Creative Europe (CREA)

Summary

The Creative Europe Programme supports the culture and audiovisual sectors.

Programme Description

The Programme aims to:

  • Help the cultural and creative sectors seize the opportunities of the digital age and globalisation
  • Enable the sectors to reach their economic potential, contributing to sustainable growth, jobs, and social cohesion
  • Give Europe’s culture and media sectors access to new international opportunities, markets, and audiences.

This will involve providing funding for 2,500 artists and cultural professionals, 2,000 cinemas, 800 films, 4,500 book translations as well as a financial guarantee facility.

Total Budget

€ 2,44 billion

Thematic Categories

  • Audiovisual sector and Media
  • Culture
  • Natural and Cultural Heritage

Eligibility for Participation

  • Central Government
  • Educational Institutions
  • Employers
  • Large Enterprises
  • Private Bodies
  • Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs)
  • Training Centres

Call Opening Date

01/01/2021

Call Closing Date

31/12/2027

National Contact Point(s)

Organization of European Programs & Cultural Relations

Νenant Μbogntanovitz

Business Planning Coordinator

Ifigenias 27, 2007 Acropolis, Nicosia

Telephone: +357 7000 1300

info@epcr.org.cy

nb@epcr.org.cy

Programme/Sub-programme/Plan Calls
  • Networks of European Cinemas

    Opened

    Code: 20866 | Identifier Code: CREA-MEDIA-2022-CINNET | Programme name: Creative Europe (CREA) | Sub-program: MEDIA | Start submission calls: 05/04/2022 | End submission calls: 28/07/2022

    The aim of the support is to create and operate a network of cinemas with a view to enable the following activities:

    • Networking activities: information, animation and communication in view of increasing the audience reach and implementing innovative and collaborative actions.
    • Provide financial support to participating cinemas implementing eligible activities

  • Innovation Lab

    Opened

    Code: 19664 | Identifier Code: CREA-CROSS-2022-INNOVLAB | Programme name: Creative Europe (CREA) | Sub-program: Cross-sectoral strand | Start submission calls: 01/03/2022 | End submission calls: 07/09/2022

    The Creative Innovation Lab shall incentivise players from different cultural and creative sectors to design and test innovative digital solutions with a potential positive long-term impact on multiple cultural and creative sectors.
    For the purposes of this year’s call, in addition to recurring objectives and activities, a thematic approach is also being adopted. For the second year of the Creative Innovation Lab the two themes are greening as well as innovative education tools to tackle relevant societal topics such as disinformation. The aim is to foster lifecycle thinking and promote a more sustainable and inclusive living environment and way of life.

  • European VOD networks and operators

    Opened

    Code: 19661 | Identifier Code: CREA-MEDIA-2022-VODNET | Programme name: Creative Europe (CREA) | Sub-program: MEDIA | Start submission calls: 01/03/2022 | End submission calls: 02/06/2022

    The objective is to support European Video on Demand (VOD) networks and operators, screening a significant proportion of non-national European works, with the aim to improve their competitiveness and attractiveness.

  • Circulation of European literary works

    Opened

    Code: 19658 | Identifier Code: CREA-CULT-2022-LIT | Programme name: Creative Europe (CREA) | Sub-program: Culture | Start submission calls: 01/03/2022 | End submission calls: 31/05/2022

    This action will support projects that will translate, publish, distribute and promote works of fiction.

  • NEWS-Journalism partnerships

    Opened

    Code: 19515 | Identifier Code: CREA-CROSS-2022-JOURPART | Programme name: Creative Europe (CREA) | Sub-program: Cross-sectoral strand | Start submission calls: 24/02/2022 | End submission calls: 07/09/2022

    Journalism Partnerships shall encourage systemic cooperation between professional news media organisations to improve the viability and competitiveness of professionally produced journalism, by focusing on collaborative business transformation and/or collaborative journalistic projects.

  • Markets & networking

    Opened

    Code: 19305 | Identifier Code: CREA-MEDIA-2022-MARKETNET | Programme name: Creative Europe (CREA) | Sub-program: MEDIA | Start submission calls: 22/02/2022 | End submission calls: 28/06/2022

    The objective of the Markets & networking support:

    • To encourage business-to-business exchanges among European audiovisual professionals, and in particular an increased participation from LCC Group B countries, by facilitating access to physical and online markets;
    • To include industry events focused on contents and/or the uptake of new technologies and business models, as long as they can make an impact on visibility and sales of European works;
    • To value environmental-friendly approaches;

  • European slate development

    Closed

    Code: 18741 | Identifier Code: CREA-MEDIA-2022-DEVSLATE | Programme name: Creative Europe (CREA) | Sub-program: MEDIA | Start submission calls: 03/02/2022 | End submission calls: 27/04/2022

    The objective of the European slate development support is to foster the competitiveness of European independent production companies and to increase their economic weight on the market. The aim is also to increase the capacity of audiovisual producers to develop projects with the potential to circulate throughout Europe and beyond, and to facilitate European and international coproduction.

  • Fostering European Media Talents and Skills

    Closed

    Code: 18662 | Identifier Code: CREA-MEDIA-2022-TRAINING | Programme name: Creative Europe (CREA) | Sub-program: MEDIA | Start submission calls: 10/02/2022 | End submission calls: 04/05/2022

    The objective of the Skills and Talent Development support is to foster talents and skills of the audiovisual sector professionals. Strengthen the capacity of audiovisual professionals to adapt to new creative processes and new business models with a view to maximise and fully exploit the opportunities of digital innovation across the value chain.

  • TV and online content

    Closed

    Code: 18629 | Identifier Code: CREA-MEDIA-2022-TVONLINE | Programme name: Creative Europe (CREA) | Sub-program: MEDIA | Start submission calls: 03/02/2022 | End submission calls: 05/04/2022

    The objective of the support to TV and online content is to increase the capacity of audiovisual producers to develop and produce strong projects with significant potential to circulate throughout Europe and beyond, and to facilitate European and international co-productions within the television and online sector.

  • Video games and immersive content development

    Closed

    Code: 18626 | Identifier Code: CREA-MEDIA-2022-DEVVGIM | Programme name: Creative Europe (CREA) | Sub-program: MEDIA | Start submission calls: 03/02/2022 | End submission calls: 12/04/2022

    The objective of the support to Video games and immersive content development is to increase the capacity of European video game producers, XR studios and audiovisual production companies to develop video games and interactive immersive experiences with the potential to reach global audiences.

  • European Film Distribution

    Closed

    Code: 18509 | Identifier Code: CREA-MEDIA-2022-FILMDIST | Programme name: Creative Europe (CREA) | Sub-program: MEDIA | Start submission calls: 03/02/2022 | End submission calls: 05/04/2022

    The European Film Distribution support shall encourage and support the wider transnational distribution of recent European films by providing funds to distributors, based upon their performance on the market, for further reinvestment in the acquisition, promotion and distribution (including online) of recent non-national European films.

  • Innovative tools and business models

    Closed

    Code: 18507 | Identifier Code: CREA-MEDIA-2022-INNOVBUSMOD | Programme name: Creative Europe (CREA) | Sub-program: MEDIA | Start submission calls: 03/02/2022 | End submission calls: 07/04/2022

    The objective of the Innovative tools and Business models action is to strengthen the competitiveness, scalability and sustainability of the European European players, as well as to improve the visibility and availability of European works and increase audiences in the digital environment. The aim is to support projects focusing on the specific challenges of the audiovisual sector such as discoverability, sequencing of release windows, financing and territoriality in order to enable strong and visible offers of European works online and across borders to a wide public.

  • NEWS-Media Literacy

    Closed

    Code: 18504 | Identifier Code: CREA-CROSS-2022-MEDIALITERACY | Programme name: Creative Europe (CREA) | Sub-program: MEDIA | Start submission calls: 03/02/2022 | End submission calls: 06/04/2022

    Media literacy aims to allow citizens to develop a critical understanding and use of the media. Media literacy is also a powerful instrument to limit the impact of disinformation. To this end, media literacy actions will encourage knowledge sharing and exchanges on media literacy policies and practices. 

  • Films on the Move

    Closed

    Code: 18502 | Identifier Code: CREA-MEDIA-2022-FILMOVE | Programme name: Creative Europe (CREA) | Sub-program: MEDIA | Start submission calls: 03/02/2022 | End submission calls: 15/03/2022

    The Films on the Move action shall encourage and support the wider distribution of recent non-national European films by encouraging sales agents and theatrical distributors in particular to invest in promotion and adequate distribution of non- national European films.

  • MEDIA 360°

    Closed

    Code: 18498 | Identifier Code: CREA-MEDIA-2022-MEDIA360 | Programme name: Creative Europe (CREA) | Sub-program: MEDIA | Start submission calls: 03/02/2022 | End submission calls: 12/04/2022

    The objective of the MEDIA 360° support is to exploit synergies among existing ecosystems, to develop further cooperation potential, to reach economies of scale across different supported activities, create impact across the value-chain. This action shall support a package of activities related to facilitating the creation and promotion of European content, and/or the uptake of new technologies or business models for the audiovisual sector.

  • Networks of European Festivals

    Closed

    Code: 18496 | Identifier Code: CREA-MEDIA-2022-FESTNET | Programme name: Creative Europe (CREA) | Sub-program: MEDIA | Start submission calls: 03/02/2022 | End submission calls: 07/04/2022

    The Networks of European festivals shall provide support to coordinated/collaborative activities among European audiovisual festivals aiming at increasing audiences’ interest in non-national European audiovisual content and promoting its circulation and visibility.

  • European Cooperation projects Large Scale

    Closed

    Code: 18349 | Identifier Code: CREA-CULT-2022-COOP-3 | Programme name: Creative Europe (CREA) | Sub-program: Culture | Start submission calls: 01/02/2022 | End submission calls: 31/03/2022

    This action aims to pursue the objectives of the CULTURE strand of the programme, projects involving exclusively organisations from the audio-visual sector and projects of an exclusive audiovisual content are not targeted for funding under it. This topic is focused on Large Scale.

  • European Cooperation projects Medium Scale

    Closed

    Code: 18341 | Identifier Code: CREA-CULT-2022-COOP-2 | Programme name: Creative Europe (CREA) | Sub-program: Culture | Start submission calls: 01/02/2022 | End submission calls: 31/03/2022

    This action aims to pursue the objectives of the CULTURE strand of the programme, projects involving exclusively organisations from the audio-visual sector and projects of an exclusive audiovisual content are not targeted for funding under it.
    This topic is focused on Medium Scale.

  • European Cooperation projects Small Scale

    Closed

    Code: 18336 | Identifier Code: CREA-CULT-2022-COOP-1 | Programme name: Creative Europe (CREA) | Sub-program: Culture | Start submission calls: 01/02/2022 | End submission calls: 31/03/2022

    This action aims to pursue the objectives of the CULTURE strand of the programme, projects involving exclusively organisations from the audio-visual sector and projects of an exclusive audiovisual content are not targeted for funding under it.
    This topic is focused on Small-scale projects.

  • European Co-development

    Closed

    Code: 13044 | Identifier Code: CREA-MEDIA-2021-CODEV | Programme name: Creative Europe (CREA) | Sub-program: MEDIA | Start submission calls: 01/06/2021 | End submission calls: 17/11/2021

    The objective of the support to European co-development is to support the cooperation among European production companies that are developing works with a strong international audience potential.

  • Audience Development and Film education

    Closed

    Code: 13041 | Identifier Code: CREA-MEDIA-2021-AUDFILMEDU | Programme name: Creative Europe (CREA) | Sub-program: MEDIA | Start submission calls: 01/06/2021 | End submission calls: 05/10/2021

    Objective – expected results:

    • Stimulate interest and increase knowledge of audiences in European films and audiovisual works including specific programmes on film heritage
    • Strengthen pan-European cooperation for innovative audience development and film education projects especially using new digital tools
    • Increase pan-European impact and audience outreach
    • Develop film education projects across European and non-European territories

  • Circulation of European literary works

    Closed

    Code: 13035 | Identifier Code: CREA-CULT-2021-LIT | Programme name: Creative Europe (CREA) | Sub-program: Culture | Start submission calls: 15/06/2021 | End submission calls: 30/09/2021

    This action will support projects that will translate, publish, distribute and promote works of fiction.

  • European Platforms for the promotion of emerging artists

    Closed

    Code: 4025 | Identifier Code: CREA-CULT-2021-PLAT | Programme name: Creative Europe (CREA) | Sub-program: Culture | Start submission calls: 22/06/2021 | End submission calls: 29/09/2021

    This Call will support projects that aim to increase the visibility and the circulation of European emerging artists and works outside their own borders, in Europe and beyond. It also seeks to increase access to and participation in cultural events and activities, as well as audience engagement and development. Such projects are also designed to contribute to the implementation of EU policy priorities in the culture field.

  • European Festivals

    Closed

    Code: 3992 | Identifier Code: CREA-MEDIA-2021-FEST | Programme name: Creative Europe (CREA) | Sub-program: MEDIA | Start submission calls: 01/06/2021 | End submission calls: 24/08/2021

    The aim of the present call is to provide support to European festivals and festivals’ networks, screening a significant proportion of non-national European works, while preserving their identity and unique profile.

  • European VOD networks and operators

    Closed

    Code: 3988 | Identifier Code: CREA-MEDIA-2021-VODNET | Programme name: Creative Europe (CREA) | Sub-program: MEDIA | Start submission calls: 01/06/2021 | End submission calls: 05/10/2021

    The aim of the action is to increase cross-border collaboration between existing European VOD services.

  • European Cooperation projects

    Closed

    Code: 3985 | Identifier Code: CREA-CULT-2021-COOP | Programme name: Creative Europe (CREA) | Sub-program: Culture | Start submission calls: 08/06/2021 | End submission calls: 07/09/2021

    The call will support projects involving a large diversity of players active in different cultural and creative sectors, to carry out a broad spectrum of activities and initiatives.

  • Pan-European cultural entities

    Closed

    Code: 3979 | Identifier Code: CREA-CULT-2021-PECE | Programme name: Creative Europe (CREA) | Sub-program: Culture | Start submission calls: 08/06/2021 | End submission calls: 26/08/2021

    This Call is under the Culture subprogramme of the Creative Europe programme and it will support projects proposed by cultural entities, including orchestras with artists from at least 20 countries – whose aim is to offer training, professionalization and performance opportunities for young high potential artists.

  • European Networks of Cultural and Creative Organisations

    Closed

    Code: 3976 | Identifier Code: CREA-CULT-2021-NET | Programme name: Creative Europe (CREA) | Sub-program: Culture | Start submission calls: 08/06/2021 | End submission calls: 26/08/2021

    The support to European Networks of Cultural and Creative Organisations action intends to enhance the capacities of European cultural and creative sectors to face common challenges and nurture talents, innovate, prosper and generate jobs and growth.

  • Innovation Lab

    Closed

    Code: 3972 | Identifier Code: CREA-CROSS-2021-INNOVLAB | Programme name: Creative Europe (CREA) | Sub-program: Cross-sectoral strand | Start submission calls: 01/06/2021 | End submission calls: 05/10/2021

    The Creative Innovation Lab shall incentivise players from different cultural and creative sectors to design and test innovative digital solutions with a potential positive long-term impact on multiple cultural and creative sectors.

  • Films on the Move

    Closed

    Code: 3969 | Identifier Code: CREA-MEDIA-2021-FILMOVE | Programme name: Creative Europe (CREA) | Sub-program: MEDIA | Start submission calls: 01/06/2021 | End submission calls: 24/08/2021

    The Films on the Move action shall encourage and support the wider distribution of recent non-national European films by encouraging sales agents and theatrical distributors in particular to invest in promotion and adequate distribution of non-national European films.

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