Governance, Public Interest, and Public Film Funding: An Integrative Theoretical Framework

  • Avshalom Ginosar
Part of the Media Business and Innovation book series (MEDIA)


This chapter addresses film public funding through the lens of the governance perspective of public policy. More specifically, it is suggested to apply an integrative analytical framework for investigating social order and policy processes to the analysis of film funding policies. It integrates six dimensions of governance: ideology, institutions, level of policy activity , stakeholders , mechanisms of operation , and policy products . The chapter briefly reviews the literature on the governance of culture and film and discusses the extent to which the framework is suitable for effectively analyzing the governance of film. It is suggested that the six dimensions—and in particular the stakeholders and the level of policy activity dimensions—are the most relevant to the analysis of the culture and film sector.


Dimensions of governance Film Funding Governance of culture Institutions Level of policy activity Media governance Public policy Regulation Stakeholders 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.The Academic College of Yezreel ValleyEmek YezreelIsrael

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