Call for proposals 2021 – Creative Europe - European VOD networks and operators CREA-MEDIA-2021-VODNET Closed!


Within the specific objective of promoting innovation, competitiveness and scalability of the European audiovisual sector, the priorities of the MEDIA strand are  

  • 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 models;
  • to promote European audiovisual works, including heritage works, and support the engagement and development of audiences of all ages, in particular young audiences, across Europe and beyond.


Joint/collaborative actions across borders with the aim to improve the competitiveness and attractiveness of European VOD platforms offering a significant proportion of non-national European audiovisual works as well as to increase the accessibility, visibility, discoverability and prominence of European content for a wider global audience (European and international).  

Special attention will be given to applications presenting adequate strategies to ensure gender balance, inclusion, diversity and representativeness.

European community funding

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

  • 4,00 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 05 October 2021 - 21 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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