Distribution support to Sales Agents

The MEDIA Sub-Programme offers financial support to European Sales Agents who can demonstrate a track record in the Sales of non-national European films.


16 June 2017 at 11:00 am Irish time 

Available Funding

An initial support of €20,000 is available to Sales Agents.

Eligible Applicants

Sales agent who meet the following criteria during a specified reference period:

  • That they were the appointed Sales Agent of at least 8 eligible European Films (of which at least 1 was non-national) with an agreement to sell the film in at least 10 MEDIA Sub-Programme participating countries.
  • That for at least 3 of these films in at least 3 countries participating in the MEDIA Sub-Programme there was a theatrical release (outside the country of origin) as evidenced by Distributor declarations under the Cinema Automatic Scheme.

An additional potential fund may be available depending on the potential fund generated under the Cinema Automatic Scheme for theatrical distribution of non-national films.

Reinvestment Deadline

03 Oct, 2018  

(3 Oct, 2017 for the previous Call)

How to Apply

Click here for detailed information on how to apply to Creative Europe MEDIA Schemes. 

Click here for detailed Guidelines and other documents relating to the Sales Agent Scheme

Please contact Creative Europe Desk Ireland – MEDIA Office or MEDIA Office Galway, if you have any questions regarding your application.