Who can apply?

  • Applications are accepted from producers with a registered office in North Rhine-Westphalia

What are the funding conditions?

  • The funding amount can be up to 80% of the budgeted project development costs, up to a maximum of 75,000 Euros
  • The support is allocated in the form of a conditionally repayable, interest-free loan
  • A prerequisite is the submission of a first draft of the screenplay and a budget for the project
  • It is also possible to submit a slate of three to five projects after having a personal consultation

How does it work?

  • A consultation is necessary before submitting an application
  • The information and documents required for the application are set out in the application forms
  • There are five deadlines each year
  • The funding decisions are taken by a film funding commitee

Service Centre

  • Submission dates and all further documents can be found here


Susanna Felgener
Script Development/Preparation
Tel. +49-211-930 50-27
Meike Savarin
Tel. +49-211-930 50-47