The funding decisions of the Film- und Medienstiftung NRW are taken by proven experts.
Film funding committee: This jury consists of nine members who are each named by the shareholders – WDR, federal state of NRW, RTL, and ZDF – for a period of three years. This jury usually meets five times a year.
Graduation film jury: This jury takes its decisions in two funding sessions each year. The jury members are named by the Film- und Medienstiftung NRW and the Filmbüro NW.
Simple funding: The jury’s composition changes with each session. The Filmbüro NW e.V. appoints the three members of the jury. They are industry figures from different disciplines. There are usually three sessions being scheduled each year for production funding, and two sessions for distribution / sales.
Other juries: In addition, various other juries convene for grants and awards. The composition of the juries changes on a regular basis. Information about the current composition of the juries can be found in the respective funding communiques.