Call for proposals 2021 – Creative Europe - Markets & networking CREA-MEDIA-2021-MARKETNET Closed!


Within the specific objective of promoting innovation, competitiveness, scalability, cooperation, innovation and sustainability, including through mobility in the European audiovisual sector, one of the priorities of the MEDIA Strand is to nurture talents, competence and skills and to stimulate cross-border cooperation, mobility and innovation in the creation and production of European audiovisual works, encouraging collaboration across Member States with different audiovisual capacities.
The objective of the Markets & networking support:

  • To encourage business-to-business exchanges among European audiovisual professionals, and in particular an increased participation from LCC Group B countries, by facilitating access to physical and online markets;  
  • To include industry events focused on contents and/or the uptake of new technologies and business models, as long as they can make an impact on visibility and sales of European works;
  • To value environmental-friendly approaches;


The support is foreseen for activities aiming at:

  • Facilitating European and international co-productions including feature films, short films, video games, television series and cross media;
  • Facilitating access to professional audiovisual trade events and markets, both physical and online;

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:

  • 7,50 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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