EURIMAGES - European Cinema Support Fund

Distribution Support

Changes to Distribution support in 2017:

As from 1 January 2017, the Distribution Support Programme is intended only for professionals based in Eurimages member States which do not have access to the EU Creative Europe-MEDIA distribution programme, i.e.:  Armenia, Georgia, Russian Federation, Switzerland and Turkey.

2017 Regulations for the Distribution Support Programme

Support for "marketing and publicity costs" for eligible films destined for distributors selected by Eurimages.

Distributors will be deemed eligible according to their profile, experience, and catalogue of European films. They must provide proof of a theatrical distribution strategy adapted to their country’s situation and have co-operation agreements with local exhibitors, preferably those members of the Eurimages theatrical network.

How to submit an application?

Applications must be submitted at the latest by 6pm on the deadline corresponding to each call for projects.

Applications for the pre-selection
of distributors may only be made once a year, for the deadline corresponding to the second call for projects. 

Application  for Distributors pre-selection deadline: Dates of publication of exchange rates for non-euro countries Board of Management
meeting dates:
20 APRIL 2017 17 MARCH 2017 19-23 JUNE 2017


Application form - A

Catalogue of films - A - Excel document

Request for payment of support*

There are 3 deadlines each year for submitting requests for payment  to be taken into consideration for the subsequent meetings of the Board of Management. 

For films released during the period: Request for payment support deadlines: Dates of publication of exchange rates for non-euro countries Board of Management
meeting dates:

1 OCTOBER to 31 DECEMBER 2016

12 JANUARY 2017 08 DECEMBER 2016 7-10 MARCH 2017
1 JANUARY to 30 JUNE 2017
24 AUGUST 2017 21 JULY 2017 16-20 OCTOBER 2017
1 JULY to 30 SEPTEMBER 2017 24 OCTOBER 2017 22 SEPTEMBER 2017 12-15 DECEMBER 2017
1 OCTOBER to 31 DECEMBER 2017 ... JANUARY 2017 tbc ... MARCH 2018


*All documents, including those listed 1 to 4 in the application for payment form - B must be submitted by email or file sharing services to Eurimages.distribution@coe.int.

For the requested documents, please use the following reference system:
17-XXX _Film title in English_application form
17-XXX _Film title in English_acquisition agreement
17-XXX_Film title in English_theatrical release
17-XXX_Film title in English_paid invoices





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