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

Next call for projects

Next call for projects will open on July 10th and close on September 22nd, 2023.

So far, 61 films were supported and distributed in 47 different territories, not only in Europe but in North America, South America, Asia and North Africa, through 263 theatrical releases and 240 VoD releases.

Among the 7 latest films supported: Ashkal by Youssef Chebbi, La Jauria by Andrès Ramirez Pulido and Love Life by Koji Fukada

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.


Results of the last session

Ashkal by Youssef Chebbi (Tunisia)

Support of 38 000 € for distribution in the following territories: Africa & Middle-East ; Spain ; Tunisia ; United States.

Coordinator : The Party Film Sales (France)


La Jauria by Andrès Ramirez Pulido (Colombia)

Support of 25 800 € for distribution in the following territories: Portugal ; Spain ; Sweden ; Turkey.

Coordinator : Pyramide (France)


Le Bleu du Caftan by Maryam Touzani (Morocco)

Support of 37 000 € for distribution in the following territories: Australia ; Spain ; United Kingdom ; United States.

Coordinator : Films Boutique (France)


Love Life by Koji Fukada (Japan)

Support of 39 000 € for distribution in the following territories: Baltic States (Estonia ; Latvia ; Lithuania) ; Belgium ; Israel ; Netherlands ; Sweden ; Taiwan.

Coordinator : MK2 Films (France)


Plan 75 by Chie Hayakawa (Japan)

Support of 60 000 € for distribution in the following territories:  Italia ; Poland ; Spain ; Switzerland ; United Kingdom & Ireland ; United States.

Coordinator : Urban Sales (France)


Under the Fig Trees by Erige Sehiri (Tunisia)

Support of 34 000 € for distribution in the following territories: Italia ; Spain ; United Kingdom ; United States & Canada.

Coordinator : Luxbox (France)


Utama by Alejandro Loayza Grisi (Bolivia)

Support of 24 000 € for distribution in the following territories: Czech Republic ; Germany ; Spain ; United Kingdom & Ireland ; United States & Canada.

Coordinator Alpha Violet (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


First call will open on : February, 18th 2023
Submission deadline: April, 21st 2023
Committee : June 2023

Second call will open on: July, 10th 2023
Submission deadline: September, 22nd 2023
Committee : November 2023


First call will open on: January, 8th 2024
Submission deadline: March 1st , 2024
Committee: Avril 2024

Please send your application to Manon


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