Trine 3: The Artifacts of Power is a 3D fantasy platforming game, from Finnish studio Frozenbyte that was awarded Creative Europe-funding in 2014

Tips and resources for your Video Games application

With this year's deadline to submit an application for the Video Games scheme fast approaching on 3 March 2016, we have compiled the following resources to help you to complete your application:

Want to know how it all works?

Make sure you read through the guidelines, FAQs and evaluation guide. You might also find this presentation from a recent Creative Europe Desk UK event useful.

Not sure if you are eligible?

Read our overview to find out if the scheme is right for you. We’ve also put together a checklist to help you to determine if your company and game will qualify. If you are still not sure, please get in touch, our team will be able to help answer your questions.

Applying to Creative Europe for the first time?

Watch our video tutorials to learn how to set-up an ECAS account, register your company in the Participant Portal and download the e-Form.

Need a helping hand?

We’ve put together a step-by-step guide to the application process. Simply register using this online form to receive the link.

We are also hosting some application surgeries around the UK in the lead up to the deadline, offering one-to-one advice and feedback to applicants before they submit their application. Check our events page or contact a member of our team to arrange a meeting.

Want some inspiration?

Last year the first set of games funded by Creative Europe were released and 2016 promises even more exciting titles including Future Unfolding from Spaces of Play and Furi from The Game Bakers.

More detail on the UK developers that have been supported through this scheme can be found in the funded projects section of our website.

The European Commission has also published details of all projects funded to date through the scheme on a dedicated platform on their website. Please note that you will need to use the advanced search criteria to navigate to the correct set of results. 

Image: Trine 3: The Artifacts of Power is a 3D fantasy platforming game from Finnish studio Frozenbyte that was awarded Creative Europe funding in 2014. It is available for Windows, Mac & Linux on Steam, Humble Bundle and GOG.com, as well as on iOS and PS4.