24 June 2011

European funds for the audiovisual sector

 European grants for TRAINING, MARKET ACCESS, DISTRIBUTION AND CIRCULATION OF AUDIOVISUAL WORKS

Deadline: 23rd September 2011

ACTIVITIES:
·         Support for training: this action aims at strengthening the skills of European and third- country professionals:
o        Option 1 supports the inclusion of students/professionals and teachers from non-EU countries in initial or continuous training schemes supported by the MEDIA 2007
o        Option 2 supports the creation of a continuous training scheme specific to MEDIA Mundus.

·         Support for market access: this action supports projects to promote access to international markets for audiovisual works. These projects concern the development and/or pre-production phases (for example international co-production markets) and activities downstream (events facilitating inter­national sales of the works).

·         Support for distribution and circulation: this action aims at encouraging distribution, promotion, screening and diffusion of European works in third-country markets and of audiovisual works from third countries in Europe under optimum conditions.

·         Cross-over activities: this action aims at supporting projects of a cross-cutting nature, i.e. touching upon several priorities of the programme, e.g. trainings with subsequent pitching events at co- production meetings.

BENEFICIARIES:
The coordinator of the group must have its registered office in a Member State of the European.
The group must include at least one co-beneficiary linked to the audiovisual sector which has its registered office in a non-EU country other than Croatia and Switzerland