MEDIA sub-programme

The MEDIA strand of the Creative Europe programme supports the European film and audiovisual industries to develop, distribute and promote European works, taking into account today’s digital environment.

In addition it
– encourages cooperation across the value chain of the audiovisual industry and at EU level in order to scale up enterprises and European content globally;
– nurtures talents – wherever they come from;
– engages with audiences of all ages, specially the younger generations.
See more at European Commission website.

Who can participate? 

The programme is open for cultural operators (legal entities!) who are active in the cultural and creative sectors and established in the states which are taking part in the programme. These states include the EU member states (27) as well as certain third countries or regions (bilateral or multilateral cooperation measures) and international organisations (UNESCO, Council of Europe, OECD, and WIPO). Individuals are not eligible for support.

Where to look for additional information? 

The Education and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) is in charge of the preparation of the calls, selection of projects, informing the beneficiaries, as well as concluding project financing agreements, financial accounting, project monitoring and supervision.

For funding opportunities see EACEA website and Funding & Tender Opportunities Portal.