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European Co-development - CREA-MEDIA-2023

Session opening:

  • 08.12.2022

Session expirations:

  • 26.04.2023 Closed


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. 
The European co-development shall provide support to the development of a single project for commercial exploitation intended for cinema release, television broadcasting or commercial exploitation on digital platforms or a multi-platform environment in the following categories: animation, creative documentary or fiction.
The project must be co-developed by at least two European independent production companies, having signed a co-development agreement specifying the division of tasks and the collaboration on creative aspects.

Data sheet


  • Co-Production

Distribution channel

  • Cinema
  • Television
  • Web

Film industry branch

  • Production


  • € 6,500,000

Eligible projects

  • Feature Film
  • TV series
  • Documentary
  • Animation


  • Italian production company
  • European production company

Maximum contribution

€ 60,000

€ 100,000 for TV series with a production budget of 20M

Maximum quota on cost


Type of contribution

  • Non-repayable grants


To be eligible, the applicants must:

  • be legal entities (public or private bodies);
  • be established in one of the eligible countries;
  • be independent European audiovisual production companies;
  • the project leader (the coordinator) be able to demonstrate recent experience  in producing internationally distributed works;
  • submit a single application both as an applicant on the European list and as a project leader. However, they can be partners in a co-development project;
  • schedule the first day of shooting at least 10 months after the deadline for submitting applications;
  • the project leader or partner owning the majority of the rights relating to the projects.

Projects should not normally exceed 30 months (extensions are possible, if duly justified and through an amendment).

Fundings in focus

All fundings