Creative Europe includes an innovative financial facility to improve access to finance for Small and Medium sized Enterprises (SME) and organisations in the audiovisual, cultural and creative sectors.
The objectives of this programme are to support the financial capacity of the European cultural and creative sectors, to promote cultural and creative works and operators on a European level, to reach new audiences in Europe and support to foster policy development, innovation, audience building and new business models.
The programme consists of two sub-programmes:
- The Culture Sub-Programme helps cultural and creative organisations to operate transnationally and promotes the cross-border circulation anf the mobility of cultural players; and
- The Media Sub-Programme financially supports he EU film and audiovisual industries in the development, distribution and promotion of their work.
Supported activities shall include bilateral and multilateral cooperation, innovative actions, actions aiming to achieve greater visibility, support for literary translation and activities by organisations providing a promotional European platform for the development of emerging talent.