The MEDIA development scheme supports European independent production companies to develop projects with international potential for cinema, television and digital platforms. The total budget for 2014 is estimated at €17.5 million.

For single projects grants are awarded in lump sums:

€60,000 for animation projects
€50,000 for fiction projects with budgets below €1.5M
€30,000 for fiction projects with budgets equal to or above €1.5M
€25,000 for creative documentary projects

For Slate Funding (3-5 projects) applicants can apply for grants from €70,000 to €20,000 (capped at €150,000 for slates that are only made up of documentaries). Each project on the slate can recieve €10,000 to €60,000.

The grant requested cannot exceed 50% of your total development budget.

DEADLINE: 28. March 2014

To apply for a grant you will first have to register your company or organisation through the Participant Portal and receive a Participant Identification Code (PIC).

Detailed informationen & consulting proviedes the Creative Europe Desk.