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Subtitling for films, short films and documentaries

Subsidies by the Institut Ramon Llull for the subtitling of feature films, short films and documentaries produced in Catalonia

Introduction

Summary of the rules for the granting of subsidies as published in the DOGC (official journal of the Catalan government) on 15TH March 2017

This summary document is purely for information purposes. The applicant must consult the rules and the results of the call for applications.

PURPOSE

The purpose of these guidelines is to govern the awarding of grants for the subtitling of feature films (fiction, documentaries and animated films), short films and television documentaries produced in Catalonia, with the aim of encouraging and promoting Catalan film abroad.

The feature film (fiction, documentary or animated film), short film or television documentary must be completed within the grant-call year, and must be submitted in its completed form along with the application before the deadline stipulated in the resolution opening the call for grants. The subtitling must be done in the same grant-call year but need not have been totally completed before the application is submitted.

BENEFICIARIES

This grant is open to independent audiovisual production companies that are on record in the Catalan Register of Audiovisual Companies or the Administrative Register of Audiovisual and Film Companies under the aegis of the Institute of Film and Audiovisual Arts (ICAA), or companies that are from a Member State of the European Union or European Economic Area, have offices within Spain and are on record in the equivalent register in their home country.

To qualify as a grant beneficiary, the applicants must meet the following requirements and conditions.

APPLICATION

One application should be submitted per feature film (fiction, documentary or animated film), short film or television documentary.

A maximum amount of €5,000 may be awarded per feature film (fiction, documentary or animated film) and television documentary, and €1,600 per short film.

ELIGIBLE EXPENSES

The cost of translating, time coding, adapting, filing and embedding subtitles for feature films -fiction, documentaries and animated films-, short films and television documentaries in any format is considered grant-supported expenditure.

SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS

The application form is available at the electronic office of the Institut Ramon Llull

Legal entities must submit the application and take the other steps associated with the procedure for granting and justifying subsidies online, using the electronic office of the Institut Ramon Llull and the pertinent system of signatures.

Freelance individuals should preferably submit applications online, using the electronic office of the Institut Ramon Llull. They may also do so in person.

In the latter case, applications on paper must be submitted at:

  • Post offices, using the administrative post system
  • In person at the offices in Barcelona:
    Institut Ramon Llull
    Avinguda Diagonal, 373
    08008 Barcelona (Espanya)
  • At any of the registries and offices specified in article 38.4 of the legal system governing public authorities and administrative procedure act, Law 30/1992 of 26th November 1992.

In case of foreign applicants (non residents self-employed individuals and legal entities) requesting a grant for the first time at the Institut Ramon Llull:

Certification is needed. If you do not have an accreditarion, you must apply for one. The Ramon Llull Institute is responsible for generating it and send it after having verified the documentation accrediting the applicant identity.

The accreditation is valid for five years from the date of submission of documents proving the identity of the person concerned, unless there is some change.

Upon receipt of the accreditation, the applicant may apply for a grant.

DEADLINES FOR SUBMISSION

The period for applications is from the day after the publication date in the official journal of the government of Catalonia up to 29th June 2017, both inclusive.

CONSULTING AND SUBMITTING DOCUMENTS

Files may be consulted electronically on the virtual office.
Any additional documents, if applicable, and supporting documents may be submitted in digitalized format through electronic means online in our virtual office, or alternatively submitted in person.
To submit supporting documentation, see the guide document.

Contact

To settle any doubts regarding applications, approach: Elisabeth Piqué epique@llull.cat

Sponsors of IRL projects

The Institut Ramon Llull

is a consortium that comprises the Generalitat de Catalunya (Government of Catalonia), Balearic Islands Government and theBarcelona City Council, and its mission is the promotion of Catalan language and culture abroad.

Generalitat de CatalunyaGovern Illes BalearsAjuntament de Barcelona

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