sub-programme is part of the European Union’s Creative Europe initiative for
2014-2020. The initiative has a budget of EUR 1.46 billion, over half of which
is earmarked for the support of cinema and the audiovisual sector.
sub-programme supports various activities within the audiovisual sphere. It
offers non-repayable grants to producers, distributors, sales agents, the
operators of new digital technologies and VoD platforms, and the organisers of
training programmes, festival, film fairs and other industry events. In the
next few years, this will take place under the following operational
Training for professionals in the audiovisual sector (EUR 7.5 mln)
Development (EUR 17.5 mln). Support
for producers in making feature, animated and creative documentary films
intended for cinema, television and VoD platform distribution.
Broadcasting (EUR 11.8 mln). Support
for the production and distribution of high-quality television films intended
for the European and global market, including co-productions, artistically
ambitious, high-quality European feature series, as well as sequels and further
seasons of series which have already been produced. The maximum sum for a grant
is EUR 1 million.
International Co-Production Funds (EUR 1.5 mln). Facilitating
the production and distribution of international film projects by means of
support provided through international co-production funds.
to Market (EUR 5.47 mln). Support
for the operations of Internet platforms designed for professionals in the
audiovisual sector and for events aiming to facilitate the financing,
co-production and sale of European works of all genres.
Support for distributors and sales agents (EUR 33.45 mln)
Festivals (EUR 3.25 mln)
Reaching the Audience (EUR 1.9 mln). Stimulating
the appetite for European films in European audiences, particularly young
people and children, by means of international support for events and
initiatives geared toward film education and the exchange of best practices.