Call for Proposals MEDIA 2007 - Support to Video on Demand and Digital Cinema Distribution EACEA/06/11 Closed!


Notice of EACEA/06/11 Call for Proposals is based the implementation of the programme of support for the European audiovisual sector, MEDIA 2007.

The main objective of this scheme is to support the creation and exploitation of catalogues of European works to be distributed digitally across borders to a wider audience and/or to cinema exhibitors through advanced distribution services, integrating where necessary digital security systems in order to protect online content.


The following actions are eligible under this call for proposals:

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

The action duration shall be a minimum of three years.
New actions have to start between 1 July 2011 and 1 March 2012.

European community funding

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

  • 7,00 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 20 June 2011 - 10 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Call for Proposals 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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