EURIMAGES - European Cinema Support Fund

 

Digital equipment support for theatres

 

Please note: this support programme will be discontinued as from 1 January 2015.

 

The programme intends to support exhibitors who operate theatres assisted by the Eurimages exhibition support programme (in Albania, "The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia", Russia, Serbia, Turkey, Georgia). Please note that from 1 January 2014, theatres in Bosnia-Herzegovina are no longer eligible for this support.
Under this programme, a grant, capped at €30 000 per screen and/or 50% of the purchase and installation costs of the digital equipment, would be awarded by Eurimages. This sum shall be used to finance the purchase and installation of digital projectors, servers and other related options. To complete the overall financing, exhibitors must seek any additional funding from their national or local authorities or secure investments from their own equity or private sources.

Following a tender procedure by the Council of Europe, the Belgian company Dcinex (formerly XDC International) has been selected to be the exclusive provider for the implementation of this programme. Special conditions concerning various brands and types of equipment have been negotiated with this company.

 
REGULATIONS (NEW RULES FROM 2014)

 Please carefully read the regulations for the digital equipment support programme for theatres

HOW TO SUBMIT AN APPLICATION

The application deadlines for 2014 will be on 16 January, 14 April, 25 August and 20 October 2014.
To be taken into consideration, the application must be received in the Eurimages’ offices no later than 6 pm of the deadline date.  
Requests for support should be submitted using the official application form (with the operating statements) and providing a preliminary quote from the digital equipment provider Dcinex (formerly XDC International).

 

Exhibitors shall contact Dcinex (formerly XDC International) -contact details below- to receive information regarding the technical and financial offer and to establish the preliminary quote.
When submitting an application, the exhibitors are invited to send by email, the documents 1 to 3 grouped within one document imperatively in «PDF» format, to: eurimages.digitisation@coe.int
Please note that the original documents (application form and all items of evidence of financing) will be requested by Eurimages at a later stage if the support decision is positive.


Please read the overview of the application procedures.


CONTACTS

Eurimages:
Ms Susan Newman-Baudais, +33 3 90 21 60 18, eurimages.digitisation@coe.int

 

Dcinex (formerly XDC International) (Presentation):
Mr Till Cussmann, +32 49 55 73 792, till.cussmann@dcinex.com
www.dcinex.com

 
 

Info for producers

  • The new regulations for Co-production support are now available! They will come into force on 1 January 2016. Click here to access the full text!

Info for exhibitors

  • From 1 January 2016, the rules for Eurimages' support for theatres have been modified. A theatre that wishes to join the network must apply before 30 June at 6pm of the current year for an accession the following year.

    Full participation in the Creative Europe-Media Sub-programme is announced for 2016 for “the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia”, Albania and Serbia. Therefore these countries will no longer be eligible for Eurimages’ theatre support programme.

    Only theatres located 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.

     

Info for distributors

  • From 1 January 2016, the rules for Eurimages' support for distribution have been modified.

    Full participation in the Creative Europe-Media Sub-programme is announced for 2016 for “the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia”, Albania and Serbia. Therefore these countries will no longer be eligible for Eurimages’ distribution support programmes.

    This support is intended for professionals based in Eurimages member states which do not have access to the EU Creative Europe-MEDIA distribution programme: Armenia, Georgia, Russian Federation, Switzerland and Turkey.

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