Support for the transnational distribution of European Films – the "Cinema Selective" Scheme EACEA/13/2015 Closed!


Within the specific objective of promoting transnational circulation of European films, one of the priorities of the MEDIA Sub-programme is the following: supporting theatrical distribution through transnational marketing, branding, distribution and exhibition
of audiovisual works.
The MEDIA Sub-programme shall provide support for the following: establishing systems of support for the distribution of non-national European films through theatrical distribution and on all other platforms as well as for international sales activities; in particular the subtitling, dubbing and audio-description of audiovisual works.


The activities to be funded are campaigns for the distribution of non-national European films, submitted as part of an eligible grouping of minimum 7 distributors coordinated by the sales agent of the film. The film must have been majority produced by a producer/producers established in countries participating in the MEDIA sub-programme and made with a significant participation by professionals from those countries. The film must be a recent work of fiction, animation or documentary of more than 60 minutes long and from a different country than the country of distribution.

European community funding

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

  • 9,00 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 14 June 2016 - 4 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

Organisations eligible to participate

Opened to the following bodies or institutes with legal status established in the covered areas:

  • Any legal organisation

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)

Directorate-Generale responsible

Directorate-General for Education and Culture

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