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Call: Multilingual audiovisual news content using European media platforms

Acronym DG CONNECT- digital single market
Type of Fund Others
Description of programme
"Directorate General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology"

DG CONNECT is the Commission department responsible to develop a digital single market to generate smart, sustainable and inclusive growth in Europe and carries out the Commission's policies on:

  • Digital economy and society
  • Research and innovation
  • Business and industry
  • Culture and media
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Multilingual audiovisual news content using European media platforms
Description of call
"Multilingual audiovisual news content using European media platforms"
This call aims at funding a project to improve the curation and dissemination of audiovisual news content and informative non-fictional programming, in at least five Union languages, across one or several VOD European platform(s). The platform(s) must allow for the curation and spread of existing content, which requires close cooperation of several media actors who agree to share content amongst themselves and make them available to audiences cross borders. The content should be consistently reachable across as many Union countries as possible. The aim is to increase the variety of audiovisual news, informative content and programming with a pan-European perspective available to citizens, by enhancing cross-border collaboration between news media actors. The content should have a general interest approach, i.e. covering current affairs and topics relevant to the daily lives of European citizens.
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Thematic Focus Community Integration, European Citizenship, Shared Services, Capacity Building, Cooperation Networks, Institutional Cooperation
Funding area EU Member States
Candidate Countries
United Kingdom
Origin of Applicant EU Member States
Candidate Countries
United Kingdom
Eligible applicants Education and Training Centres, Lobby Group / Professional Association / Trade Union, International Organization, Small and Medium Sized Enterprises, SMEs (between 10 and 249 employees), Microenterprises (fewer than 10 employees), NGO / NPO, Start Up Company, Enterprise (more than 250 employees or not defined)
Applicant details
Proposals may be submitted by any of the following applicants:
- News media companies active in the audiovisual media industry (online or linear);
- Other organisations active in the audiovisual media industry (online or linear).
- Natural persons are not eligible except self-employed persons or equivalent (i.e. sole traders) where the company does not possess legal personality separate from that of the natural person. Natural persons cannot assume the role of coordinator of the project.
Project Partner Yes
Further info The suggested duration of projects is 12 months and should not exceed 16 months
Type of Funding Grants
Financial details Total call budget: 1,7 million €
The Commission expects to fund 1 proposal
Co-financing rate: max. 70%
Submission European Commission
Directorate General Communication Networks, Content and Technology
Directorate I – Unit I3- Audiovisual Industry and Media Support Programmes
For the attention of the Head of Unit
Office: BU25 05/130 B-1049 Brussels
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