call for proposals for the Media 2007 programme - Development, Distribution, Promotion and Training — (EACEA/02/11)

There has been a call for proposals for the Media 2007 programme – Development, Distribution, Promotion and Training — (EACEA/02/11)

This call for proposals is based on the Decision No 1718/2006/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 15 November 2006 concerning the implementation of a programme of support for the European audiovisual sector (MEDIA 2007).
One of the objectives of the programme is to encourage exchanges and cooperation, in supporting the networking of European training players, in particular Higher educations institutions, training organisations and partners of the audiovisual sector and to encourage the mobility of students and trainers in Europe.

Eligible candidates:
— Pan-European consortia of Higher education institutions,
— Training organisations and partners from the audiovisual sector

Candidates must be established in one of the following countries:
– the 27 countries of the European Union,
– the EFTA and EEA countries: Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway;
– Switzerland and Croatia.

Eligible actions:
The following actions and their activities, taking place in the MEDIA countries, are eligible:
Actions aiming at developing the capacity of audiovisual professionals to understand and integrate a European dimension to their work by improving expertise in the following fields:
— training in economic, financial and commercial management
— training in new technologies
— training in script project development

Duration:
Projects shall last for period of 12 months (or 18 months maximum when dully justified).
The action must occur between 1 September 2011 and 30 June 2013.

Budget:
The total budget available is EUR 2 000 000.
The financial support from the Commission cannot exceed 50% or 75% of the total eligible costs.

Deadline: 29 April 2011
Call text: http://eur-lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/LexUriServ.do?uri=OJ:C:2011:039:0016:0017:EN:PDF