Film Education

Sub-programme:

MEDIA

Call number:

25/2019

Deadline(s):

12 Mar 2020, 4:00PM

The call was published on

19 Sep 2019

What does this funding support?

Projects which provide mechanisms for better cooperation between film education initiatives in Europe with the aim of improving the efficiency and European dimension of these initiatives and developing new and innovative projects, especially using digital tools. The target audience of the film education initiatives must be people under 19 years old.

The following overview is intended for guidance only. General information and specific guidelines can be found on the website of the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA), which manages Creative Europe.

Who is this funding for?

The application must come from a consortium featuring a project leader and at least two partners. 

Members of the consortium must be:

  • European entities (private companies, non-profit organisations, associations, charities, foundations, municipalities/town councils, etc.)
  • Established in one of the countries participating in the MEDIA sub-programme
  • Owned by nationals from these countries

The partners must be based in three countries participating in the MEDIA sub-programme and cover at least 3 different languages.

At least two of the partners should come from the film education sector. 

The project leader will submit the application on behalf of all partners.

What types of projects are eligble for support?

Projects that provide mechanisms:

  • for better cooperation between film education initiatives in Europe with the aim to improve the efficiency and European dimension of these initiatives and to develop new and innovative projects, especially using digital tools. 
  • to increase the contribution that existing European films and audiovisual works, including curated catalogues of films, make towards education. The project should be based on a significant proportion (at least 50%) of European films.

Projects must start between 1 September 2020 and 1 January 2021. Costs are eligible for 24 months from the start date.

How much can you apply for?

The total budget for this scheme for 2020 is estimated at €1.9 million.

The minimum amount available per project is €200,000.

The grant cannot exceed 70% of the total project budget.

How can you apply?

Creative Europe Desk UK offers free advice and support for Creative Europe applicants from the UK. Please get in touch if you are thinking of applying.

New applicants must first obtain a Participant Identification Code (PIC) by registering for an EU Login and entering company information into the Funding and Tenders Portal.

Once registered, you can download an e-Form and begin your application. More details can also be found in the Guide for Applicants.

The project leader will submit the application on behalf of all partners.

What documents should be attached to the e-Form?

The following documents must be attached to the e-Form:

More details can also be found in the  Guide for Applicants.

How will my application be assessed?

Applications from across Europe are assessed centrally by the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) with assistance from industry experts working in a relevant field and according to the following award criteria:

  • Relevance and European added value (30 points)
  • Quality of the content and activities (40 points)
  • Dissemination of project results, impact and sustainability (20 points)
  • Organisation of the project team and the grouping (10 points)

More details can also be found in the Guide for Experts.