ACM Distribution

ACM Distribution

ACM Distribution is a fund intended to support and promote the distribution and international circulation of films co-produced between a European country and a non-European country. This program received the support of the Creative Europe - MEDIA Program of the European Union.

  • Sector : Cinema - International
  • Phase of action : Distribution
  • Type of support : Animation, Fiction, Documentary, Feature film, VoD
  • Type of support : Call for projects
  • Applicant : Distributor, Worldwide sales agent, Producer

Creative Europe Media

Next call for projects

The next call for projects is currently open! It will close on March 8th, 2024.

So far, 68 films were supported and distributed in 58 different territories, not only in Europe but in North America, South America, Asia and North Africa, through 324 theatrical releases and 316 VoD releases.

The latest films supported are the following: Les Colons by Felipe Gálvez, Les Meutes by Kamal Lazraq, Si seulement je pouvais hiberner by Zoljaragal Purevdash and Tiger stripes by Amanda Nell Eu.

Important information - ACM Distribution reform

  • ACM Distribution is now open to all co-productions between a MEDIA and a non-MEDIA country respecting the % rules: The MEDIA co-producer's contribution must be included between 20% and 70% for all feature films.
  • The grant level cannot outreach 60 000 € per project.
  • A minimum of 3 partners and maximum 6 should be part of the coordinated distribution strategy.
  • French distributors can not be part of the application.
  • Distributors from coproduction countries are accepted if their territory is included in the sales agreement. The chain of rights must be respected.


Results of the last session

November 13th, 2023

Les Colons by Felipe Gálvez (Chile)

Support of 57 400 € for distribution in the following territories:  Germany; Greece; Spain; United States; United Kingdom; Ukraine.

Coordinator : MK2 Films (France)


Les Meutes by Kamal Lazraq (Morocco)

Support of 53 645 € for distribution in the following territories:  Italy; Spain; United Kingdom.

Coordinator : Charades (France)


Si seulement je pouvais hiberner by Zoljaragal Purevdash (Mongolia)

Support of 60 000 € for distribution in the following territories: Canada; Italy; Switzerland; Taiwan; United Kingdom.

Coordinator : Urban Sales (France)


Tiger Stripes by Amanda Nell Eu (Malaysia)

Support of 58 500 € for distribution in the following territories: Brazil; Norway; Spain; United Kingdom; United States.

Coordinator : Films Boutique (France)



ACM Distribution logo

For every film supported by ACM Distribution, the label hereunder must be appear in the film credits, as follows :

  • the ACM Distribution logo combined with the CNC and MEDIA logos in the opening credits ;
  • the ACM Distribution logo, combined with the CNC and MEDIA logos in the end credits, followed by the words "With the support of the Centre national du cinéma et de l’image animée and the Creative Europe – MEDIA programme"

The 3 logos must also appear on all printed promotional elements (film posters, invitations, etc) printed after the grant has been allocated, and under the same conditions (in particular in terms of size) as those of the other logos.

> Download the ACM Distribution logo (zip)

> Download the user guide of ACM Distribution label (pdf)

> Download the CNC logo

> Download the Creative Europe – MEDIA logo

Committee members


  • Mr Jérôme Paillard

Regular members

  • Ms. Charlotte Boucon
  • Ms. Birgit Kemner
  • Mr Mathias Noschis
  • Mr Patrick Sibourd

Alternate members

  • Mr François-Nicolas Descombes
  • Ms. Laurence Gachet
  • Ms. Caroline Ghienne
  • Mr Nicolas Leprêtre

Next Commissions


Next call will open on: January, 8th 2024
Submission deadline: March 8th, 2024
Committee: Avril 2024

Please send your application to Manon


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