Call for proposals MEDIA 2007 - Audiovisual festivals EACEA/23/09 Closed!


The MEDIA Programme encourages European audiovisual festivals taking place in countries participating in the MEDIA Programme which:

  • Place strong emphasis on European works in particular, works from countries of low audiovisual production capacity.
  • Place strong emphasis on non-national European programming and geographic diversity of non-national European programming.
  • Implement actions to secure non-national European professionals attendance.
  • Develop actions to secure the presence of young audiences.
  • Demonstrate progress in overall audience impact.
  • Organize initiatives for media literacy (for example film education) in close cooperation with schools and other institutions.
  • Demonstrate a concrete, realistic and strategic development in artistic, organisational and financial terms.

In adition to our useful documents section, further information as well as relevant documents on EACEA/23/09 Call can be found at the Media Programme website.


Audiovisual festivals which contribute to the aforementioned objectives and which screen a minimum of 70 % European films from at least 10 States participating in the MEDIA programme will be funded.

The present call for proposals is only valid for projects which start between 1 May 2010 and 30 April 2011.

Area 1: projects starting between 1 May 2010 and 31 October 2010

Area 2: projects starting between 1 November 2010 and 30 April 2011

European community funding

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

  • 3,50 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 27 November 2009 - 11 years ago (The deadline for the presentation of proposals for area 1)
  • 30 April 2010 - 11 years ago (The deadline for the presentation of proposals for area 2)

Further information about the call

Useful documents

  • Guidelines for Call EACEA/23/09 (Guidelines for applicants)
  • Call MEDIA 2007 - Audiovisual festivals (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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