Call for proposals - Support for the transnational distribution of European films — the Selective scheme 2013 EACEA/21/12 Closed!


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.


The following action is eligible under this call for proposals: The theatrical (cinema) distribution of a non-national feature film. The film must have been majority produced 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. Films with a production budget of more than €15 million are not eligible.

European community funding

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

  • 12,25 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 30 November 2012 - 7 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)
  • 04 April 2013 - 7 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)
  • 01 July 2013 - 6 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Call - Transnational distribution of European films — the Selective scheme 2013 (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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