With the support of the Creative Europe – MEDIA programme, the CNC will endow World Cinema Support (Aide aux Cinémas du Monde in French, or ACM) with a component dedicated to the international distribution of the films supported at the production stage. This new mechanism, dubbed ACM Distribution, is intended to boost European and worldwide circulation of the international co-productions hailing from the catalogue of films supported by ACM, and involving a partner from outside Europe. This selective support will be open to European companies that offer innovative international distribution and promotional strategies for one or several ACM films in at least three territories (one of which must be European – not including France – and one non-European). The unveiling of this programme and its terms and conditions (including relevant amounts and criteria) will take place in September 2015, at the same time as the first call for applications.
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Source : Cineuropa, June 24th, 2015