Institut Ramon LLull

Grants awarded by the Institut Ramon Llull for the subtitling of audiovisual works produced and/or coproduced in Catalonia.

Introduction (Open Call 2021)

Summary of the rules for the granting of subsidies as published in the DOGC (official journal of the Catalan government) on 5th february 2021.

This document is merely informative. Applicants must check the rules and resolution for the call.


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The subtitling of audiovisual works produced and / or coproduced in Catalonia to promote  the cinematographic creation of Catalonia abroad. 


The audiovisual works must be submitted completed within the submission period established in the resolution of the call. 

Subtitling must be done during the year of the call and does not need to be completed at the time of submitting the application.  

Audiovisual productions are short and feature films (fiction, non-fiction and animation), television documentary and web documentary. 

The following are not the subject of this call: 

- The series and each of its separate chapters, miniseries and audiovisual works for a  

 commercial promotion purpose. 

- Audiovisual works that form part of artistic proposals in the field of visual arts. 

- Audiovisual works framed in the field of training. 

- Subtitling in Catalan or Occitan (in its Aranese variety) 


Independent audiovisual production companies that are registered in the Register of Audiovisual Companies of Catalonia or in the Administrative Register of Cinematographic and Audiovisual Companies managed by the ICAA (Institute of Cinematography and Audiovisual Arts) or of a member state of the European Union or associated with the European Economic Area and with an operational establishment in Spain. 


Only one application per audiovisual work must be submitted, regardless of the number of subtitles for which the aid is requested. 

The minimum eligible amount per application is 300.00 euros. 

The maximum eligible amount is 6,000.00 euros per feature film (fiction, documentary and animation), television documentaries and web documentaries and 2,000.00 euros per short filmThe amount awarded to each grant application can be up to 100% of the eligible expenditures established in regulation 5; the minimum amount that can be awarded is 300,00€. 

The amount awarded to each grant may be up to 100% of the eligible costs set out in base 5. 

The minimum amount that will be awarded per application, provided that the minimum score established in base 9 has been reached, will be 300.00 euros. 


Eligible expenses are those corresponding to the costs of subtitling the following audiovisual works: translation and subtitling in any format, as well as the subtitling costs of the promotional trailer for the audiovisual work. 


The application  will be available at the virtual office of the Institut Ramon Llull within the period established in the call. 

a) In the case of Spanish applicants: 

Business natural persons and legal entities electronically, using the virtual office of the Institut Ramon Llull. 

Spanish applicants  or foreign applicants líving in Spain who submit applications using the  virtual office must be authenticated through electronic signature Systems. 

b) In the case of foreign applicants: 

Residents in Spain: 

Business natural persons and legal entities electronically, using the virtual office of the Institut Ramon Llull. 

Non-resident foreign applicants who submit applications using the virtual office must authenticate through the identification System, with username and password in accordance with the identification document  and electronic signature of the Institut Ramon Llull. The Institut Ramon Llull is responsible for sending the username and password to interested parties after verifying the documentation proving their identity. Once the accreditation has been received, the grant application can be processed. 

Take into account the previous period required to carry out the accreditation. 


The deadline for submitting applications starts on 01.06.2021 and ends on 21.06.2021 

Submit online


All applications can be viewed online on the virtual office.



To settle any doubts regarding applications, approach Elisabeth Piqué:

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