MEDIA 2007 Call for Proposals EACEA/13/08 - Support for the transnational distribution of European films - Agents for the international sale of European cinema films MEDIA 2007 Closed!


This call for proposals is based on the decision of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing a single pluriannual programme for Community actions in the audiovisual field for the period 2007-2013. One of the objectives of the Programme is to enhance the exportation and international distribution of European films, especially non-national films, within Europe.


The support system operates in two phases:

  1. The generation of potential funds determined according to the performance of the company on the European market over a given period.
  2. Reinvestment: the selling agents may use the potential funds generated only to invest:
  • in the acquisition of rights for international sale, for example by means of guaranteed minimum cover or advances, of non-national European films, and/or,
  • in the selling, promotion and advertising costs for new non-national European films.

European community funding

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

  • 1,00 Million EUR (Annual budget for 2008)

All the important deadlines

  • 15 November 2008 - 12 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Useful documents

  • MEDIA 2007 – EACEA/13/08 – Transnational distribution of European films – Agents international sale (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

Related calls for proposals

Related calls

Explore other programmes