Call for proposals MEDIA Sub-programme 2016 - Support for Festivals EACEA/16/2016 Closed!


Within the field of promoting transnational circulation, one of the priorities of the MEDIA Sub-programme shall be to support audience development as a means of stimulating interest in and improving access to European audiovisual works in particular through promotion, events, film literacy and festivals.

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

  • support initiatives presenting and promoting a diversity of European audiovisual works;
  • support activities  aiming  at  increasing  knowledge  and  interest  of  audiencesin European audiovisual works.


By audiovisual festival is understood an event:

  • programming eligible films (fiction, documentaries or animation), that are be ing screened to wide audiences including general public as well as accredited international audiovisual professionals and press;
  • taking place over a specific period of time, in a prior defined city;
  • having a clear regulation/selection procedure.

European community funding

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

  • 2,90 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 24 November 2016 - 4 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)
  • 27 April 2017 - 4 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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