, based on innovation, training, employment, international development and social responsibility.

Its sectors of activity: Cinema, television, CGI animation, transmedia, augmented and virtual reality, digital archiving, training, research.

Its markets: Cinema, TV, advertising, transmedia, corporate communication, web, video game.

Do you have a formalised strategy?: 
Do you have a specific strategy focus that addresses internationalisation ?: 
Support services provided: 
Access to the European Internal market
Direct advisory services
Facilitation of collaboration between members
Facilitation of cross-sectorial cooperation
Periodic Information dissemination
Details of support services: 

We are providing advisory services to our members related to legal, funding and sustainable development topics. The funding support includes a zero rate loan available at different stage of the development.

We have a strong communication activity to provide to our members strategic information and trends and also to promote our members' information through newsletters and social networks.

We are helping our members to attend international festivals/markets and also during the international STATISSCREEN4ALL event or Cap Digital Futur.e.s.

Cooperation Activities
International Cooperation
The main countries targeted by the cluster organisation: 
United States
Our cluster organisation undertook the following international activities to support our members: 
Participation at missions/events/study visits/fairs
Trans-national Cooperation
The main countries targeted by the cluster organisation: 
Our cluster organisation undertook the following trans-national activities to support our members: 
Support to collaborative activities/etc.
Which clusters do you collaborate with?: 
Media Evolution
Estonian Digital Centre
Cap Digital
Transmedia Bayern
Support Programmes
Participation in Funded Support Programmes: 
European ProgrammesProject NameLink

Global Content Alliance (2018-2019)

EU program: COSME

Partners: Belgium, Sweden, Germany



EuroTransmedia (2013-2016): Gathering media clusters to bridge digital content with emerging technologies

EU program: FP7 Regions of Knowledge Partners: Belgium, France, Sweden, Spain, Estonia

Associated partner: Canada 

The EuroTransmedia project gathers some of the most influent triple helix media clusters in Europe.

Their main goal is to develop cooperation between all the stakeholders along the value chain (industrials, SMEs, research labs, academics, and public authorities) to address the Transmedia revolution with innovative solutions and stimulate economic development at European level.

As main achievement, a coherent and unified research agenda and the related interregional joint action plan will be developed by the consortium in close partnership with regional authorities. This will help Europe and its regions to reach the top spots in the emerging globalized Transmedia sector, forming a European wide, world class cluster of excellence in the field.

Success Story / Achievements: 

We are organizing a yearly program called "Le Labo" where we are accompanying 8 selected candidates in the maturation of their transmedia projects. It includes training, coaching followed by pitching sessions during public events. Several supported projects won awards during international events and were financed and broadcasted by TV channels.

We are the french leader on-set shooting activity.

We are co-founder of Human2Sport, a think tank with Orange and Plaine Commune about innovations in Sport & Live Entertainment.

Why should partners choose you for cooperation?: 

Paris region is far the main french region for the audiovisual and film industry.

We also strongly believe that our successful "Le Labo" program can be generalized at a European level.