Call for proposals — Support for the networking of cinemas screening European films — ‘Cinema network’ EACEA/17/12 Closed!


This call of proposals regards the implementation of a programme of support for the European audiovisual sector (MEDIA 2007).

The specific objectives are:

  • to improve the circulation of non-national European films on the European and international markets by incentive measures for export, distribution on any medium and cinema exhibition,
  • to encourage the screening of non-national European films on the European market, in particular by supporting the coordination of a cinema network.

The call for proposals EACEA/17/12 offers a two-year framework partnership agreement.


The following actions and their activities, taking place in the MEDIA countries, are eligible:

  • actions aiming at promoting and screening European films,
  • educational activities aiming at raising awareness among young cinema-goers,
  • activities aiming at encouraging and accompanying the introduction of digital cinema among exhibitors,
  • networking activities: information, animation and communication.

European community funding

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

  • 10,80 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 16 July 2012 - 9 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Call for proposals — ‘Cinema network’ (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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