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The Film- und Medienstiftung NRW launched a new programme in 2014 to provide support for graduation films at NRW film academies. The programme receives 400,000 Euros in funding from the federal state each year.

Who can apply?

  • Applications are accepted from students of NRW film academies, which are accepted by established film academy associations, with their graduation film project .

What are the funding conditions?

  • The level of support can be up to 20.000 Euros, but up to maximum 80 % of the costs.
  • The support is allocated as a grant.

How does it work?

  • A consultation with the respective funding official should take place before submitting an application.
  • The information and documents required for the application are set out in the application forms.
  • The funding decisions are taken by a jury.
  • There are two submission dates each year.

Service Centre

  • Submission dates and all further documents can be found here.


Roman Roitman
Low Budget/Documentaries
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