Call for Proposals - Support for the Transnational Distribution of European Films, ‘Selective’ scheme 2011 EACEA/29/10 Closed!

Objectives

The aim of the ‘Selective’ scheme is to encourage and support the wider transnational distribution of recent non-national European films by encouraging theatrical distributors in particular to invest in promotion and adequate distribution of non-domestic European films.

The scheme also aims to encourage the development of links between the production and distribution sector thus improving the competitive position of non-national European films.

Actions

The theatrical (cinema) distribution of a non-national feature film.

  • The film must have been produced in the main by a producer/producers established in countries participating in the MEDIA programme and made with a significant participation by professionals from those countries.
  • The film must be a recent work of fiction, animation or documentary more than 60 minutes long and from a different country than the country of distribution.
  • The copyright of the film cannot be dated earlier than four years before the year of submission of the application.
  • Films with a production budget of more than 15 million Euro are not eligible.

European community funding

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

  • 12,25 Million EUR (Orientation of the budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 01 December 2010 - 8 years ago (The deadline for the presentation of proposals for area 1)
  • 01 April 2011 - 8 years ago (The deadline for the presentation of proposals for area 1)
  • 01 July 2011 - 8 years ago (The deadline for the presentation of proposals for area 3)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Call - Transnational Distribution of European Films, ‘Selective’ scheme 2011 (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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