25 FPS Association for Audio-Visual Research is a Zagreb-based non-profit organization. Established in 2004, its main activities are organizing 25 FPS Festival, an annual international film festival promoting artists’ film and video, experimental and innovative works; publishing; education in new media and cinema culture and promotion of short films. With approximate annual budget of 85.000 EUR Association 25 FPS' sources of funding are mainly from national and local public funds, and low percentage in private sources because of the non-commercial projects involving international, regional and national partners in audiovisual sector, cinema, and visual arts.
25 FPS Association promotes non-commercial forms of audiovisual activities and cinema culture by including individuals and groups on local, regional and international level, encouraging creative artistic work, exchanging best practice experiences and public advocacy. Its main objectives are: advocacy for development of contemporary independent culture and audiovisual activities; organizing and developing contents and manifestations promoting innovative audiovisual artistic expression as well as preserving independent contemporary culture; fostering education and connecting partners in audiovisual sector on national and international level; promoting Croatian films regionally and internationally.
Main projects are 25 FPS Festival, annual international film festival; book publishing: When Animation Meets the Living, 2007, Austrian Avant-Garde Cinema, 2008, Expanded Cinema, 2009, Visual Music, 2013, History of Experimental Film and Video, 2013; Max MSP workshops (2011), film workshops 2011-.