Call for Proposals MEDIA 2007 – Development, Distribution, Promotion and Training EACEA/28/08 - i2i audiovisual Closed!


This notice of a call for proposals is based on Decision Nº 1718/2006/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of November, 15th, 2006 concerning the implementation of a programme of support for the European audiovisual sector (MEDIA 2007).

The measures covered by the Decision include the development of production projects.

The objective of this support is to facilitate independent European Production companies' access to funding from banks and financial institutions, by co financing part of the costs of:

  • Insurance for audiovisual productions: Module 1 — Support the ‘Insurance’ item in a production budget.
  • Completion guarantee for the production of an audiovisual work: Module 2 — Support for the item ‘Completion Guarantee’ in a production budget.
  • Bank financing for the production of a work: Module 3 — Support for the item ‘Financial Costs’ in a production budget.


The audiovisual work submitted:

  • Must be a fiction, animation, or creative documentary majority produced by companies registered in one of the countries participating in the MEDIA Programme, 15.11.2008 EN Official Journal of the European Union C 293/11.
  • Must be produced with the significant participation of professionals who are nationals/residents of countries participating in the MEDIA Programme.

European community funding

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

  • 3,00 Million EUR (Annual budget for 2008)

All the important deadlines

  • 02 February 2009 - 11 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)
  • 07 July 2009 - 10 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Useful documents

  • Call for Proposals MEDIA 2007 (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)
  • European Economic Area (EEA)
  • Candidate Countries
  • Third countries

Directorate-Generale responsible

Directorate-General for the Information Society and Media

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