Media 2007 programme - Development, Distribution, Promotion and Training

There has been a call for proposals for the Media 2007 programme – Development, Distribution, Promotion and Training — (EACEA/5/12)

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 measures to be implemented under this Decision involves improving the continuous vocational training of professionals in the audiovisual sector, so as to give them the know-how and skills needed to create competitive products on the European and other markets.

This call for proposals is the last continuous training call to be launched under MEDIA 2007 and offers a two-year framework partnership agreement.

Eligible candidates:
— film and television schools,
— universities,
— specialist vocational training establishments,
— private companies in the audiovisual sector,
— organisations/professional associations specialising in the audiovisual sector.

Candidates must be established in one of the following countries:
– the 27 countries of the European Union,
– the 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 audiovisual technologies
— training in script project development

Duration:
Projects shall last for a maximum period of 12 months.

Budget:
The total budget available is EUR 7 000 000.
The financial support from the Commission cannot exceed 50% or 60% of the total eligible costs.

Deadline: 16 April 2012
Call text: http://eur-lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/LexUriServ.do?uri=OJ:C:2012:035:0040:0041:EN:PDF

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