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Film und Medien Stiftung NRWFundingGrants / AwardsBaumi Script Development Award

In memory of the film producer and distributor Karl "Baumi" Baumgartner, the Film- und Medienstiftung NRW joined forces with Martina and Sandra Baumgartner and Pandora Film in 2015 to launch the Baumi Script Development Award.

What is being supported?

  • In the spirit of Karl "Baumi" Baumgartner, support will be granted to the independent script development of extraordinary international stories for the cinema.

Who can apply?

  • German and international authors can apply with an English-language treatment.
  • A prerequisite for participation is at least one previous filmed screenplay.


  • Further information about the funding conditions and the application procedure at



Helga Binder
Deputy Head of Film Funding
Tel. +49-211-930 50-75