Call for proposals MEDIA Sub-Programme - Support for Online Distribution EACEA/11/2016 Closed!


Within the  specific  objective of promoting  transnational  circulation,  two  of  the  priorities  of  the MEDIA Sub-programme shall be to:

  • support  transnational  marketing,  branding  and  distribution  of  audiovisual  works  on  all other non-theatrical platforms;
  • promote new distribution modes in order to allow the emergence of new business models.

The MEDIA Sub-programme shall provide support for the following measures:

  • establishing  systems  of  support  for  the  distribution  of  non-national  European  films through  theatrical  distribution  and  on  other  platforms,  as  well  as  for  international  sales activities,  in  particular  the  subtitling,  dubbing  and  audio  description  of  audiovisual works;
  • innovative actions testing new business models and tools in areas likely to be influenced by the introduction and use of digital technologies.


The Online Distribution scheme shall provide support to:

  1. Action 2:  the  preparation  of  digital  packages  facilitating  the  commercialisation  of  European  audiovisual works on VOD platforms
  2. Action 3: innovative strategies for distribution and promotion of European audiovisual works


European community funding

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

  • 3,15 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 21 June 2016 - 5 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Call for Proposals (Legal base)

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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