Funding opportunities

MEDIA

Creative Europe’s MEDIA sub-programme supports film, television, new media and video games, offering funding, training and networking opportunities for producers, video game developers, distributors, sales agents, audiovisual training providers, organisers of festivals, markets and networks, film education specialists and cinema exhibitors.
Take a look at the funding opportunities available through the MEDIA sub-programme.

Culture

Creative Europe’s Culture sub-programme supports the cultural and creative sectors and funds mainly collaborative projects and initiatives across all art forms, such as visual arts, dance, theatre, literature, performance, music, heritage, architecture, design, circus, festivals, craft and fashion. There is also support for publishers looking to translate European fiction. 
Take a look at the funding opportunities available through the Culture sub-programme.

Cross Sector

From 2016, Creative Europe will also include a €121 million financial guarantee instrument to help the audiovisual, cultural and creative sectors gain better access to finance.
Find out more on the European Commission website

Other EU funding

Creative Europe Desk UK also provides information on other EU programmes which offer support to the audiovisual, creative and cultural sectors. 
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MEDIA

TV Programming

Application deadline(s):

26 May 2016

Support for European independent production companies to produce television programmes with the potential to circulate within the European Union and beyond.

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MEDIA

Distribution: Selective Scheme

Application deadline(s):

14 Jun 2016

Support for the transnational distribution of European films, aiming to encourage groups of distributors to release non-national films that might be a challenge were they to be supported by market forces alone.

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MEDIA

Distribution: Sales Agents

Application deadline(s):

16 Jun 2016

This annual scheme allows sales agents to generate a subsidy based on their performance in selling non-national European films in a qualifying period.

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MEDIA

Distribution: Online

Application deadline(s):

21 Jun 2016

Support for the digital distribution of European audiovisual works to a wider, international audience and/or to cinema exhibitors as well as supporting projects that experiment with new models of distribution.

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Culture

European Platforms

Application deadline(s):

5 Oct 2016

Support for European platforms which promote new and emerging talent though co-development, co-production and programming.

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Culture

Cooperation Projects

Application deadline(s):

5 Oct 2016

4 Oct 2017

Support for the delivery of cultural and creative transnational cooperation projects across any art form for a maximum duration of four years.

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Culture

European Networks

Application deadline(s):

5 Oct 2016

Support for European networks of creative and cultural organisations involving a minimum of 15 members from 10 countries (including 5 EU Member states).

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MEDIA

Film Festivals

Application deadline(s):

28 Apr 2016

Support for film festivals that include at least 70% European films (or 100 feature films) from at least 15 countries. At least 50% of these films must be from a country different from that of the festival.

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