Film Education



Call number:



1 Mar 2018, 11:00AM

The call was published on

14 Nov 2017

What does this funding support?

Projects that provide mechanisms for better cooperation between film education initiatives in Europe. The aim of the scheme is to improve the efficiency and European dimension of these initiatives and develop new and innovative projects, especially using digital tools. The scheme also supports projects that provide mechanisms for increasing the contribution of European films and audiovisual works to education, including curated catalogues of films.

Proposals should be new and commonly developed initiatives and should not be a part of the usual core film education activities of the partner organisations.

The following overview is intended for guidance only. Full 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?

Projects require at least three partners, at least two of which should come from the film education sector. The partners must come from three different countries participating in the MEDIA sub-programme and cover at least three different languages.

Applicants 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

What types of projects are eligble for support?

Projects should:

  • be specifically targeted at under 19 year olds
  • be based on a significant proportion of existing European films
  • start between 1 September 2018 and the 1 January 2019
  • last 24 months

The following would be deemed ineligible:

  • film festivals
  • activities aimed at producing films
  • activities designed to provide vocational training to film schools' students and their academic body
  • training activities for professionals of the film industry not involved in film education

How much can you apply for?

The annual budget for this scheme in 2018 is estimated at €2 million.

Applicants can request up to 60% of their eligible costs.

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 ECAS account and enter company information into the Participant Portal. Please watch our video tutorials for further instructions. 

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

What documents should be attached to the e-Form?

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

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.

The Guide for Experts offers a breakdown of how points are awarded.