The Film- und Medienstiftung NRW has been awarding the Wim Wenders Grant since 2014 once a year to promote innovative cinematic art. Young filmmakers are supported to realise projects with new means to enrich the picture language.
Who can apply?
applications are accepted from authors, directors and video artists with their first place of residence in Germany, and especially from NRW.
What are the funding conditions?
support is awarded to projects with a cinematic approach that is innovative both regards content and in formal terms.
the development of the respective project is supported with the grant.
the prerequisite is that a project concept and a budget are submitted with the application.
the funding is in the form of a grant.
How does it work?
the prerequisite is that a consultation is held with the responsible funding official before submitting an application.
the information and documents required for the application are set out in the application forms.
there is one call for projects each year.
the funding decisions are taken by a jury chaired by Wim Wenders.
submission dates and all further documents can be found here.