Call for proposals MEDIA Sub-Programme 2018 - Support to the international Sales Agents of European cinematographic film – the "Sales Agents" Scheme EACEA/01/2018 Closed!


Within the specific objective of promoting transnational circulation, one of the priorities of the MEDIA Sub-programme is
to support theatrical distribution through transnational marketing, branding, distribution and exhibition of audiovisual works;

The MEDIA Sub-programme shall provide support for 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 Sales Agents scheme works in two phases:

  1. The Generation of a potential fund, which will be calculated according to the performance of the company on the European market during the reference period (2013- 2017)
  2. Reinvestment of the potential fund thus generated by each company:
    • Module 1: minimum guarantees or advances paid for the international sales rights on new European non-national films.
    • Module 2: the promotion, marketing and advertising on the market of eligible non-national European films.

European community funding

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

  • 2,60 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 06 November 2018 - 2 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)
  • 15 January 2019 - 2 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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