Call for proposals 2021 – Creative Europe - Films on the Move CREA-MEDIA-2021-FILMOVE Closed!

Objectives

Within the specific objective of promoting innovation, competitiveness and scalability of the European audiovisual sector, one of the priorities of the MEDIA strand is to enhance the circulation, promotion, online and theatrical distribution of European audiovisual works, within the Union and internationally in the new digital environment; including through innovative business model.
 
The MEDIA strand shall provide support to international sales and circulation of non-national European works on all platforms (e.g. cinema theatres, online) targeting both small and large-sized productions, including through coordinated distribution strategies covering several countries and encouraging the use of subtitling, dubbing and where applicable, audio description tools.  
 
The Films on the Move action shall encourage and support the wider distribution of recent non-national European films by encouraging sales agents and theatrical distributors in particular to invest in promotion and adequate distribution of non-national European films.

Actions

The activities to be funded are campaigns for the pan-European theatrical and/or online distribution of eligible European films, coordinated by the sales agent of the film.
Special attention will be given to applications presenting adequate strategies to ensure gender balance, inclusion, diversity and representativeness.
 
The activities to be funded are campaigns for the pan-European theatrical and/or online distribution of eligible European films, outside their country of origin, coordinated by the sales agent of the film.
A minimum of 7 different distributors must be attached to the project out of which at least 2 must originate from lower audiovisual capacity countries Group A or Group B.
The majority of the national distribution campaigns should focus on theatrical releases.
The distributors must commit to carry out the distribution of the film on their territories via a letter of intent.

European community funding

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

  • 11,00 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 24 August 2021 - 2 months 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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