Automatic support - Closed

EACEA 01/2011 published in the EU’s Official Journal C121 of 19.04.2011

Support for the transnational distribution of European films and the networking of European cinema distribution companies - System of 'Automatic' support.

DEADLINES:
  • Generation: Closed
  • Reinvestment: 1/10/2012.

Total budget available: EUR 18,977,675

Reference year for the eligible admissions: 2011

Earliest date of copyright for the films to be eligible: 2008

Eligible actions

The ‘automatic’ support scheme works in two phases:

  • generation of a potential Fund, proportional to the number of paying admission tickets sold for non- domestic European films in States participating in the programme during the reference year (2010), up to a fixed ceiling per film and adjusted for each country,
  • reinvestment of the potential Fund: thus generated by each company, the Fund must be reinvested in three modules (three types of action) by 1 October 2012:
    1. the co-production of non-national European films;
    2. the acquisition of distribution rights, for example by means of minimum guarantees, of non-national European films; and/or in
    3. editing costs (prints, dubbing and subtitling), promotion costs and publicity costs for non-national European films.

For the film to be eligible its first copyright must not have been established before 2008.

Action type 1 and 2

The maximum duration of the actions is 30 months.

The actions have to start on 1 August 2011 and finish on 1 February 2014.

Action type 3

The maximum duration of the actions is 42 months.EN C 121/66 Official Journal of the European Union 19.4.2011 ( 1 ) OJ L 327, 24.11.2006, p. 12.


The actions have to start on 1 February 2011 and finish on 1 August 2014.


Reinvestment applications must be sent to the Agency by the deadlines set out in the table below.

ModuleDates of the projectDeadline for presentation of the reinvestment projectPeriod of eligibility of costs
1.Co-productionThe co-production contract may be signed at the earliest on 1/08/2011Within 3 months of the signature of the co-production contract and no later than 01/10/2012From 1/08/2011 until 1/02/2014
2.Minimum guaranteeThe distribution contract/ license agreement may be signed at the earliest on 1/08/2011Within 3 months of the signature of the distribution contract/license agreement (Deal Memo or Long Form Agreement are both accepted) and no later than 01/10/2012From 1/08/2011 until 1/02/2014
3.P&A costsThe first theatrical release of the film in the territory may take place at the earliest on 1/08/2011 and at the latest on 01/10/2013At the latest on the day of the first theatrical release of the film in the territory and no later than 01/10/2012From 1/02/2011 until 1/08/2014

Guidelines

These Guidelines explain how to submit a proposal. Please read them carefully before filling in the application forms.

Forms for reinvestment projects (as of 1st August 2011)

Budget Form

Call for Proposals

The announcement in all official languages of the EU was published in Official Journal C121 of 19 April 2011.

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Distribution
For more information
Application Pack

This zip file contains the Call for Proposals (in English), the Application Forms and the Budget Form for reinvestment.

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