Call for proposals MEDIA Sub-Programme 2019 - Support to the international Sales Agents of European cinematographic film – the "Sales Agents" Scheme EACEA/29/2018 Closed!


Within the specific objective of promoting transnational circulation, one of the priorities of the MEDIA Sub-programme is supporting 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 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 (2014-2018)
  2. Reinvestment of the potential fund thus generated by each company is to be reinvested in:
    • minimum guarantees or advances paid for the international sales rights on eligible non-national European films.
    • 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:

  • 3,50 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 07 November 2019 - more than one year 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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