Call for proposals to Support to Video on Demand and Digital Cinema Distribution - MEDIA 2007 MEDIA 2007 Closed!


The current call for proposals advertised is based on Decision No 1718/2006/EC of the European Parliament and
of the Council of 15 November 2006 concerning the implementation of a programme of support for the European audiovisual sector (MEDIA 2007). It has as its main objectives to strengthen the competitiveness of the European audiovisual sector in the framework of an open and competitive European market favourable to employment, including by promoting links between audiovisual professionals.


The measures covered by the Decision include Video on Demand and Digital Cinema Distribution:

  • Video on Demand: service enabling individuals to select audiovisual works from a central server for viewing on a remote screen by streaming and/or downloading.
  • Digital Cinema Distribution: digital delivery (to an acceptable commercial standard) of ‘Core Content’, i.e. feature films, TV films or series (fiction, animation and documentary) to cinemas for theatrical exploitation (via hard disc, satellite, online).

European community funding

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

  • 5,90 Million EUR (Annual budget for 2008)

All the important deadlines

  • 14 July 2008 - 13 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Useful documents

  • Call MEDIA 2007 - Support to Video on Demand and Digital Cinema Distribution (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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