Creative Europe’s MEDIA sub-programme

Posted on 16th November 2017 by Belfast Media Festival

Creative Europe’s MEDIA sub-programme

Are you a Northern Ireland-based producer looking to develop a project with international potential for cinema, television or digital platforms? Or a Northern Ireland-based video game company looking to develop a playable prototype of a narrative-led video game?

You may be interested in hearing more about funding schemes in Creative Europe’s MEDIA sub-programme. Join Creative Europe Desk UK – Northern Ireland at a free information session in December. Registration is essential.

On Monday 11th at 12 you are invited to a general information session for an overview of the current funding schemes. Book your place.

On Tuesday 12th December at 10, join us for an introduction to the Video Games Scheme. Book your place.

After each introductory session we’re offering one-to-one meetings with a member of Creative Europe Desk UK team, so if you are considering putting in an application, be sure to book ASAP.

What is Creative Europe?

  • Creative Europe is the European Union’s programme to support the cultural, creative and audiovisual sectors.
  • From 2014-2020, €1.46 billion is available to support European projects with the potential to travel, reach new audiences and encourage skill sharing and development.
  • The Culture sub-programme supports the cultural, creative and heritage sectors.
  • The MEDIA sub-programme invests in film, television, new media and games.

Creative Europe MEDIA Funding Schemes

Creative Europe has three funding schemes for producers:

  • Development: Single Project, for independent production companies looking to develop a project with international potential for cinema, television or digital platforms.
  • Development: Slate, for companies developing 3-5 projects.
  • TV Programming, supporting the production of fiction, animation or creative documentary projects financed through pre-sales to European broadcasters.

Creative Europe Video Games scheme:

  • Development: Video Games for the development of narrative-led video games (from concept to the first version of a playable prototype), regardless of platform or expected distribution method, which are intended for commercial exploitation. (for companies registered for a minimum of 12 months).

Further information on these schemes and others, including eligibility criteria and deadlines can be found on the Creative Europe Desk UK website.

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