Call for proposals MEDIA Sub-programme 2019 - Support for Development of European Video Games 2020 EACEA-19-2019 Closed!


Within the specific objective of reinforcing the audiovisual sector's capacity to operate transnationally and internationally, one of the priorities of the MEDIA sub-Programme is to increase the capacity of audiovisual operators to develop European audiovisual works with a potential to circulate in the Union and beyond and to facilitate European and international co-production.

The MEDIA Sub-programme shall provide support for the development of European audiovisual works in particular films and television works such as fiction, documentaries, children’s and animated films, as well as interactive works such as video games and multimedia with enhanced cross-border circulation potential.


Only the activities relating to the development phase for the following projects are eligible: Narrative storytelling video games regardless of platform or expected distribution method. The story must be told or shown throughout the whole game (in-game storytelling) and not only as an introduction or an ending to the game. In all cases the video game must be intended for commercial exploitation. The applicant must also own the majority of the rights related to the submitted project.

European community funding

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

  • 3,78 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 12 February 2020 - 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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