TV Programming 2015 – Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency
- increase the capacity of audiovisual operators to develop European audiovisual works with a potential to circulate in the Union and beyond and to facilitate European and international co-production, including with television broadcasters.
The MEDIA Sub-programme shall provide support for the following measures:
- the development of European audiovisual works in particular films and television works such as fiction, documentaries, children’s and animated films, as well as interactive works such as videogames and multimedia with enhanced cross-border circulation potential;
- activities aiming at supporting European audiovisual production companies, in particular independent production companies, with a view to facilitating European and international co-productions of audiovisual works including television works.
The audiovisual work proposed must be an independent European television production (fiction, animation or creative documentary) involving the participation of at least three broadcasting companies from several Member States of the European Union or countries participating in the programme.
The exploitation rights licensed to the broadcasters have to revert to the producer after a maximum period of 7 years for a pre-sales or 10 years for co-production.
Minimum 50% of the estimated total financing of the production budget must be guaranteed from third party sources of finance and the production budget must be minimum 50% financed by European sources.
Next Deadline: 28/05/2015 at 12.00 noon (midday Brussels time)