Call for proposals 2021 – Creative Europe - Support to European Festivals CREA-MEDIA-2021-FEST Closed!


The MEDIA strand shall provide support to European festivals and festivals' networks screening a significant proportion of non-national European works, while preserving their identity and unique profile. European festivals shall aim at increasing audiences' interest in non-national European audiovisual content and promoting the circulation and visibility of non-national European audiovisual content.


European festivals programming a significant proportion of non-national European works and aiming at activities targeted to expand and renew audiences. Special attention will be given to applications presenting adequate strategies to ensure more sustainable and more environmentally-respectful industry and to ensure gender balance, inclusion, diversity and representativeness.

European community funding

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

  • 9,00 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 24 August 2021 - 23 days 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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