CALL FOR PROPOSALS — EACEA/27/07 Support for the transnational distribution of European films — The ‘Automatic’ Scheme (2007/C 289/14) MEDIA Closed!


This call for proposals is based on the decision of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing a
single multi-annual programme for Community measures in the field of Audiovisual for the period between
2007 and 2013.


In the field of distribution and dissemination, the programme's
objectives shall be to:

  • Strengthen European distribution by encouraging distributors to invest in the co-production, acquisition and promotion of non-national European films and to set up coordinated marketing strategies.
  • Improve the circulation of non-national European films on the European and international markets by incentive measures for export, distribution on any medium and cinema exhibition
  • Promote the transnational dissemination of European audiovisual works produced by independent production companies by encouraging cooperation between broadcasters on the one hand and independent producers and distributors on the other.
  • Encourage the digitisation of European audiovisual works and the development of a competitive digital market place.
  • Encourage cinemas to exploit the possibilities offered by digital distribution.

European community funding

The Community provisional funding available for the call for proposals is:

  • 13,02 Million EUR (None)

All the important deadlines

  • 30 April 2008 - 13 years ago (None)

Further information about the call

Useful documents

  • Support for the transnational distribution of European films — The ‘Automatic’ Scheme (Legal base)

Organisations eligible to participate

Opened to the following bodies or institutes with legal status established in the covered areas:

  • Enterprises

Covered areas

Bodies or institutes must have their registered legal seat in one of the countries taking part in the Programme which are:

  • European Union (EU)
  • Candidate Countries
  • European Economic Area (EEA)
  • Third countries

Directorate-Generale responsible

Directorate-General for the Information Society and Media

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