Broadening Participation: European Mini-Slate Development

Deadline: August 12th, 2021

NB: This call is not open to Irish companies who wish to apply as lead partners. It is only open to companies from Low Capacity Countries. *


  • To allow European producers in Low Audiovisual Capacity Countries (Groups A and B)* to scale up, diversify, innovate and solidify their position in the market.


  • The development of 2-3 Animation, Creative Documentary or Fiction projects for Cinema, TV or Digital Platforms. A short film by emerging talent may also be included in the Slate.


European Production companies from Low Audiovisual Capacity Countries* capable of/with resources to work on several projects in parallel who must:

  • have produced one Animation, Creative Documentary or Fiction project of at least 24 minutes duration (unless VR) since 2014 
  • Which were commercially distributed in at least 3 countries other than their own at any time before the deadline.
  • Works produced by the Applicant company or a personal credit as Producer 

The submitted works cannot enter production within 10 months of the Application


How to Apply: 

Applications for this call will be processed through the European Commission's Funding & Tender Opportunities Portal (F&TP) which can be found here.

There is detailed information on how to access the F&T Portal here

You can see further information on how to apply here

 * List of Low capacity countries: 
Group A: Czech Republic, Estonia, Romania, Greece, Croatia, Portugal, Poland; 
Group B: Bulgaria, Luxembourg, Slovenia, Lithuania, Slovakia, Hungary, Latvia, Cyprus, Malta