Training Providers

The MEDIA Sub-programme Training & Networks scheme supports activities aimed at increasing the skills and networking capabilities of professionals in the audio-visual sector. This scheme offers grants to training providers with the aim of helping providers deliver vocational training activities. Activities may take the form of workshops and/or online coaching sessions and dissemination tools by using proven or testing new learning, teaching and coaching methods and best practice dissemination.

Deadline

14 April, 2016

Available Funding

Grants can cover eligible personnel, operations and sub-contracting costs linked to the delivery of the course. The grant available depends on the kind of course that is proposed.

  • European Actions: 60% of the total eligible costs
  • International Actions: 80% of the total eligible costs

Eligible Applicants

European entities such as private companies, non-profit organisations, associations, charities, foundations, municipalities or local authorities can apply for a two-year partnership agreement to organise training programmes which aim to develop the capacity of audiovisual professionals to understand and integrate a European and international dimension in their work.

Eligible Activities

Training programmes must develop the capacity of audiovisual professionals to integrate a European and international dimension into their work by improving expertise in the following areas:

  • Audience development
  • Marketing, distribution and exhibition
  • Financial and commercial management
  • Project development and production
  • Opportunities and challenges of the digital shift

Eligible target groups include:

  • Producers, directors, writers, script editors, commissioning editors, distributors, exhibitors, sales agents, new-media content providers
  • Professionals working specifically in animation and post-production
  • Professionals from the legal, banking and financial sectors connected to the audio-visual industry.

Training providers must choose from one of the following:

  • European Actions: Courses which aim to improve the skills and competences of professionals who operate mainly in Europe. At least 80% of participants must come from countries that are participating in the MEDIA sub-programme.
  • International Actions: Courses which aim to build the expertise, knowledge and capacity of European professionals to collaborate with their non-European counterparts in order to access international networks. Between 35% and 50% of participants can come from countries that are not participating in the MEDIA sub-programme.

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 Training Scheme.

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