EURIMAGES - European Cinema Support Fund


Exhibition Support


NEW! As from 2017, exhibitors in the Eurimages network are invited to organise an event on International Women’s Day, 8 March, by screening a film directed by a woman.
If this objective is reached, Eurimages shall pay a bonus of €0.50 per admission for programmed non-national European films directed by women.

This bonus which will be granted provided that the corresponding budget is available, will be set with a maximum threshold of €2 500 per theatre.


 To increase the programming of European films in theatres in Eurimages member states that do not have access to support under the Creative Europe MEDIA programme are eligible for the Eurimages programme of support for theatres: Armenia, Georgia, Russian Federation, Switzerland and Turkey.

 To support initiatives by cinemas which programme and promote European films on their screens;

 To develop a network of theatres at European level to allow concerted efforts between cinema exhibitors and distributors and with other European organisations that sponsor theatres.

 A theatre that wishes to join the network must apply before 30 June (6pm) of the current year for an accession the following year.
In order to do so, the following form needs to be filled in and sent to the following address before 30 June (6pm) of the current year.

Upon receipt of this document, Europa Cinemas will register your application and will follow up your application file exclusively online.
Europa Cinemas will assist you in the finalisation and validation of your application.

If you have any questions, please write to:





 Regulations for the Theatre support:

You will find here after the regulations for theatres supported in previous years: 2016, 2014, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008

Info for producers

  • New regulations as from 1 January 2017 available here

Info for exhibitors

  • New regulations as from 1 January 2017 available here

Info for distributors

  • New regulations as from 1 January 2017 available here

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